What are the Big Do’s and Don’ts During a Job Interview?

Career Alley

Author Byline: Boston Technical Recruiter. Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com , a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. “ Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. &# - John Maxwell.

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Students and Grads Top 10 Companies

Resume Bear

Top 10 Companies for Students and Graduates. So in this dramatically changed environment, which companies have attracted the attention of today’s students and recent grads? As expected, the big multinationals top the global list: Popular Companies among Students and Graduates. A recent survey** shows that more than 35% of students plan to use LinkedIn as a primary source for their job search – that’s a 700% increase since 2010.

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ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. Use it: Too often, students and recent grads shy away from LinkedIn, preferring to use Facebook or Twitter instead. Some of the best of these include the Boston College Alumni Group and The Penn State Alumni Association.

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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. 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.

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