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Posted September 08, 2014 by

College Graduates, Have You Thought about Lying on Your Resumes to Get Jobs?

Even though they might think they can get away with it, college graduates should not lie on their resumes to get jobs, or else they might get caught and cost themselves employment.  In the following post, learn more about lying on resumes from an infographic.

Most employees have lied on a resume at one point or another. In fact, up to 78% of applicants admit to submitting “misleading” resumes. And 84% of recruiters and hiring managers state they have come across fabricated facts on resumes. So what’s the harm? Everybody does it. And when the job market is

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Posted July 15, 2014 by

Graduates, Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Questions You Should Ask First

Before interviewing for entry level jobs, graduates should ask these 10 questions in the following post when scheduling a meeting about a position.

There is a ton of advice out there about questions to ask during an interview… and rightly so; asking the right questions can put you way ahead of the job seeking pack. That is not, however, the first chance you have to impress a potential employer. Other than your resume, cover letter

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

If GPA is Not Hiring Criteria for Entry Level Jobs, What Should College Students Focus on in School?

Most college students probably believe that making good grades is important to improve their chances of getting hired for entry level jobs.  However, this might not be the case for all employers.  In the following post, find out what some say should be the focus for students during their college years.

If your main goal in college has been to be an A-student, you may not have loved the recent declaration from Google that your GPA doesn’t really matter when it comes to landing your dream job. But before you skip out on your next exam in protest, make sure you’ve got the

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Posted October 03, 2013 by

Have an Unorganized Desk at Your Entry Level Job? Why It Might be Helpful

While your boss may encourage you to keep a clean desk on your entry level job, it might benefit how you work.  Learn more in the following post.

Your mother, your teachers and plenty of career writers (including ours!) have extolled the virtues of keeping an organized office space. When it comes to productivity, focus, lack of distraction and less stress, having a neat and orderly desk just seems to make sense, right? Maybe not. In a recent post on The New York Times

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Posted September 20, 2013 by

Need Some Help on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Ask for It

There may come a time or two when young professionals need some help on their recent graduate jobs.  However, they may not always feel comfortable asking.  In the following post, get some tips to make doing so a little easier.

Whether you’re negotiating your salary, hoping to snag a new freelance client or simply trying to get a coworker to pitch in more on a team project, knowing how to successfully ask for want you want is a crucial skill to have in your career toolbox. But so much goes into a good “ask” that it can

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Posted June 04, 2013 by

Where Does Health Care Reform Fit into Your Search for an Entry Level Job?

You may hear talk about how health care reform could affect your job search.  So, what might it mean for finding an entry level job?  The following post has more information.

Anyone paying attention knows that the U.S. economy, and by extension the job market, is not what it used to be. This fact has made life extremely difficult for job seekers looking for gainful employment. What you might not know is that the Affordable Care Act could be contributing to your tough job search.

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Posted April 01, 2013 by

Recruiters: 5 Mistakes You’re Making on Your Job Postings

Recruiters, if you want more applicants applying for your open positions, avoid the five mistakes mentioned in the following post.

Times are tough for recruiters these days. You’re overworked, underpaid, and (worst of all) you’re left with the impossible task of trying to find candidates who don’t seem to exist. Put the whole overworked, underpaid thing to one side for a moment. Focus on the candidates. The job market is full of them. In fact, it’s

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Posted November 26, 2012 by

Baby boomer retirements under way, vacancies go unfilled

CollegeRecruiter.comIt seems that more government workers are retiring, which is leaving a void in this workforce.  Find out what problems now exist in the following post.

The long awaited mass of retirements is finally hitting the federal government sector, but it comes at a time when attrition is high, budgets are tight and salaries are frozen, causing a number of workforce issues for agencies, Federal Times reports.

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