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Posted October 03, 2013 by

What’s Hormones Got to Do With It?: How Your Hormones Can Affect Your Job Interview Performance

Recruiter observing job candidate during an interview

Recruiter observing job candidate during an interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’ve done everything you can think of to prepare for your job interview: You’ve researched the company you want to work for, practiced answers for interview questions that may come your way, and bought a dress-for-success outfit to wear. You think you’ve tackled the job interview from every angle, but there may be one thing that can affect your performance that you haven’t considered — your hormones. (more…)

Posted September 20, 2013 by

How Should Mothers and Single Women with Entry Level Jobs and Other Positions Be Treated in the Workplace?

I am sure women in the workplace feel they have enough competition with men, but is there now an issue involving just women?  According to one article, there may be an issue with the treatment of mothers versus single ladies.  So for the women out there with entry level jobs and other positions, the following post has more information you may be interested in.

Recentreports in Australia and the UK have shed light on an issue that many global working women face: Do women with children get preferential treatment in the workplace? Some women say yes, citing discriminatory practices in cases of requested leave and sympathy from employers—a disparity when it comes to gaining approval for vacation or early leave

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Posted September 09, 2013 by

Are You Searching for an Entry Level Job While Pregnant? Remember These 5 Tips

Going through a pregnancy does not mean you can’t find an entry level job.  The following post has five tips to help you in your job search during this special time.

Job seeking while expecting a baby isn’t ideal, but sometimes you just can’t wait until after the baby’s born. It’s not impossible to find a new job while pregnant if the situation is handled appropriately. Certain factors should be considered with you, the baby and the future

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Posted September 05, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Are You Thinking about Asking for a Flexible Schedule on Entry Level Jobs? What You Should Know

There may come a point in the careers of young professionals where they may want to ask for a flexible work schedule on their entry level jobs.  It is possible, but they should proceed with caution.  Learn more in the following post.

New research shows that when it comes to employees requesting flextime, managers favor men over women. This is not exactly encouraging news. Researchers from The University of Texas, Yale and Harvard asked managers how they would respond to requests for a flexible schedule (in the form of a shift in work hours)

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Posted August 08, 2013 by

5 Recent Graduate Jobs to Consider if You Have an English Degree

Have you just graduated from college with an English degree and wondering what recent graduate jobs are available?  The following post has five opportunities that might interest you.

Several college majors are constantly under fire for their lack of practicality or success in the labor market: Art, Philosophy, Women and Gender Studies—and English. Though today’s job market is still mending from the 2008 recession, it isn’t as black and white as it was. English majors are no longer forced into a confined box, limited to

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Posted August 08, 2013 by

First Year on an Entry Level Job? 10 Tips to Make the Most of Your New Position

As a new employee on an entry level job, you want to prove that the company’s decision to hire you was worth it.  The following post has 10 tips to help you make the most of your position.

So what happens once you’ve landed that entry-level position? You made it through the interview process, but the real work has just begun. This job will set the pace for your career not only in how you perform your tasks, but…

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Posted July 30, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Does Your Worth Match Your Recent Graduate Jobs?

Young professionals may be concerned about their worth in their recent graduate jobs.  If you feel like you are worth more than you’re currently paid, the following post may offer some encouragement to speak up.

A few years ago when I worked in corporate accounting, my boss and I had a meeting to discuss my salary. I knew what was coming. Our firm had recently gone through a merger, during which I went from being the only person in the company responsible for marketing to being one of

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Posted July 30, 2013 by

Do Your Entry Level Jobs Allow Telecommuting?

Employers who don’t allow workers to telecommute on their entry level jobs may want to reconsider.  The following post explains.

Think Beyond the Label is hosting an online career fair on July 30. Powered by Brazen Careerist, the career fair lets employers network with qualified candidates with disabilities. Join employers including Aetna, IBM and Merck by registering here. Redefining success is the current theme in today’s workplace, with more workers seeking what Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington

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Posted July 19, 2013 by

Interested in a New Entry Level Job and Career? 4 Questions to Answer Before Going Back to School

There is nothing wrong with going back to school, if it’s what you really want to do.  If you do desire landing a new entry level job and pursuing a different career, the following post has four questions for you to answer to determine if a return to school is worth it.

Here are three truths: One, it’s still a miserable economy, and the competition for sought-after jobs has risen to bloodsport levels of cruelty. Two, when we’re 18, most of us have a pretty lousy sense of self-knowledge and limited wisdom about what careers actually entail and how to build one. Three, grad school

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