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4 Tough Decisions Entry-Level Job Seekers Must Make

When you’re beginning your entry-level job search, it may seem like a good idea to apply for every job you can and accept the first offer you receive. After all, in such a tough job market, what if it’s the only offer you get? This kind of thinking is a mistake. You need to make sure y...

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How Young Professionals Should Prep For An Interview

A great resume isn’t going to get you hired but a great interview will. Whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional preparing ahead of time can make all the difference. “Being prepared for the interview will give you an edge over the competition,” says Pam...

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6 More Job Search Behaviors To Avoid

Unbridled stress and angst can exacerbate today's job search. The economy is uncertain, bad attitudes are ablaze and the competition is fiercer than ever. No wonder job seekers struggle with maintaining poise, hope and focus. With that said, targeted, positive and actionable behaviors are ...

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What To Do If You Get Multiple Job Offers

In an incredibly stressful job search, the idea of landing one job often seems impossible. What happens, though, when you’re so successful you receive multiple job offers? It sounds like a dream come true at first, but now you have to decide. You have all of these details to consider, su...

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Top 10 Jobs That Give Back Year Round

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season upon us, now is a time that many Americans feel inspired to help others in their community who are in need. According to Volunteering in America, volunteering is on the rise with a reported 64.3 million Americans volunteering through an organizatio...

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90% Twitter Employees Believe Business Will Improve Post-IPO

Twitter became a public company today, making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. According to the New York Times, the company closed the day 73% above its IPO price at $44.90 a share. Many employees are poised to become richer, but what about the business itself? Glassdoor has compi...

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How To Find A Job On Twitter: Part 1

There has been a lot of buzz lately about Twitter becoming a publicly traded company. At this writing, it is reported that the stock price will be somewhere between $23 and $25 and I, for one, plan on investing. (Just sayin’…) So much is being speculated about what Twitter’s valuatio...

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How To Give Original Answers To 7 Cliché Interview Questions

Throughout your career, you will participate in many, many job interviews. In all of these interviews, there are a few questions you will hear time and time again. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why should we hire you? Even though these questions are incredibly cliché,...

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How Recent Grads Can Build A Professional Network

Recent college graduates have the advantage of growing up with technology but that same reliance on the Internet, mobile phones and tablet computers can hurt them when it comes to building their professional network. Yes, being on social networks like LinkedIn is extremely important for...

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3 Resume Tips For New Grads

Most new graduates undersell their value. University career services, friends and family cite staid resume rules that stifle their message. Moreover, old-school traditionalist formats and content strategies still pervade the Internet, school halls and libraries. As such, students on the...