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Posted June 17, 2014 by

College Graduates, 10 Tips to Help You Land Entry Level Jobs

New college graduates can put themselves in a great position to land entry level jobs by applying these 10 tips in the following post.

You worked hard in college, and now its time to begin your first post-graduation job. This is an exciting, and anxious, time. You’ll undoubtedly make missteps along the way. You will continue to grow and learn. And like every other major aspect of your life, in order to thrive you’ll need to learn the landscape…

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

Thinking About Your Dream Entry Level Job? One Tool that Can Inspire You to Get It

If you have a dream entry level job, the following post explains one tool that can be helpful in your search for this position and inspire you to get it.

Are you at a crossroads in your career? Perhaps you’re looking for the perfect career for your skill set. Maybe you have an OK job, but it’s not quite what you hoped. Or maybe you’ve finished school and are planning your next move. When change is on the horizon, it’s common to

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Posted March 19, 2014 by

From Start to Finish: Networking for Your Entry Level Job Search

Do you understand how to approach networking with someone during your entry level job search?  If not, the following post shares how to do so from start to finish.

For some time, career networking has been something I do on a subconscious level. No thinking, I just do it. It has become second nature. But let’s face it: this is a great question that many struggle with heading into a career networking event. So now I’m here to answer the question! In full detail, for the world

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Posted January 17, 2014 by

7 tips for how to become a leader at work

Smiling businesswoman leading her team

Smiling businesswoman leading her team. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Becoming a leader at work is a very challenging task and it requires sufficient experience and skills to lead a team. If you are working in any organization and you want to become a leader of your staff, here are 7 tips that might help you:

Tip#1: Appreciate your juniors

Appreciate your junior staff members. If you don’t appreciate them, they won’t be in your favor. Surveys have shown that if a senior member understands and appreciates his/her juniors, he/she is more likely to become the leader of that team as compared to the one who doesn’t appreciate the same junior staff at all. You would be chosen and selected as the finest leader if you keep appreciating and encouraging your subordinates. They will eventually consider you as their leader even before you become one. Remember that a leader is not a person who “tells” its juniors; instead a leader is the one who “shows” its juniors how to perform a specific task. (more…)

Posted December 13, 2013 by

College Recruiting at a Networking Event? How the Way You Think Can Lead to Success: Part 2

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 2nd 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. See here for part 1 of the blog. Challenge your self-limiting beliefs Very often

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Do You Ever Communicate By Phone On Your Entry Level Jobs?

Young professionals, do you ever communicate by phone on your entry level jobs?  It might seem old school to some these days, but actually talking to someone can offer some benefits, according to the following post.

Picking up the phone is a slowly dying practice. It’s scary that so many, especially among us Millennials, are dead-set against dialing up coworkers or taking calls, seemingly to avoid personal – human – interaction. Does anyone remember a time when the only thing you could do with a phone… was communicate?

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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 November 06, 2013 by

Applying for Recent Graduate Jobs? Avoid These 10 Resume Cliches

If you don’t want recruiters and employers to dismiss your resume when applying for recent graduate jobs, avoid using the 10 resume cliches in the following post.

Know the trouble with most resumes? To a recruiter, they sound just like every other resume. This is no one’s fault… because that is how most of us are taught to write resumes. Sure it sounds good to us; after all, we don’t read 100+ resumes a day. To those who do – those

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Posted September 06, 2013 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job? Find a Career Field that Fulfills Your Passion

For college students and recent graduates who hope to obtain success in the real world, they should discover what their passion is.  Considering this thought when choosing a career path can help them decide on which entry level job to accept.  Learn more about passion in the following post.

Once you enter the working world, you’ll hear office banter like, “You know you’ve made it when the big guy wants to see you” or “All the hard work is going to be worth it someday.” Do you really want to wait for someday? You’re focused on the big payoff of success. But what

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Posted September 06, 2013 by

Following Up After an Internship or Entry Level Job Interview? Make a Good Impression with a Hand Written Thank You Note

If you want to make a good impression and perhaps even distinguish yourself from other candidates, consider following up an internship or entry level job interview with a hand written thank you note.  Learn how to structure it in the following post.

Featured: Featured I know that it sounds very ‘old school’ but you MUST send a Hand-Written Thank You note after each internship interview. Here are some guidelines on what to include, when to send, etc. read more

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