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No Work Experience? Try These 5 Tips to Improve Your Job Search

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If you’re a recent graduate or entering the workforce after an extended break, you know it’s a tough market for those with little to no work experience. Amassing that experience that makes you a viable candidate can seem like a circular predicament with no solution in sight, but there’s light at the end of the job search tunnel. Keep reading for five helpful tips on how to approach your job search when you have no work experience.   

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How to Write the Perfectly Imperfect Cover Letter (and Get Hired)

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This is a message to all recent grads who, as they write each cover letter they send, feel compelled to claim they are perfect for a job:

You can write an imperfect cover letter and still get hired!   

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Hard Time Getting Hired? Strengthen Those Soft Skills!


The recent graduate with a Science degree asks, “Why does it work?” The recent graduate with an Engineering degree asks, “How does it work?” The recent graduate with an Accounting degree Asks, “How much will it cost?” The recent graduate with a Liberal Arts degree asks, “Do you want fries with that?” That’s an old joke. And admittedly one that Liberal Arts majors (and their tuition-paying parents) may not think is funny. The reality for college students, however, is that this joke could apply to almost any major – especially in the recent job market. As a Communications degree holder   

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