Tag Archives: Job Search

Job Seekers: Recruiters Will Find You Here

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Recruiting has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. The days of applying for a job online is NOT how most candidates are found anymore.

Recruiters should now be called detectives, because we use social media a lot to seek out those we find. Today, everything, and everyone, is searchable… and research-able…   

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15 Ways Inexperienced College Grads Can Build Great Brands

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With limited experience in the workforce, college grads must be resourceful when it comes to establishing their personal brand. So we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:

What is the one piece of advice you’d give recent college grads, even with limited work experience, to help them build a great brand?   

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5 Must-Ask Questions for Your Next Job Interview

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“Do you have any questions for me?”

During a job interview, you know this question is coming your way!

Did you know that most job candidates fail to ask questions at the end of their job interview? And not because they don’t have any… but because many candidates hear those words (“do you have any questions for me”) they are instantly filled with a sense of relief… it’s over!   

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10 Questions Every New Grad Wants to Ask (And the Answers)

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You’re so close to graduation you can feel it, but your head is also spinning (read: freaking out) with questions about post-grad life. Questions that some of you happened to tell us, and that we got real experts to answer.

So, read up. You can thank us later…   

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LinkedIn 101: Here’s How New Job Seekers Can Stand Out

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94 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to search for candidates, according to a 2014 Jobvite study… yet just 36 percent of job seekers are active on LinkedIn.

Because the site is used by so many recruiters, but comparatively few job seekers, those who do leverage LinkedIn can stand out. Here’s how…
   

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Here’s How You’ll Defeat Unemployment After Graduation

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You finished your last finals, picked up your graduation robe and scheduled that celebratory family dinner. Everything has fallen into place… except that all-encompassing search for a job.

You’ve tapped your network, sent hundreds of applications and even invested in your first corporate wardrobe. But your inbox sits quietly; mocking you; daring you to get your hopes up…   

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