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Posted July 09, 2014 by

3 Reasons Why Graduates Should Find an Internship

If you are a college graduate looking to get some work experience and potentially discover a career, the following post shares three reasons why you should find an internship.

Featured: Featured Students always ask me if they should try to intern after college. My response is that it always depends on the student’s circumstance and previous experience. One of our campus ambassadors from UCF just graduated and is interning at UniversalMusic Groupthis summer. I asked Kailee why she decided to intern after graduation and

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Posted June 03, 2014 by

Want to Land an Entry Level Job or Internship in 2014? Top 10 Skills that Interest Employers

To boost your chances of landing an entry level job or an internship in 2014, learn the top 10 skills that are interesting to employers in the following post.

Featured: Featured Last week, I moderated a think tank for Dell in New York City. The topic of the think tank was Gen Y in the “real world” (get the connection with my book? Welcome to the Real World). I sat around a table for several hours with great students, entrepreneurs, and employers and held

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Avoid Asking These 3 Questions in an Interview

If you are an internship finder about to interview for a position, there are three questions you might want to avoid according to the following post.

Featured: Featured In my internship book, All Work, No Pay, I talk all about internship interviews — I even provide a list of the most frequently asked questions during an interview. Everyone always tells you to ask questions at the end of the interview.read more

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Posted March 31, 2014 by

Not Sure Why You Didn’t Get that Entry Level Job or Internship? Here are 14 Reasons

If you’re wondering why you did not land a particular entry level job or internship, the following post offers 14 reasons that are possible.

Featured: Not Featured We’ve all been rejected from a job or an internship interview before. It hurts – we know. Here are 14 reasons why you may not have gotten the job. 1. You weren’t responsive to the email the interviewer sent out. 2. You took too long to respond to an email (more than 24 hours). 3. Your emails

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Posted December 03, 2013 by

Sending Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 2 Quick Tips to Remember

When sending in your resumes for recent college graduate jobs, keep two tips in mind from the following post that can give them a better chance to be read.

Featured: Featured Hello everyone – I wanted to write up some quick tips on sending your resume to potential employers. I’ve noticed a few students making some mistakes this week so I want to make sure I clarify some things. read more

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Posted October 30, 2013 by

Didn’t Get the Entry Level Job, Internship, or Something Else You Wanted? How to Handle Rejection

Rejection isn’t always easy to take, whether it’s about an entry level job, an internship, or something else you really wanted.  However, do not let a minor setback get in your way.  The following post shares tips on handling rejection to help you bounce back to find success.

Featured: Featured In my new book, Welcome To The Real World, which comes out April 2014, I have a whole section about rejection and how to deal with it. Rejection is the biggest fear that young people have about the workplace. And it make sense – in the media, we don’t usually read about people’s failures

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Posted October 23, 2013 by

Pursuing an Entry Level Job in Interior Design? 4 Possible Career Opportunities

If you are searching for an entry level job in interior design, but not sure what area to pursue, check out the following post to learn about four possible career opportunities.

Featured: Not Featured This is a guest post by Anna Hicks. When you think of interior design, you probably think of beautifully-decorated, well-appointed rooms. You imagine a career matching couches to artwork, or advising clients on the best way to position televisions and sectionals while still allowing a natural traffic flow. You

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Posted September 18, 2013 by

Interested in Writing Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Tips to Enhance Your Writing

Job seekers should not underestimate the importance of good writing skills.  After all you don’t want to use text language on your resume or cover letter.  So, if you’re interested in writing jobs for recent college graduates, check out five tips to enhance your writing.

Featured: Not Featured This is a guest post by Anna Hicks. Are your writing skills holding you back? Whether you’re sending your first thank you note to a potential internship employer, or your first email to a new intern supervisor, you need to have the type of writing skills that

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Posted September 12, 2013 by

Have College Recruiters Mentioned These 5 Tips Concerning Graduate School?

In case college recruiters don’t do so, the following post shares five tips you should know concerning graduate school.

Featured: Not Featured Here are the top five things that YOU need to know about grad school! At first it’s overwhelming, but former Campus Ambassador Laura Monroe breaks it down for you. She is a recent grad of the University of Alabama and is now attending their grad school program. 1. Research multiple schools to find the graduate program

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Posted September 10, 2013 by

You Have Graduated! 5 Stages Toward Landing an Entry Level Job

Now that your graduation is over and the cap and gown have come off, now it’s time to find an entry level job.  Learn five stages to be aware of during this process in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured Stage 1: Excitement, Eagerness and Enthusiasm Three months ago, I walked out of Kenan Stadium at UNC Chapel Hill where I was one of 35,000 graduates and their families to hear Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, encourage us to go out into the world and seek opportunity. So, in typical Gen Y fashion, I

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