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Job-Search Tips for New College Graduates

Sep 15, 2014 No Comments by

It’s a tough job market to come into but not impossible. Here are some of the popular tips university career experts offered for those who are still searching.

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Keeping Spirits up during your Employment Search

Jul 04, 2012 No Comments by

Companies are forced to retrench employees so there are many people finding themselves online going through the employment search process. Whatever position you find yourself in you’re bound to go through some tough times during the process. So how do you stay motivated when this occurs?

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Where to look to find a Job

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments by

Because of the burdens of the worldwide financial crisis, many people are left unemployed for months with no means of paying off their mortgages, bills, and everyday necessities. Sounds terrible, doesn’t it?

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Unusual Jobs you never would have thought of

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

With graduation just around the corner, college seniors are thinking about the future. Sure, there are always the standard career choices — doctor, lawyer, teacher — but there are plenty of other options no one ever hears about. Some sound tempting, like a professional waterslide tester, while others will make you count your blessings (ahem, […]

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The student’s quest for the ideal CV

Oct 04, 2010 No Comments

A degree is not enough. These days, students have to do much more than study in order to make themselves employable once they graduate. They are forced into a balancing act as they juggle their time between their degree, extracurricular activities and that golden nugget of CV enhancement: work experience or internship. From the moment […]

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Job-Search Tips for New College Graduates

Sep 30, 2010 No Comments

The labor market may be tough for new college grads – but it’s not hopeless. Here are some of the popular tips university career experts offered for those who are still searching. Don’t quit before you’ve started. Some students are so frustrated by the state of the economy they haven’t care to look for a […]

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Social Networking Your Way to a New Job

Sep 20, 2010 No Comments

UNTIL just a few years ago, looking for a job was a relativelyeasy  process. Write a CV. Search in job sites or the classifieds. Submit an application for listings that seem appropriate. Reach out to recruiters. Then, wait. “It doesn’t work that way at all anymore,” said Nancy Halverson, senior vice president for learning and […]

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The secrets to online job hunting

Sep 15, 2010 1 Comment

Why is it so critical to tailor your paper CV for online job sites? Well, in short, CVs are now almost all processed electronically. So if people create a traditional CV and do not employ the specific keywords that prospective employers use to search through applications, then they are not going to get far. How […]

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Too shy to job hunt?

Sep 14, 2010 No Comments

Dear Annie: I’ve been looking for a job for about three months. I started out contacting former colleagues and bosses to see if they knew of any openings that might be appropriate for me. But I’ve now come to the end of that list, and I realize I need to start getting in touch with […]

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