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Posted August 12, 2014 by

Not the Usual Recent Graduate Searching for Jobs? How to Approach 3 Challenges When Writing Your Resume

The following post discusses three challenges a recent graduate might face when searching for jobs and how to approach them on his or her resume.

There is an abundance of resume advice and examples online. However, they’re mostly unhelpful if your work and life experience doesn’t fit neatly into a template. Let’s look at a real job seeker with non-traditional work experience and outside the norm career issues, and see what happens when we do a resume

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

College Graduates, Interested in Jobs as Entrepreneurs but Don’t Know Where to Start? What You Should Do

College graduates who work on jobs where they’re not satisfied for one reason or another may feel at some point that it’s time for a change, say as entrepreneurs.  If grads are looking to go into business for themselves, the following post has advice on where they should start.

Are you “over” your 9-to-5? If you’re sick of going into the office every day and feeling totally uninspired as you sit in your cubicle working hard to grow someone else’s business, the entrepreneurial lifestyle might be a better fit for you. As an entrepreneur, you can set your own hours and

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Posted July 23, 2014 by

Entry Level Job Seekers, Want to Attract Employers? Create a Checklist to Communicate Your Personal Brand

Entry level job seekers who want to impress potential employers need to offer them something of value.  The following post suggests putting together a checklist that will communicate your personal brand.

Today, my focus is list building as a method of evaluating the effectiveness your personal brand. By taking an inventory – making a list – of all of your available assets, you’ll soon see how to stitch those assets together into a cohesive brand message that communicates real value to

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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job? 9 Ways to Find the Right Employer

If your pursuit of an entry level job is about finding the right employer, learn nine ways to approach the process in the following post.

94% of the current workforce is considering the idea of getting a new job. What does that mean for you? With so many other people looking, you’ve got to be the right fit to get hired for your first, or next, role. How do you ensure that you’re the perfect solution to

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Saving for College? What You Need to Know

I am sure going to college is a goal for many students.  While getting a higher education can set you up for career success, it can be expensive.  That’s why prospective students who are saving for college need all of the knowledge they can get concerning this decision.  The following infographic shares some points to help you plan ahead. (more…)

Posted April 21, 2014 by

Want a Salary Increase on Recent College Graduate Jobs? How to Get the Money You Believe You Have Earned

For employees on recent college graduate jobs looking for a raise, the following post offers tips to help them negotiate for the salary increase they feel they have earned.

Asking for a pay raise from a manager is never easy, partly because it’s hard finding the right words and partly because it’s hard to gauge what the right amount to ask for is without under- or over-selling yourself. But unless you review how much you’re getting paid, you’ll never be

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

Don’t Have an Entry Level Job? 5 Hidden Talents that May Help You Find Employment

Even though you may not have an entry level job, there may be something you’re good at that could benefit your job search.  Learn five hidden talents that may help you find employment in the following post.

Everyone has unique talents that make them different. Some folks thrive on their outgoing personality and ability to connect with strangers. Others can sell a product to someone who quite clearly doesn’t need it… the old “selling ice cubes to eskimos” expression. Did you know these skills could be your hidden weapon for job search and

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Posted February 20, 2014 by

Grads, Are Your Entry Level Jobs Not Dream Jobs? How to Find the Positions You Want

College graduates may not get their dream entry level jobs right away.  However, that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.  In the following post, learn how grads can find the positions they want.

If you’re stuck in a job or a field you don’t particularly like, you’ve probably found yourself asking some tough questions: How did I wind up here? Will I be here forever? As a young professional, you might feel compelled to decide right this very moment what your future career path should look like. In reality, you don’t

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