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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
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
No Experience? Get an Internship!

No Experience? Get an Internship!

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 [...]

January 4, 2013 More
Seeking jobs through personal connections

Seeking jobs through personal connections

That old saying about the three most important aspects of real estate – “location, location, location” – could be said of networking when it comes to finding employment.

December 13, 2012 More
Keep your mind sharp while job hunting with these activities

Keep your mind sharp while job hunting with these activities

Still waiting for that great opportunity to turn up on Craigslist or another website?

December 13, 2012 More
How to write a follow-up email

How to write a follow-up email

In all my years of reviewing applications and interviewing candidates for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, I’m always surprised by how few college graduates know the value of a follow-up email.

November 9, 2012 More
Three trends in the modern job market

Three trends in the modern job market

If you’ve ever gotten advice from a grandparent or parents about applying for premium entry level jobs or the methods companies use to hire graduates, chances are you’ve gotten some outdated guidance.

October 31, 2012 More
Three Reasons Not To Sweat The Job Search

Three reasons not to sweat the job search

As you begin to apply for premium entry level jobs and paid internships after college, the whole process can quickly start to feel overwhelming.

October 30, 2012 More
Don’t forget to bring these must-have items to an interview!

Don’t forget to bring these must-have items to an interview!

When starting out with your hunt for an entry level position, much of your effort is dedicated toward developing a clean and concise application that will earn you a job interview.

October 17, 2012 More
Resume mistakes to avoid

Resume mistakes to avoid

As the cornerstone of any good entry level job application, your resume provides hiring managers with a succinct account of your professional history, skills and education.

October 16, 2012 More
Three means of finding a job

Three means of finding a job

As you’ll quickly discover in your hunt for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, half the battle of landing an interview is actually finding available positions that are right for you.

October 15, 2012 More
Mistakes to avoid on your first day of work

Mistakes to avoid on your first day of work

After a long entry level job search process, you’ve managed to nail an interview with the hiring manager and score your first real career opportunity!

October 11, 2012 More
Saving money as a postgrad

Saving money as a postgrad

Even if you managed to land a position that pays a decent salary after an extended search for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, it’s important to keep a close eye on your finances.

October 10, 2012 More