5 Lessons on Career Success I Learned in College

Competitive Resumes

For mass communications majors at college, getting a television or radio reporting gig was a major career stepping stone. I was not one of those mass communications majors, but when I saw a job posting for a reporter position with a radio program, I decided to apply.

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Spring Cleaning for Job Search

Career Alley

Yes, even job search requires Spring cleaning every once and awhile. If you’ve been on the job hunt for a few months or more, it is not a bad idea to take another look at everything in your Job Search Marketing Toolkit. Good luck in your search.

John F. Kennedy and the job search

Resume Bear

I hope you’ll forgive me “adapting” one of history’s most famous quotes to make my point, but the other day I got to thinking about what’s “missing” when job seekers go out for a position. The job search process is no different. So what does this mean for your search?

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Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10

Ms. Career Girl

The post Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10 appeared first on Ms. Going to conferences and networking events allows you to meet other women who can inspire you to follow in their footsteps. Featured Goals Job Search Life After College News

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Invaluable Resources for Job Search Success - life@work


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! Job Search Advice Everyone needs a little advice now and then.

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45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate.

Jobs that give Women the Most Earning Potential

Resume Bear

In the past 30 years, the wage gap between men and women has narrowed considerably. In 1979, the year the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking salary information by gender, women earned just 62 percent of what men did. Women now earn an average of 81.6

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Search Engines Every College Student Needs

Resume Bear

While the big names like Google and Yahoo will likely always rule the search engine market, sometimes you want something a little more focused when it comes to finding what you need on the web. That’s where these niche search engines come in handy. This search site can help.

10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe 10 Guerrilla Job Search Tactics That Work by Nicole Crimaldi on March 30, 2010 In my opinion, there are two things job seekers do wrong: they are too general and they are too boring.

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19 Best Paying Jobs for Women in 2013

Career Alley

Related posts: Top 5 Careers for Young Women in 2013. The Highest Paying Jobs for Non-College Grads. Job Search Best Careers Career advice Careers Jobs self help Self Improvement Tips on Making 2013 a Great Year for Your Career.

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Everything I Know About Job Searching, I Learned From Star Wars

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl, a variety of topics are covered: education, career searches, and automobile insurance. But what happens when you’ve spent time applying for those jobs- the ones where you’re tailor made for the position- and then…boom! By, Patricia Brehm. Here at Ms.

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Have a Holly Jolly Job Search


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done!

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Job Search Support – Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Career Alley

If it’s not one thing (European debt worries) , it’s another (companies imploding), all of which leads to reduced hiring and a prolonged “lack of recovery” Heading into the holiday season, the stress of looking for a job can be even more overwhelming, further compounded by a natural annual slowdown in hiring as most companies are focused on completing next year’s budgets. Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0: WHAT TO WEAR FOR INTERVIEW – WOMEN.

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6 Exciting Careers for Women Who Love Communications

Ms. Career Girl

The post 6 Exciting Careers for Women Who Love Communications appeared first on Ms. If you know you’d like to get into communications, but you’re unsure about the best career path, check out these six opportunities for women who excel at communications.

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Annoucing Ms. Career Girl's Job Search Boot Camp!

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Career Girl’s Job Search Boot Camp! I’m writing a pretty cool job search guide for college seniors and recent graduates. Many of you make the same mistakes when it comes to executing your job search.

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Job Search – In Over Your Head?

Career Alley

Job search can sometimes feel much the same (that “over your head&# feeling). Not to worry, take a step back and reorganize your search.

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10 Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans

Career Realism

O’Donnell, LinkedIn Influencer and founder of CAREEREALISM, recently wrote an article for LinkedIn called, “ How to Get a Job After the Military.” Many of them shared helpful job search resources for veterans. Helpful Job Search Resources For Veterans.

how much does your job in college matter?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a senior undergrad at a state college in a science major. We are both women in a male-dominated field, if that matters. When applying for jobs after graduation, will employers care if my most recent job was in a grocery store, as opposed to something related to my field? Is it worth living on ramen and mac n cheese for now if it increases my odds for a better job in a year? It’s not that other types of jobs don’t matter.

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Should Recent College Grads Care about Finding out what’s on Their Record?

Careers Done Write

Thank you to Michael Klazema for his guest post on "Should Recent College Grads Care about Finding out what’s on Their Record?". Eventually, you start getting calls to do phone interviews, or better yet, asked onto an employer’s premises to interview for your dream job in person.

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Where in the World is Your Job Search?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « 3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan Breaking Through The Job Search Barrier » Where in the World is Your Job Search? While I’ve been in this city before, it got me to thinking about how job search differs depending on where in the world you are.

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Career Confession: I HATE Unprofessional Emails

Ms. Career Girl

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Note Taking Doesn't End After College

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Know the name of the CEO, know when they were founded, know their “about” section by heart, know the job description by heart, etc. I LOVE taking notes and you know what, I’m good at taking notes because of college.

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Should You Be Using Pinterest For Your Job Search?

