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5 Lessons Every New Grad Should Learn Before Graduation

Soon to Be Graduate

I graduated with not much of plan – just to get a reputable job and make a living. I took risks, made mistakes, and learned from them; ultimately, I ended up with a job I truly enjoy. However, these last two years also taught me a thing or two about setting the foundations of a career.

You probably have heard the basics – make a good impression at work, leverage your network, etc. – but, there are a still a number of things I learned in the last two years…   

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3 Advocates That Greatly Increase Job Search Success

Job Search Advocates

A job search can be long and difficult… and lonely. After a while, frustration sets in. At first, nothing but your dream job would be acceptable.

Now, maybe you’ve considered settling for something outside your ideal career path, joining the growing ranks of the “under-employed”. In the most frustrating situations, perhaps you’re included in the million-plus 18 to 24-year olds who have completely stopped their search for a full-time job. Maybe you’ll go back to school, or move back in with your parents.

Clearly, it’s time to take your job search to the next level…    

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Consider a Social Resume to Secure Employment [Infographic]

Why you need a Social Resume to get a job

Social resumes are growing in popularity, and employers are taking notice. 92 percent of companies reported using social media for recruiting purposes in 2012, and 88 percent of job seekers are now active on one or more social networks.

This infographic takes a closer look at why a social resume is now so important, providing hints and tips that will help you secure employment.   

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Career Experts Volunteer to Get Job Seekers “Hired for the Holidays”

The team at YouTern is proud to support “Hired for the Holidays” – a collaborative effort to help exceptional job seekers find work, one person at a time.

As you read our press release below, please consider joining our efforts as a sponsor. By using your expertise, personal network and a little elbow grease, you’ll make a huge difference during this holiday season – and into the New Year!   

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