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Dealing with the stress of job hunting

Tips for dealing with the stress of job hunting

When you’re on the hunt for premium entry level jobs, it can be discouraging and stressful to spend months after graduation constantly sending out applications.

February 28, 2012 More
Skills you need to succeed in public relations

Skills you need to succeed in public relations

Public relations is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand and successful industries in America.

February 28, 2012 More
Unemployment rates hold at a four-year low

Unemployment rates hold at a four-year low

It seems that 2012 has brought with it plenty of positive economic news in the U.S.

February 23, 2012 More
Obama takes on corporate tax codes

Obama takes on corporate tax codes

Following up on proposals he made during the State of the Union address back in January, President Barack Obama plans to announce an overhaul of federal tax code in respect to U.S. corporations, CBS News reports.

February 22, 2012 More
Body language tips for nailing a job interview

Body language tips for nailing a job interview

When it comes to nailing a premium entry level job interview, how you act something can matter just as much as what you’re saying in the first place.

February 22, 2012 More
Obama marks payroll tax cut extension as a major victory

Obama marks payroll tax cut extension as a major victory

President Barak Obama scored some significant political points back in December when he convinced quarreling Congressional Democrats and Republicans to pass a two-month extension of payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits for millions of Americans.

February 22, 2012 More
The importance of a well-organized portfolio in marketing

The importance of a well-organized portfolio in marketing

If you’re on the search for premium entry level jobs or internships in the field of marketing, there are a number of steps you’ll need to take in order to score an interview.

February 21, 2012 More
Jeremy Lin: Three job-finding lessons you can learn

Jeremy Lin: Three job-finding lessons you can learn

Only a short time ago, few people outside of diehard New York Knicks and basketball fans could tell you who Jeremy Lin was. Today, Lin’s success on the court have turned him into a national phenomenon – prompting tongue-in-cheek catchwords such as “Lin-sanity!” What’s the secret to Lin’s success and how can you apply these [...]

February 17, 2012 More
What not to wear to an interview

What not to wear to an interview

Just about everyone knows that what you wear to an entry level job interview matters. However, even the most well-intentioned applicants can make fashion faux pas that can cost them points with hiring managers. Here are some items never to wear to an interview. Backpack While plenty of young professionals carry backpacks to work, bringing [...]

February 16, 2012 More
Congress finalizing deal over payroll tax cuts

Congress finalizing deal over payroll tax cuts

It has been months in the making, but members of the bi-partisan Congressional committee have begun putting the final touches on a deal that will extend payroll tax cuts, unemployment benefits and Medicare coverage throughout the remainder of 2012, according to CBS News.

February 16, 2012 More
Looking for healthcare job opportunities? Consider being a physician assistant

Looking for healthcare job opportunities? Consider being a physician assistant

For students still in college considering what career direction to take, the number of potential opportunities for premium entry level jobs can seem overwhelming.

February 15, 2012 More
Further Republican concessions over unemployment benefits

Further Republican concessions over unemployment benefits

Following news on Tuesday that Congressional Republicans agreed extend payroll tax cuts throughout the rest of the year, another shocking conservative turnaround could see unemployment benefits and Medicare payments pass as well, according to the Washington Times.

February 15, 2012 More
Tips for mentoring new employees

Tips for mentoring new employees

It may seem like most of your energy as a hiring manager is spent identifying and narrowing down applicants for premium entry level jobs at your company, but this is only half the battle.

February 15, 2012 More
Republicans agree to extend payroll tax cut

Republicans agree to extend payroll tax cut

After weeks of back and forth negotiations between Congressional Democrats and Republicans working on the bi-partisan committee to extend payroll tax cuts, an agreement seems to have been reached.

February 14, 2012 More
Ensuring your health and happiness when starting a new job

Ensuring your health and happiness when starting a new job

Though you might not realize it, starting a premium entry level job can take a major toll on your mental and physical state. If you thought long nights studying for college exams and finishing up term papers were rough, you’re in for a nasty shock with strict assignment deadlines, early mornings every day and the [...]

February 13, 2012 More