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Tips for finding internships via personal contacts

Tips for finding internships via personal contacts

How do you start seeking internships via your personal contacts when you’re still working on establishing those?

April 3, 2013 More
Ways to make your blog stand out

Ways to make your personal blog stand out

If you’re like most people surfing the job market in this modern age, you’ve probably got a resume complemented by a hyperlink or two.

April 2, 2013 More
How to build a better resume while you're still in school

How to build a better resume while you’re still in school

While a campus can feel like a bubble, set apart from much of reality, that doesn’t mean you can’t start building a more impressive resume while still within your college walls.

April 1, 2013 More
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
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
Escaping “college student” fashion in the workplace

Escaping “college student” fashion in the workplace

As you sort through premium entry level jobs and paid internships in your post-grad search, you’ll no doubt discover the importance fashion plays in establishing a good reputation with employers.

February 13, 2013 More
Work What You Love into Your Career

Work What You Love into Your Career

Here’s some interesting career advice from Steve Levitt, author of Freakonomics: “Make sure that whatever you love doing is something other people don’t love to do.” Steve makes a practical point (what else could we expect from an economist?) But even if you’re passionate about something that plenty of people love, there are ways to [...]

February 11, 2013 More
Surviving the world's worst internship

Surviving the world’s worst internship

It happens to the best of us. You sign on for what promises to be a great experience and somewhere between day one and that final shift somewhere months down the line you realize that you’ve made a terrible mistake.

February 11, 2013 More
Romance Them with Your Resume

Romance Them with Your Resume

While cover letters, professional references, college transcripts and portfolio pieces are all essential to finding entry-level college jobs, the resume is the cornerstone to any successful job hunt. This simple-yet-vital document allows you to list your educational background, internship experience, professional experience and relevant skills for potential employers to gain a basic understanding of who [...]

February 10, 2013 More
Listening: More than Opening Your Ears

Listening: More than Opening Your Ears

In any work environment, work or personal, we converse with other people. Conversations involve the act of listening and speaking; it is an exchange of information, no matter how casual or important. What is interesting to think about though, is how much we actually listen or are listened to by other people?  I came across [...]

February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Don’t do that during an interview!!

Don’t do that during an interview!!

If you’ve recently graduated from college and are looking to earn your first entry-level position, mastering the art of the interview is an essential skill. There are a number of important factors that can either make or break your chances during an interview. Between applications, prescreening calls, initial interviews, second-round interviews and informal meetings with [...]

January 30, 2013 More
Treating your job search like a Job? Streamline it.

Treating your job search like a Job? Streamline it.

In this difficult economy and competitive job market, finding an entry-level position as a recent graduate can feel like a full-time job on its own. Many job hunters can spend several months after graduation submitting resumes and going to interviews before they’re finally hired. While it’s easy to become frustrated, there are a number of [...]

January 24, 2013 More
What can you realistically expect from networking contacts?

What can you realistically expect from networking contacts?

Whether you’ve worked all through college to develop an extensive group of professional contacts or only just began networking after graduation, you’ve probably heard that your network is the best way to land interviews for premium entry level jobs and paid internships.

January 22, 2013 More

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