Who Is Hiring Recent Graduates?

Career Realism

Although recent graduates haven’t been leaving their colleges and universities with optimistic predictions about finding the jobs of their dreams, the current situation on the job market looks promising. Related: 6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates.

4 Sites Recent Graduates Can Use To Find A Job - Jobacle.com BLOG.

Jobacle

How do you find that dream job? Unfortunately, unless you attend a career school you won’t have much help finding a job. Luckily, we have the Internet and advanced technology to help us accomplish the most important step of finding a job.

10 Inspirational Career Quotes For Recent College Grads

Career Realism

Congratulations, recent college grad! You've worked hard to get that degree, and should be incredibly proud of your accomplishments. However, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed as a recent graduate, especially when you're navigating the job search.

6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates

Career Realism

Quite often graduates end up in a job that is well below their qualifications, become unhappy, and question their competence. Job Search Tips For New Graduates. Here are a few job search tips for new graduates that could give your efforts a boost: 1.

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How to Utilize Numbers to Create an Accomplishment-Based Resume

Career Alley

Quantifying what you’ve accomplished helps the hiring manager envision what you can get done at a new company. Look at the Amount of What You’ve Accomplished. A great way to get started in using numbers is looking at amounts associated with what you’ve accomplished. For each job you’ve worked, you can list how many items you’ve sold, how many people you’ve managed, how many projects you initiated, how many times you were voted team lead, etc. Good luck in your search.

5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search

Career Realism

5 Ways To Conquer The Anxiety Of Your First Job Search. College graduation leads to a bevy of complex emotions. Related: 6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. Delving into your first job search can be a daunting task.

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DECISION TIME! The shoe dropped, you are now in JOB SEARCH mode

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12 The Art of Job Search – Recruiters » DECISION TIME!

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Are Bigger Niche Job Boards Always Better?

Career Alley

Author Byline: An exceptional resume authority, Jessica Hernandez and her team of credentialed writers partner with professional- and executive-level candidates to open doors to jobs at prestigious corporations, achieving over a 99% interview-winning success rate. Good luck in your search.

Fifty Shades of Résumé

Careers Done Write

It is not uncommon for job seekers to borrow a résumé from a friend or copy a template found online when creating their résumé It is a great idea to look the résumé of a successful professional to get inspiration. job search resume tips

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How To Write A CV That Gets You Hired

Career Realism

The first, important step to getting dream graduate jobs is your CV – it needs to stand out. In this competitive job market you need to show how you’re different and why they should hire you as their intern. How To Write A CV That Gets You Hired. Work It Daily.

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Make Your Resume Perfect: A Jobseeker’s Checklist

Jobacle

As the foundation of any job search, a resume is the one document everyone needs, and the one document everyone dreads compiling. Tailor your summary to the specific job you’re applying for and include only relevant details. Focus on quantifiable accomplishments over dry duties.

2018 130

You Are Kind of a Big Deal

Career Alley

Author Byline: Jessica has a true passion for the job seeker, evidenced by her desire to share everything she can with everyone she can about resume writing and interviewing. One of the greatest challenges people face in writing their resumes is feeling comfortable talking about their accomplishments and achievements. For example, I recently wrote a resume for someone in the financial department of a Fortune 50 company. Good luck in your search.

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5 Ways to Make Your Executive Thank-You Letter Count

Career Alley

This can easily be accomplished by sending out a thank-you letter. 2: Highlight Specific Accomplishments. Think of some special accomplishments that go above and beyond what the company is asking of you, whether they are initiatives you’ve masterminded or seemingly unsolvable problems you’ve managed to figure out. Good luck in your search. Executives Have to Eat too – Resources for Executive Job Search.

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Personnel Mobilization Doctrine

Career Alley

Author Byline: Joanna Bradley, IT Sales & Marketing Recruitment Manager Redfish Technology , a nationwide executive search firm in High Tech and CleanTech. Good luck in your search. Career advice Careers Advice Career Advisor Guest Posts Job Search Jobs

2012 169

The Cost of Being “Out of Touch”

Careers Done Write

If you are a job-seeker, there is a cost associated with being out of touch – your target job. Depriving yourself of these basic tools alienates you from the rest of us and can be a liability relative to your job search.

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How To Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

Career Realism

‘Tell me about yourself’ is a common question employers use to start job interviews. Answered well, this is a prime opportunity to impress them, set the tone for the entire interview, and sell yourself for the job. RELATED : Need some job interview advice? This isn’t an icebreaker to get you comfortable before you talk to them about the job. So, don’t say anything about your hobbies, your kids, or even how much you want this job.

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How to Flawlessly Capture the Right “Details” on Your Resume

Career Alley

Author Byline: Jessica has a true passion for the job seeker, evidenced by her desire to share everything she can with everyone she can about resume writing and interviewing. If you follow our blog regularly, you know that we stress the importance of including detailed descriptions of your previous professional accomplishments in your resume. What have you accomplished that was above and beyond your job description? Good luck in your search.

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Start like an Immigrant: Ways to Get a Job Even If Your Diploma Is Fresh Off the Press

Resume Bear

If you’re a recent graduate and you’re transitioning into the “real world,” it also means it’s time to work like an immigrant. No job is beneath you, although everyone has a deep need for a sense of accomplishment. At an age when many Americans are looking to retire, Lola was searching for a job. She even took on a second job and worked at a retirement home. There’s no such thing as a 9-to-5 job or attitude for Richard. Fiscal cliff.

