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Posted January 14, 2015 by

5 Ways for a Woman to Create Financial Independence

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Woman saving money in a piggybank – isolated over white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College graduation is a milestone. Marked with a cap and gown, a ceremony, and also, financial independence. After college, you may be faced with making a number of decisions regarding your career, living situations and personal relationships. All of these areas of your life are improved if you are managing a path toward financial freedom. Here are five ways for a woman to create financial independence: (more…)

Posted December 19, 2014 by

10 mistakes that should be avoided when negotiating a salary

"Before you start negotiating for your client. I should remind you this job only pays $30,000."

“Before you start negotiating for your client. I should remind you this job only pays $30,000.” Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you’re a newbie at hunting for the perfect job or a seasoned professional, whether you hate salary negotiations or love them, the truth is it’s important to master salary negotiation strategies. Avoiding traps is essential to landing an offer that you deserve. Here are 10 mistakes you should steer clear of when bargaining salary terms. (more…)

Posted April 28, 2014 by

Need to Quickly Boost Your Confidence Before Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here is How to Do It

Having confidence going into your entry level job interview is a plus.  If you need to gain some quickly, the following post explains how to do so.

Many people dread social situations… parties, and family gatherings, particularly those with people they don’t know or whom they haven’t seen for a while. It’s perhaps even worse to face these situations during a job search. Elevator pitches, job interviews, networking events can be very stressful; especially so when you don’t feel sure of yourself. In the

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Posted April 28, 2014 by

Do You Know These 5 Things When Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn users searching for recent graduate jobs should be aware of five things about the site found in the following post.

You’ve created your LinkedIn profile, crafted a compelling headline and updated all of your past experience and education… so you’re all set to go. Recruiters will just start magically calling, right? Wrong. If you wait around for recruiters to find you – and don’t actually DO something with your LinkedIn account – then you’re missing out. And

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Posted February 21, 2014 by

Want to Make Networking a Little Easier for Recent Graduate Jobs? Tips for Your Next Career Event

If you’re about to attend a networking event to learn more about recent graduate jobs, the following post has some tips to make this opportunity a little easier.

When you hear the work “networking”, do you get a sudden tightness in your stomach? If so, that’s a pretty standard reaction. I’ve attended many networking events in my professional life, and I’ve realized… they can be a lot of work! But, with just a bit of planning ahead of time,

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Posted December 26, 2013 by

Want Information About Entry Level Jobs? 4 Steps to Reach Out and Touch Experts in Your Industry

Before applying to entry level jobs, you may want more information about them from those more knowledgeable than you.  The following post shares four steps to approach contacting experts in your industry, which could lead to a mutually beneficial relationship in the future.

So you just started a blog, launched your side hustle or began your own business. You’re eager to learn quickly so your new project can springboard your career onto bigger and better things. But sometimes you just get a little stuck. Sure, you know how to Google as well as the next person. But

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

Preparing to Interview for an Entry Level Job? 10 Things to Know About Body Language

When interviewing for an entry level job, understand that your nonverbal communication is just as important as your verbal communication.  In the following post, learn 10 things you should know about body language during an interview.

Having sat on both sides of the interviewing table, Guy Cole is conscious of the importance of non-verbal communication flowing between the two parties. “Interviewing is a tricky thing for the interviewee; you have to read the interviewer. Are they looking for you to talk? Are they looking for you to listen? You have

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Posted December 02, 2013 by

How to Master Your Entry Level Job Search

What you put into your job search is what you will get out of it.  While success may not come overnight, you can master your entry level job search and eventually win the job.  Learn how to master finding a job in the following post.

Think about any skill… playing the piano, for example. To master that skill, you must practice for hours, days, weeks… even months or years. Gradually, you see small improvements… then begin hitting big milestones. Eventually, you look back and see how much you’ve improved; how you’ve mastered the skill. A job

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