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Tech Salaries For College Grads Rank Highest

College graduates who took jobs in engineering or computer sciences last year saw salary gains over 2010 and were ranked the highest paying fields for first-year hires, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, based in Allentown, PA....

New Grad: Don’t Sell Yourself Short On Your Resume

Imagine for a moment, a marathon runner who has trained for years, only to stop short of the finish line. The runner has all but won the race, and a mere couple of inches are all that are needed to collect the trophy, applause and accolades they so richly deserve for all the hard work and ...

10 Great Keywords To Use On Your Resume

There are a lot of ways to enhance your resume, one of them being to add appropriate keywords throughout the document. Keywords work wonders in improving any resume because they add depth while addressing key points that hiring managers in the field are looking for. There are a number of g...

Want More Money? 5 Tips To Really Negotiate A Higher Salary

What are you worth to an employer? Quick, come up with a number. OK. Now, let’s come up with a realistic number. Negotiating salary is, for most of us, as difficult as getting past phone screens and interviews to the job offer. It can be tough to think of yourself in dollar terms. If you...

Your Boss Wants To Be Facebook Friends. Now What?!

You friend your family, acquaintances and even high school rivals but should you friend your boss on Facebook? Social networks have changed the way we communicate, share information and even find a job. But even if we don’t think twice about accepting friend requests from every person we...

Should You Move To A New Town For A Job?

In a world where good jobs are hard to come by, more and more job seekers are looking outside of their current cities to find work. According to Worldwide ERC, a workforce mobility association, their member companies spent $10 billion in 2011 on corporate relocation in the U.S. That breaks...

5 Tips To Really Standout & Land A Job

Every time you apply for a job you have the chance to be a standout, a star, or at least a unique individual with a string of talents that may be a great match for the employer's needs. But many don't see themselves that way or sell themselves that way. ...

How New Grads & Companies Should Find One Another

I get calls from friends with children graduating from college who ‘need some help’ finding internships or permanent employment. Two of the recent students I have helped are interesting to me because of the assistance they receive from their university’s career placement, as well as ...

Students: A Job Re-Search ‘How-To’ Guide

You may be a few months away from putting on your cap and gown, but how prepared are you for your job search? Don’t let the time slip by before you have had a chance to really tap into all the benefits and resources available to you as a student which can help you get started on the ...

Five Tech Start-Ups To Work For In 2012

Not everyone can join a company founded by Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs, however, so how can you tell which start-ups may be the best places to work? One way is to consider the technology, the executives involved or the source of the new firm's capital. To help you choose, we've created a...