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Posted November 11, 2013 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 10 Myths to Remember

As candidates searching jobs for recent college graduates, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the information you hear about the job search.  However, don’t believe everything you read or hear about.  The following post has 10 myths to remember as you pursue a new position.

Deciding on a career path can be a complicated process. To make matters worse, you’re bound to run into a ton of bad advice, outdated clichs, and ridiculously simplistic maxims. So you can familiarize yourself with the facts (and fictions) of deciding on a career, we’ve rounded up the worst job myths

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Posted October 15, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Don’t Like Your Recent College Graduate Jobs? How to Make a Career Change

What happens to young professionals when they realize they are unhappy with their recent college graduate jobs?  They can either deal with them, or make a career change.  The following post offers advice on finding a new career path.

You loved every second of college. From day one, you knew exactly what career to pursue… what you were meant to do. You could see yourself being fulfilled by a job in this field for many years to come. Then reality hits. You aren’t happy. Or there aren’t enough jobs to

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Posted October 08, 2013 by

How to Compete for an Entry Level Job?

As a fresh college graduate entering the entry level job market, you’ll face plenty of competition.  However, there are some things you can do to stand out to potential employers, according to an infographic in the following post.

Today, most career fields aren’t exactly booming, and few have an abundance of entry-level positions. This often means going head-to-head with several talented candidates when a position opens up. If you want to catch eye…

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Posted October 07, 2013 by

Will Landing an Entry Level Job Depend More on Your College Major or Soft Skills?

While many college students may focus on what area to major in, they should also consider obtaining soft skills in order to land an entry level job in today’s workforce.  Learn more in the following post.

Many of us agonized over choosing our college major. We were told that the major we chose would determine our career path and our earnings potential for the rest of our life. What we weren’t told was most of us would never work within our chosen field anyway; that our major doesn’t matter. And that

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Posted September 12, 2013 by

6 Myths about College Admissions

If you are preparing to fill out college applications, beware of six myths concerning college admissions.

All across America, the parents of rising high school seniors are gearing up to help their children tackle this fall’s college applications. Yes, there’s a lot of excitement about taking this major step, but it’s mixed with a liberal dose of dread: Acceptance to top schools gets more brutally competitive every year. The number and variety of standardized tests seem to sprout like mushrooms. Were your kids really supposed to be building huts in Guatemala over the summer instead of lifeguarding? And why are there so many application essays to write now? (more…)

Posted August 13, 2013 by

Trying to Land an Entry Level Job? Volunteering May Make the Difference

If you are searching for an entry level job and looking for some work experience, consider volunteering as one way to help you stand out from other candidates.  Learn more in the following post.

By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com “Volunteering is not just a nights and weekends thing,” says Evan Hochberg, National Director, Community Engagement, Deloitte Services LP. “There are ways of viewing volunteerism at an intersection where it’s a win/win. It’s about maximizing the social impact you can have from volunteering and the

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Posted August 09, 2013 by

Want a New Entry Level Job in Another Career? How to Make that Change

Is the job in your current career field not quite working out?  If not, then it may be time to consider getting a different entry level job in another area.  Learn how you can make this transition in the following post.

You loved every second of your four undergraduate years. From day one, you knew this was exactly what you were meant to do for the rest of your life. You could see yourself being fulfilled by a job in this field for many years to come without losing the least bit of

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Posted July 29, 2013 by

Employers in the Market for IT Graduates; Express Concern About Interpersonal Skills

If you are a recent IT graduate, then employers are looking to hire you for entry level jobs.  In addition to what you have learned, however, be sure to bring your interpersonal skills.

School may be out, but IT hiring is in session for more than one in three firms. Thirty-five percent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed said they plan to hire new IT graduates in 2013, according to a recent poll by Robert Half Technology. (more…)

Posted July 22, 2013 by

Are There Development Entry-Level Jobs in Africa?

The following post has job search tips for people looking for entry level jobs in development in Africa.

Gayathri, you are correct in your observation – entry-level development jobs in Africa are few and far in between. Many development organizations have a higher need for senior and mid-level professionals than entry-level…

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Posted June 26, 2013 by

Summer Activities that Make a College Student Resume Look Good

Leslie Anglesey

Leslie Anglesey

Being a college student is a full-time job in itself and many students look forward to the summer as a time to take some much-needed time off. Working to earn money for school, traveling or spending time with family and friends may be on the agenda, but which activities can be added to a resume to make a student a stellar job candidate after graduation? Here are some ways of spending time out of class that can make a learner go to the top of the pile: (more…)