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Turning your internship into an entry-level job

Turning your internship into an entry-level job

For many college students and recent graduates, internship opportunities represent their strongest avenue for building an impressive resume, making networking connections, earning a real-world understanding of their chose field and mastering basic skills.

May 15, 2012 More
Tips for securing great job references and recommendations

Tips for securing great job references and recommendations

As you approach the end of your senior year of college, your attention has no doubt shifted to careers for graduates that fit your education and interests.

May 14, 2012 More
Debunking myths about the job search

Debunking myths about the job search

As graduation approaches and you start gearing up your search for premium entry level jobs and internships, you’ll likely hear a lot of information about what is and isn’t appropriate job hunting behavior.

May 14, 2012 More
How to break into the world of journalism

How to break into the world of journalism

It’s no secret that the journalism industry has taken some serious hits in recent years – newspaper subscriptions are down, journalists are being laid off and most content is shifting toward free, online mediums.

May 11, 2012 More
What do recent college graduates expect from employers?

What do recent college graduates expect from employers?

On the subject of the job marketplace, the focus is often on what recent college graduates can do to make themselves more appealing to employers during the hunt for premium entry level jobs and paid internships.

May 11, 2012 More
What to do the night before an interview

What to do the night before an interview

After following the best resume advice you can find and sending out applications to several premium entry level jobs, you finally heard back from an employer who wants to interview you for an available position.

May 11, 2012 More
Nailing the first impression at an interview

Nailing the first impression at an interview

While your resume, cover letter and references are huge factors in the success of interviewing for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, none of it will matter if you blow the first impression.

May 10, 2012 More
What a preliminary interview should accomplish

What a preliminary interview should accomplish

In today’s competitive job market, your company can receive dozens of applications the second postings for premium entry level jobs and internships go online.

May 10, 2012 More
Three tips for a better resume

Three tips for a better resume

In your continuing search for premium entry level jobs and paid internships following graduation, perhaps the most important document in any application is your resume.

May 9, 2012 More
April job report points to uncertain growth

April job report points to uncertain growth

At the start of 2012, many economist and financial authorities were surprised to see that the country was experiencing slow but steady job growth.

May 9, 2012 More
Three movies about being unemployed

Three movies about being unemployed

As you begin your post-grad search for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, you’ll likely experience some frustration trying to get hiring managers to respond to your emails or even read your resume.

May 9, 2012 More
Three undergraduate steps toward becoming an early childhood teacher

Three undergraduate steps toward becoming an early childhood teacher

Teachers are among the most important and influential people in just about everyone’s lives.

May 8, 2012 More
LinkedIn shows strong performance indications

LinkedIn shows strong performance indications

It should come as no surprise that the world of hiring and recruiting have been forever changed by social media and online resources.

May 8, 2012 More
Three money-saving tips for post-grad life

Three money-saving tips for post-grad life

Unfortunately, the “poor college student” stereotype doesn’t disappear the second you receive your diploma – it can take months, even years, before you’re financially stable.

May 8, 2012 More
What you need to know about being a professional chef

What you need to know about being a professional chef

If you consider yourself something of a culinary expert and are interested in pursuing a career as a professional chef, there are a few things you should know about the reality of the position.

May 7, 2012 More