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How To Write A CV That Gets You Hired

Career Realism

The first, important step to getting dream graduate jobs is your CV – it needs to stand out. In this competitive job market you need to show how you’re different and why they should hire you as their intern. Job Search Resume career advice CV tips job search resume tips write C

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8 Ways To Beat Millennial Stereotypes And Win Over Employers

Career Realism

Many Millennials entered a poor job market at graduation, and their income has fallen 8% since the recession began. They change jobs frequently. Get a job, and stick with it. Don’t assume you’re going to get all the perks you seek in a good job.

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20 Tips for 20 Somethings

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe 20 Tips for 20 Somethings by Rich DeMatteo on December 22, 2009 This is a guest post from William Tincup. If you are a college student or recent graduate, here’s what you are up against. The only thing that matters at that point is your graduation date, degree and school name. Apply to jobs where you have a fighting chance of being successful.

2009 87

How Do You Eat An Elephant?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Original Content – Make the Best of Your Career Job Search, No Laughing Matter » How Do You Eat An Elephant? There are so many parallels between job search and marathons … My readers who know me know that I train for marathons and triathlons and run to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

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National Survey Finds Graduates are Academically Prepared, But Not Marketplace Ready

Resume Bear

As more than 12 million Americans remain unemployed, a national survey finds recent college graduates – the one group which stands to potentially best compete in a highly-competitive, tech-savvy job market – are among the least prepared to find work. Advice for future graduates.

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3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « How To Handle The Phone Interview Where in the World is Your Job Search? After all, why waste time searching through a document trying to find the info you need when someone else has clearly laid it out for you? Keep it concise, cut out the mundane, and highlight your accomplishments.

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How Many Pages Should My Resume Be?

Jennifer Anthony

Typically, one page resumes are most common for entry-level or recent graduates. Most mid-career level job seekers should easily be able fill two pages. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

2010 151

Use the Internet to Find a Job – Part 3: Marketing You

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere) College Grad Job Search Resources – What You Think » Use the Internet to Find a Job – Part 3: Marketing You “ An expert is a man who tells you a simple thing in a confused way in such a fashion as to make you think the confusion is your own fault.

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should recent grads have a resume objective?

Ask A Manager

However, I read on numerous websites and blogs that you should only include a resume objective if you are a recent graduate or changing careers. With that being said, I fall into the category of recent graduate. As for the advice you’ve seen saying that recent grads might benefit from including an objective: Well, first, that advice sucks. A reader writes: I am well aware that you do not like resume objectives.

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5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques You Must Try

Career Alley

You’ve probably heard it a million times: Personal branding is important to the success of a job search. Because as a unique job seeker, it helps define you as an individual and makes you stand out as a prime candidate. There are aspects of your background that make you incredibly unique and highly qualified—and your job is to highlight those aspects so that hiring managers don’t have to guess whether you’re perfect for the job. Good luck in your search.

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Make Today’s Job Market Work For You

Corn on the Job

So I applied to 30 different jobs and got rejected. I went for a job with the police; they said, ‘You’re no good.’ Twenty-four people went for the job. Ma managed to turn this on its head by forging ahead on his own path in business when the job market wasn’t working out for him. But even if you’re not an entrepreneur, you can read the job market to improve your best chances of getting a job. What Is The Job Market?

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Introducing the TruFocus Cover Letter Template | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Because, in the end, we will have an important discussion about communication strategies during job search. As a 22 year hiring manager and a former job seeker. And I think this gives me a unique perspective on job search strategy and psychology.

7 Tips to Help You Customize Every Resume

Boomers Next Step

If you haven’t had that kind of career, consider a functional resume or a hybrid so you can focus attention on what you bring to the job instead of your work history. Each one is a Job Title in an industry. Use the keywords and search engine terms that you know employers are looking for. List your accomplishments in concise, bulleted paragraphs – two to five lines. List your job experience as one-liners.

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Client’s Level or Desired Level…Getting It Right!

Career Rocketeer

I think there is much for six-figure executives and those wanting to reach this level to ponder when choosing an Executive Resume Writer and in determining if you’re truly qualified to write your own resume, if this is the option you are seriously contemplating in your job search at this time. After all, anyone can claim to do a good job in those areas, but not everyone really does them or does them well.

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terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

In a job search, you don’t want to look even remotely flaky, and citing your growing enthusiasm as your reason for wanting to muck with his schedule will look a little off (and also make you potentially look desperate/impatient). I have helped several of my friends and family members with their job search materials (resumes and cover letters). If it makes any difference, he is seeking work in an artistic or sales job.). Love my job, hate my boss.

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How to Build an Effective Online Presence - Part 1: Your Resume

Blue Sky Resumes

Bits and pieces about you will come up when people search your name and they might not be things you want people to see. But setting up a VisualCV isn’t so much about search visibility as it is about having a place to send people who might be interested in learning more about you.

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Iv Ampicillin – FDA Checked Pharmacy | Blue Sky Resumes Blog

Blue Sky Resumes

But rather than just talking about it, I thought it might be helpful to show you some examples of resumes that do a good job on this score, so that you can see how effective it is. As always, it’s about identifying your unique blend of skills, accomplishments and personality traits. Check out the Archives → Recent Entries Why Job Search is a Lot Like a Tourist Town Last month, my husband and I took a quick trip over the the UK to visit friends and family and take in.

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short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

Do your job to the best of your ability, and let him be accountable for his own performance. I interviewed for the job, but did not get it. I applied and got an interview, but did not get the job once again. How I convey that I’m smart in job applications?

2011 71

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

More than 90% of college kids get internships at some point or another, and, whether or not internships are fair ( some parents buy them ), it is really, really important to have productive summers that can distinguish a recent-grad’s resume. And, of course, it’s a tough time to graduate into the workforce. Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security.

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