Tag Archives: Job Search

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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10 Tips Every Job Seeker Needs to Hear

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Research shows the average worker is going to spend less than 3 years in each job — which means you’ll need to find a dozen or more jobs over the course of your career.

So isn’t it a good idea to learn how to job search right? In order to become an expert at finding work, here are 10 things every job seeker needs to hear…   

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This is How You Make a Great First Impression [Infographic]

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Graduation time is upon us again… which means approximately 4 million college graduates are about to descend on the job market, each hoping to make that great first impression.

But what exactly makes a great first impression? What do we have to to really impress a recruiter or hiring manager?   

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7 Reasons Your Job Search is Still Getting Zero Results

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It’s the most frustrating scenario a job seeker will experience. You spruce up your resume, send it off to open jobs, and after a few weeks… you hear nothing but crickets.

No response. No returned calls. No job interviews…   

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