Corn on the Job

of users are Women. Should you be using Pinterest for your job search? Honestly, it’s hard to find a PR girl/guy in college that isn’t constantly blogging about it. Do you know who also loves Pinterest? Social Media Job Search Jobs Pinterest Pinterest Jobs

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Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Ms. Career Girl

All those characteristics are advantageous for candidates associated with almost any open job position. If you’re able to present yourself as extroverted and well-adjusted in a job interview, it could help you stand out from other interviewees.

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How Should I Prepare for a College Career Fair?

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe How Should I Prepare for a College Career Fair? We have career fair here at my college next week and I was wondering what your thoughts are/ personal experience is with events like career fair.

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Avoiding the Job Search Kiss of Death | Blogging4Jobs


Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Guest , Job Search , Social Media Avoiding the Job Search Kiss of Death Posted on 02 March 2010.

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Life at the Bottom of the Totem Pole

Ms. Career Girl

that we vowed to wake up early for the gym and pass up all varieties of sweets… So this post is going to focus on another bitter idea: the irrational belief that our first job will be our dream job. Happy Monday, Career Girls!

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everyone got laid off except me, men who pretend to be scared of women now, and more

Ask A Manager

I graduated college a year ago and have stayed with this company for that year because I really liked the people I was working with and the work I was doing and had been hoping it would lead to a full-time job (I’m part-time). Responding to men who pretend to be scared of women now.

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The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

« 5 Success Tips for Gen Y | Main | 7 Business Travel Musts » October 14, 2010 The Value of Job Search Support Groups A WCW reader wrote in with this question: I've been out of work for a few months, and it's starting to get to me. 

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Stuck In Your Job Search? Join The Club!

Career Realism

Sure, job search can be an isolating, lonely and frustrating endeavor, I’ll grant you that, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be. And, those who have been associated with job clubs report, in fact, their membership is the key factor in their success.

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Job Outlook & Starting Salaries For New Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Below is an infographic that depicts the job outlook and starting salaries for new grads. What do you think of the job outlook for new grads? Compiled by: Online Colleges Guide. college job search your first job career advice career women class of 2012 starting salaries

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A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

Although I enjoy my job as a teacher, sometimes I wonder what else I could have done with my life. Before, during and even after college, I was given a lot of career advice from my family and mentors. Instead, I took the “safe route” in college and earned my teaching degree.

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Leverage Your Job-Search for Graduation | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « The Myth of Job Security … or Making Your Own Job Security Cover Letter Tip: “Thank You&# Magic » Leverage Your Job-Search for Graduation Guest article by Career Alley Back to school and focusing on your final semester before graduation? Not only is this the final approach to your college degree, but you should also be putting the final touches on your job search following graduation.

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Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. Why apply for the job when you have 7 or more years?

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New Year Resolutions Professionals SHOULD Make

Ms. Career Girl

As a job seeker looking to take the next step in your career, now is the time to make a resolution to turn the new year into a successful one. So to help you, we’ve put together a list of recommended resolutions that can help you land your next great job.

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Change the World from A Cubicle

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve taken the next step in your life, graduated college, found or are trying to find a job, and trekking firmly towards independence. Maybe you haven’t found the dream job yet or you’ve been released out into the wilds of the unknown job market. By, Patricia Brehm.

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Women Are Breaking the Mold with Non-Traditional Jobs

Career Rocketeer

Women are taking on new, challenging job roles like never before. In fact, some of the world’s more powerful women don’t exactly have traditional jobs. As societal stereotypes continue to break down, the term “non-traditional” job may someday become extinct.

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Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Recruiters on Twitter | Job Search Shortcut Your Resume – An Employer’s First Impression of You » Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare Need to Beef Up Your Professional Skills? The employed and unemployed are finding themselves attracted to colleges with opencourseware — making it ideal for jobseekers seeking to enhance their professional development, but lack the funds to accomplish the task.

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Work In A Trade

Career Realism

With the sky-high prices of a college education today, the sad reality is students are graduating severely in debt. Even worse, many are unable to find good paying jobs and are underemployed. You may not need to go to college to find a great career!

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Job Search: The Completion Backwards Principle | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

What I found after our initial session was that the vast majority of these young men and women had spent months looking for the perfect job, all too often turning down job offers in their chosen field because they deemed them as below their inflated level of expectation, only to end up a few weeks or months later taking an even less appealing job in order to pay the rent. So what is this principle I discovered and how is it applied in a job search?

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Three Reasons Not to Take Just Any Job After Graduation

Ms. Career Girl

Do not take the first full time job you can find after you graduate. I know recent grads are caught up in a tough battle with the job market. You’ll probably convince yourself that the job in sales will work for you, even though you have a teaching degree.

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Finishing Finals Without A Job? Here’s What To Do Next

Ms. Career Girl

Whilst a few individuals may have landed high-paid city jobs, the majority of us leave college with a degree and a vague idea of where to progress to next. Look for the jobs you believe would best suit you, and assess whether these fit your skillset.

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Recruiters on Twitter | Job Search Shortcut

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « How to Love the Job You Hate Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare » Recruiters on Twitter | Job Search Shortcut Are you looking for recruiters who tweet? accounting , executive , healthcare , marketing , recruiters on twitter , sales , submit recruiter on twitter , technology , twitter search This entry was posted on November 20, 2009, 5:15 pm and is filed under featured , job-search 2.0

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