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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 [...]
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 [...]
Sad, but true – with an unemployment rate hovering around eight percent of the American population, people who have held steady jobs for decades are now finding themselves out of work and in uncertain financial circumstances. For all of these reasons, entering into the job market has become more challenging than ever before in recent [...]
If you’ve always wanted to pursue a career in medicine, but are a little intimidated by the exorbitant amounts of time, money and energy that go into becoming a doctor, you may want to consider a different route for premium entry level jobs and internships after college.
As a student or recent college graduate, preparing yourself for the trials of the job market can be a long and difficult process.
In today’s competitive job market, you have to do whatever you can to stand out among the competition.
In today’s competitive job market, there are a number of factors that can make or break your chances of earning that entry-level position you’ve had your eye on. Recent college graduates often lack the experience to know which mistakes to avoid, but even business veterans can be unaware of changes in the digital career search [...]
So you’ve recently graduated from college and are experiencing your first taste of the post-grad unemployment. While cold applying to jobs can lead to some interviews, your best bet is through developing a network of professional contacts. This can be a relatively simple process of reaching out for friends, family, professors and past coworkers, but [...]
If you’ve recently graduated from college and are searching for an entry level position, you’re about to enter one of the most competitive job markets in recent history. Hundreds of thousands of young, ambitious graduates join the job hunt every year in addition to the many veteran employees who may have been laid off during [...]
If you’re one of the lucky college graduates to have already secured a decent entry-level position, then you’re probably still trying to organize yourself following the whirlwind of dinner parties, family get-togethers and road trips that characterize holiday vacations. While it’s now the start of a new year, that doesn’t mean that the mountain of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]