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Posted May 01, 2014 by

Preparing to Interview for Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Make an Impression in 90 Seconds

When interviewing for recent graduate jobs, keep in mind that what you say and do can make a difference between getting hired or not getting hired.  Learn how to make an impression in 90 seconds from an infographic in the following post.

In a survey of more than two thousand recruiters, one-third reported that they knew – within 90 seconds – whether they were going to hire that candidate, or not. 90 seconds. What are recruiters looking for in that minute-and-a-half? Here are some important data points from an infographic from CollegeAtlas.org

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Posted April 25, 2014 by

5 Strategies to Search for Entry Level Jobs You May Not Like but Have the Potential to Pay Off

While there might be certain strategies you may not fall in love with when searching for entry level jobs, using them might pay off to get employed.  Learn what these strategies are in the following post.

The 2014 job search requires you to be a near-expert at many contemporary job search strategies. This includes things that you love (and are easy) to do… and those things that make you more than a bit uncomfortable (in part because they are not easy to do). And yet, once you sort through those emotions and apply these strategies, you’ll

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Posted April 23, 2014 by

Have Something to Say to the Boss, but Don’t Want to Lose Your Entry Level Job? How to Handle the Situation

Are you on an entry level job, and have something to say to your boss?  If yes, then the following post has advice on how to handle the situation without losing your job.

If you think you’re the only person who’s ever dreamed of chucking a ninja star at your boss, think again. The sadistic smartphone game Beat the Boss has been downloaded eight million times and spawned two highly popular sequels. Beat the Boss is billed as a game to relieve pent-up

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Posted April 17, 2014 by

Top Interviewing Tips to Make a Killer Sales Hire

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

Running a recruitment company, KAS Placement, I’m often asked by business development professionals as to my thoughts on interviewing for a sales, sales management, or account management job.

Frequently, I get variations on three of the same inquiries, the answers to which collectively provide crucial insight into how to approach interviewing from a fresh and original perspective.

Sales Interview Tips

Question #1: ”How many questions should I ask, which ones should I ask and when do I ask them?” Essentially, employers want to make sure they are asking the right questions. (more…)

Posted April 01, 2014 by

Have Phone Interviews for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Tips to Help You Succeed

If you’re interviewing for recent college graduate jobs by phone, keep these tips from the following post in mind to have success.

Congratulations! You’ve been selected for a phone screen. Now what? As a recruiter, I’ve witnessed many people struggle with the phone screen stage of the interview process. Too often, candidates end up in phone screen purgatory: getting close to the job of their dreams, but never advancing to the next stage. The good news is

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Networking to Establish a Personal Brand to Help Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs? Don’t Make These 9 Mistakes

Networking is a great opportunity to create a personal brand for yourself, which could also help your search for recent graduate jobs.  However, there are nine mistakes that could hurt your brand, according to the following post.

You may not know it yet, but while you are working hard to build a respectable personal brand – you may be doing the exact opposite. While you labor to extend your contact list and sphere of influence – you are actually limiting your potential. All because you’re making these nine easily fixable rookie networking mistakes:

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

7 Word Question to Ask During Your Entry Level Job Search

When applying for an entry level job, you must think about the employer’s needs.  Ask yourself a seven word question found in the following post.

There’s a short, 7-word phrase that should be a key part of your career development and personal branding arsenal – the thing that differentiates you from everyone else. And those seven words are… “What can I do to help you?”

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Posted January 21, 2014 by

Preparing to Interview for an Entry Level Job? 15 Things Recruiters Are Watching

As an entry level job seeker preparing for an interview, keep in mind 15 things that recruiters are paying attention to according to the following post.

Job interviews are complicated – no doubt about it. So much information to remember and to articulate… so much to get perfect and so much can go wrong. I often get questions from readers asking for job interview tips. I thought it might help to provide a guide to what I look

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

College Recruiting at a Networking Event? How the Way You Think Can Lead to Success: Part 1

Are you college recruiting at a networking event?  The key to finding success could all be in the way you think.  Learn more in the following post.

In this 2 part blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores how your mind is often the biggest barrier to winning business from attending networking events. Getting results from attending a networking group depends as much on your attitude as whether you are going to the

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Posted September 23, 2013 by

25 Odd Jobs that Make Good Money

Are you currently unemployed or looking to make some extra money?  If so, the following infographic features 25 odd jobs that pay well. (more…)