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“Young and PIP’ed? Here’s five thoughts to ponder.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

years out of college and just started an Analyst/entry level position at my firm 7 months ago. Thirdly, because I signed the PIP, this means that I have acknowledged I am deficient in my role and if terminated/resign I will receive no severance or unemployment even though my level of commitment and stated intention of performing at or above expectations has not contributed to my receiving a PIP? Boston, Massachusetts.

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Explore the Career Path of an Architect

Career Realism

This is a true story as told to JustJobs Academy which houses career interviews and job search advice for professionals in any industry. I work as an architect at a medium-sized firm in Boston, Massachusetts, and have worked here for five years if you include my internship and time spent as an entry-level drafter. I would have greater job satisfaction if I had a stronger role in the process from beginning to end, but that is reserved for higher level architects.

2012 59

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11 concrete ways to use Twitter for networking

Blue Sky Resumes

Here are 11 ways to make the most of Twitter… Follow headhunters, internal recruiters, and hiring managers. Looking for a Social Media job up in Boston. Are you guys doing any entry level hires?”. Within one week, Alexa had an interview, and a week later she was hired. Every day, people are leveraging their Twitter connections to secure interviews and new positions, and you can do the same. Hope I get an interview.”.

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short answer Saturday — 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

About a month back, right before the holidays, I met with a high-level manager from my previous employer. When I graduated in 2011, I hoped to work for a nonprofit or in an admin position, but the only place I got an interview for an entry-level position ended up passing on me for a candidate with 20 years of experience. It’s my first job out of college and I don’t want to act defensive in interviews, but I anticipate problems related to the work.

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

Penelope Trunk

It’s not as tough to be entry level as it is to be, say, a baby boomer with 20 years experience at a newspaper, or 20 years of experience underwriting ridiculous mortgages. Career centers are in the business of booking interviews on campus. While I agree that specific interviews arranged by career centers may not be useful, career centers are important for connecting students with alumni. Is this your first time here?

2010 78

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

You will be able to review their resume, interview them, and see if there is a fit before any fee is charged. He writes back: Always wise to have a strong process internally. Only one worked out, and even that is part-time, but mostly that was because I wasn’t crazy about the companies once I’d had the interviews.) Of course, I can’t turn down an interview, though I was skeptical. is that interview question legal? what was your worst interview?

2011 57

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

While some proudly call themselves something-American, I’m working hard on becoming just local (I’ve left Russia over a decade ago and [.] "> { 65 comments… read them below or add one } Interviewer January 14, 2011 at 1:31 pm I think AAM is right – that sounds like American attempts at humor, by mentioning the few things about Russians that they do know.

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