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Interview tips that will make you look good

Interview tips that will make you look good

OK, so you’ve fine-tuned your application so that your resume, cover letter, portfolio pieces, professional references and college transcript are attractive, informative and succinct. Even better, you’ve sent out a handful of entry-level job applications and heard back from a number of companies. Now comes the hard part – the initial interview. Even if your [...]

January 6, 2012 More
Employment outlook good, but slow for 2012

Employment outlook good, but slow for 2012

Since the economic collapse that shook the U.S. and world markets in 2008, unemployment has been one of the most divisive issues in economic news.

January 6, 2012 More
Tips for conducting a successful and informative employee review – part II

Tips for conducting a successful and informative employee review – part II

After your new entry-level employees have been on the job for a month or two, scheduling a performance review can be a great way to provide constructive feedback and highlight areas of success.

January 5, 2012 More
Tips for conducting a successful and informative employee review – part I

Tips for conducting a successful and informative employee review – part I

For many HR professionals, hiring the best and brightest college graduates for entry-level positions is only half the battle.

January 5, 2012 More
Using Career Search Engines- Quick Tip

Using Career Search Engines- Quick Tip

Whether you’re quickly approaching graduation or are recently out of college, the internet is an excellent tool for finding job listings and submitting an application. Career search engines allow you to browse hundreds of listings simultaneously while specifying entry-level positions, desired salary range, location, career field and many other important factors. However, with so many [...]

January 5, 2012 More
Feeling Stress? Take A Break!

Feeling Stress? Take A Break!

If you’re currently in the market for an entry level position, you know how difficult the search process can be. It can take months before you start hearing back from potential employers, and then even longer before you secure your first interview. Even worse, you might hear about college friends who found a job right [...]

January 4, 2012 More
Got a Job!! Tips for your first day of work

Got a Job!! Tips for your first day of work

As a recent college graduate, you probably know that the U.S. is currently experiencing one of the most difficult and competitive job markets in its history. With thousands upon thousands of people looking for entry-level positions, finally securing one is an accomplishment in and of  itself. You’ve now managed to join the rank of employed [...]

January 4, 2012 More
Common, yet vital interview questions to expect

Common, yet vital interview questions to expect

Between preparing a resume, cover letter, portfolio, academic transcript and professional recommendations, there are many necessary steps that go into landing a job interview. Once you’re in the interview, you’ll likely be asked to detail your skills and relevant work experience. However, during many interviews, you’ll also encounter several common, yet vital interview questions that [...]

January 4, 2012 More
Tips for hiring the best college graduates

Tips for hiring the best college graduates

Today’s job market is constantly evolving to accommodate new technology, new industries and new workers.

January 3, 2012 More
Two Important Job Searching Tips Before Applying

Two Important Job Searching Tips Before Applying

  If you’ve recently graduated from college and are preparing to search for your first entry-level position, then you likely know the importance of producing a strong cover letter, resume, educational transcript, professional and character references and portfolio pieces. However, you might not be aware of lesser-known but important preparations you should make before even [...]

January 3, 2012 More