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How to Make Your Entry-Level Shine (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

If you’re a recent college grad, it’s extremely important that your entry-level resume best displays how you’re a qualified candidate, even if you have little professional experience. You must take what you did throughout your college career and make it shine on paper.

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Top Skills Recruiters Look for in Entry-Level Candidates (With Examples)

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Dec 20, 2018 11:00:00 AM

When seeking entry-level candidates, recruiters not only look at one’s experience and knowledge but their skill set. Your skills are the result of your knowledge and experience. It’s what sets you apart from your competition, making it imperative to list your soft and hard skills on your resume and LinkedIn profile. Because you are an entry-level candidate, employers don’t expect to see a long list of advanced abilities but, they do expect to see a handful of relevant, desired skills. To best portray how qualified you are, we are sharing our expert advice on what essential skills you need to illustrate to help you get found by recruiters!

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Positives of Working in the Gig Economy

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Nov 27, 2018 11:21:21 AM

Yet another new buzzword, “gig economy”, has been trending in today’s evolving digital world. The term refers to a labor market where people are hired for short-term assignments and temporary or individual contract work. The gig economy is comprised of freelancers, side hustlers, temporary agency workers, and contractors. People working in the gig economy typically are those who have recently been laid off, in the process of searching for a full-time job, in school, or looking to make extra money on the side in addition to their full-time job. In short, the gig economy translates to, individuals working a part-time job.

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How to Prepare for Attracting Generation Z Talent (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 18, 2018 10:49:15 AM

With Generation Z soon entering the workforce, organizations are looking toward the positive, new change they will bring. Gen-Z includes those born after 1996, with a large number of students graduating college this year. Since their priorities and aspirations differ from Millennials, it is important for employers to adapt their recruiting efforts to attract and retain members of this generation.

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How to Prepare for Attracting Generation Z Talent

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Sep 4, 2018 11:58:03 AM

Millennials can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing Generation Z is next in line to receive all the attention and scrutiny of the media. Gen-Z, people born after 1996, is about to rapidly change the workforce as we know it. A common misconception is that Millennials and Gen-Z have the same values and motives. The main difference is, Gen-Z doesn’t know life without smartphones and cutting-edge technology. Their priorities, aspirations, and wants in the workplace are very different from any other generation and it’s important to know these differences when marketing to them.

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5 Things to Know Before Graduating (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 21, 2017 8:55:53 AM

Just because you’re going to be a college graduate, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re qualified for every entry-level job that comes your way. There are things you need to do in college to proactively gain experience so you can be ready to dive into the job market. Take a look at the infographic below which shows the five things students should know before they get ready to graduate and enter the workforce.

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How Can College Experiences Be Translated Into Job Search Success?

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Oct 5, 2017 10:33:22 AM

For most of your college career you have probably been told that internships are key for landing a job after college. While they still are very important for your career, internships are not the only way to gain new skills and experience in your particular field of interest. There are additional ways to gain that needed experience both in and out of the classroom that you may not have thought of initially. Keep reading to see which experiences in college can translate to experience needed when searching for jobs.

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How to Tackle Your First Networking Event

Posted by Danielle Walker on Jun 20, 2017 10:23:18 AM

Networking events can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first one. However, you need to network to open the door to career-boosting opportunities. A new survey revealed that 85% of all jobs are filled via networking, so it’s important to start making an impression. Utilize the following tips if you’re just starting to get involved in the world of networking and aren’t sure where to begin.

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How to Juggle a Full Class Load and an Internship

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Sep 27, 2016 10:38:44 AM

Being a full-time college student keeps you busy enough, but then deciding to take on an internship during the semester adds even more to your schedule. You have to take into account your course load, a commute to the internship, extracurricular activities, and maintaining a normal college life on top of it.

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How to Make Sure Your Entry-Level Resume Shines

Posted by Erin Bazinet on May 19, 2016 9:42:43 AM

As college students across the country prepare to graduate, many of them will be looking to enter the workforce and land a full-time job. According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 67% of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year. With this positive news, it’s time for graduates to prepare their entry-level resume so they are able to impress recruiters and employers. These following tips will help you take what you did throughout your college career and make it shine on paper.

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