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The perfect pre-interview schedule for job seekers

The perfect pre-interview schedule for job seekers

You’re going in for a job interview, and though it’s probably not the first and may not be the last, it’s still got you pretty nervous and uptight.

March 29, 2013 More
4 reasons to take that low-paying job while you seek the premium entry-level position

4 reasons to take that low-paying job while you seek the premium entry-level position

Naturally, as a new college grad, you want to break into publishing, become an investment banker, change the world while working for the United Nations or kick​-start your own company – but right now, that dreams still a week, month or four years away.

March 28, 2013 More
Three habits to avoid when applying for jobs

Three habits to avoid when applying for jobs

As the weeks after college graduation slowly tick by with barely a nibble on your applications for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, it’s easy to become discouraged and lose interest in the process.

March 25, 2013 More
Looking at source of hire in the past and today

Looking at source of hire in the past and today

Source of hire has changed significantly in some ways (and not at all in other ways), and there’s plenty for the 2013 hirer to learn from the world before broadband as well as last year’s stats.

March 25, 2013 More
How to improve your new hires’ professional development and training

How to improve your new hires’ professional development and training

Creating an efficient training program for your newest employees requires an artist’s craftsmanship and an engineer’s planning.

March 21, 2013 More
How to manage living expenses when interning

How to manage living expenses when interning

Paying for even meager living expenses can be tough when you’re an intern.

March 19, 2013 More
How social media images and photos can improve your hiring process

How social media images and photos can improve your hiring process

Perhaps you’re recruiting college students for internships or looking to bring on some new talent in a few of your departments.

March 19, 2013 More
The pros and cons of interviewing through Skype or FaceTime

The pros and cons of interviewing through Skype or FaceTime

If you own a laptop, you’ve probably had at least one personal or professional conversation via webcam before.

March 18, 2013 More
How an internship program could completely change your small business

How an internship program could completely change your small business

Once upon a time, most people went into their life profession through apprenticeship. A young person was apprenticed to a local artisan and learned their craft in that way. Modern day internship programs aren’t all that different.

March 11, 2013 More
Job interview deal breakers

Job interview deal breakers

Over time, it becomes pretty easy to recognize the kinds of candidate behaviors and conduct that should throw up red flags.

March 8, 2013 More
Three common courtesies during the hiring process

Three common courtesies during the hiring process

Hiring can be a tough time.

March 7, 2013 More