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Posted August 14, 2014 by

Starting an Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Find Success Early in Your Career

If you’re about to begin an entry level job, learn five tips to find early career success in the following post.

The primary advantage of having a mentor and listening to solid career advice: the head start it gives your career Through these mentors, and their been-there-done-that advice, you have the opportunity to skip the mistakes others have made – and to quickly learn the secrets of success – while

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Posted June 11, 2014 by

Social Media Trends that Could Help Recent College Graduates Find Jobs

For recent graduates trying to find jobs, consider applying these social media trends to your job searches, according to the following post.

Social media changes rapidly; there are constantly new ways of leveraging it in your job search. Social media trends in 2014 include a focus on visual content, new tools for LinkedIn users, and a need for all employees to possess social media skills. To maintain your relevance in the workforce, apply these three current social media trends to

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Posted March 27, 2013 by

1.8 Million 2013 Four-Year College Grads Entering Improving Job Market

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

With college seniors around the nation returning to their respective campuses following spring break recess, many will undoubtedly turn their attention to their impending graduation and the search for their first post-collegiate job.  A new analysis of the entry-level job market estimates that while the job market continues to strengthen for college graduates, the environment remains highly competitive, which may force some to pursue unexpected career paths.

In its annual college graduate job-market outlook, global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. says this year’s crop of 1.8 million bachelor’s degree recipients will be able to take advantage of the 36 consecutive months of private-sector employment growth that has occurred since the jobs recovery began in earnest in March 2010.

“Job creation has been slow, but it has been steady.  Over the past 14 months, private payrolls have grown by an average of 190,000 new workers per month.  There are a growing number of opportunities for job seekers, but the search definitely requires an aggressive approach.  This is especially true for new graduates, who are likely to have less real-world experience to point to in job interviews,” said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas. (more…)