Archive for Category: "Job Search Advice"

How to get a great job with terrible grades

How to get a great job with terrible grades

Graduation day is fast approaching, and all those promises you made yourself about boosting your grades haven’t been fulfilled. As you prepare your post-graduation job search, you might find your GPA is a liability.

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5 great fields for people with associate degrees

5 great fields for people with associate degrees

An associate degree is a great way to get some higher education in a marketable skill. And there are career options for people with associate degrees. According Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, there are about 29 million jobs — 21 percent of all U.S. jobs — that pay an average of $35,000 or more and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.

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Spring forward with resume tips

Spring forward with resume tips

Spring is here which means it’s not only time to dust off your shelves but your resumes as well.

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5 ways to get noticed by recruiters

5 ways to get noticed by recruiters

Working with a recruiter can help you get the job you want — but finding one to work with can be hard. Here are five ways to get noticed by recruiters.

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5 things HR wishes all job applicants knew

5 things HR wishes all job applicants knew

When you apply for a job, don’t waste your time or annoy the recruiter or hiring manager by bungling the process. Instead, prepare yourself by learning these five things HR wishes all job applicants knew. What you’re applying for If you’re conducting an extended or wide-ranging job search, it can be hard to keep track [...]

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4 lessons you won’t learn in college

4 lessons you won’t learn in college

With graduation right around the corner — and the continued popularity of Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In – many young women are trying to figure out the right career path.

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5 questions you should be able to answer in an interview

5 questions you should be able to answer in an interview

If you’re preparing for a job interview, you need to consider the types of questions you’ll be facing. Here are five questions you should be able to answer in an interview because there’s a good chance you’ll encounter them during your job search.

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Adjectives every resume should include

Adjectives every resume should include

Can one word make or break your resume?

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The phone interview checklist

The phone interview checklist

Most people will participate in a phone interview at some point in their career.

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5 resume mistakes nearly everyone makes

5 resume mistakes nearly everyone makes

Resumes can be a tricky business. Though people can’t seem to agree on the rules, exactly, there are a few mistakes that virtually everyone acknowledges are wrong. Misspelled words, poor grammar, and any lies (or even exaggerations) all fall into this category.

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