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How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet.

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Answering the Money Question

Hiring Technical People

Imagine this scenario per a comment: you’ve been contracting or consulting while you’ve been looking for a job. This is the start of the salary negotiation. Are you ready for the start of the salary negotiation? What level is the job, and what is the midpoint of the level?” ” See What Salary Do You Expect is Another Bad Question. Gross income as a consultant or contractor is nothing like an employee’s yearly wage.

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Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. Good luck in your search.

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. Both groups hit obstacles when long lists of job requirements aren’t met by their minimal on-the-job experiences. But it’s hard to create a beefy resume without any practical job experience. Good luck in your search.

TOUCH ON THESE 9 TOPICS IN YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone knows that overwhelming feeling of going to a job interview. Address the following topics in your job interview to get a holistic picture of your potential job and work environment. If you work best in a 9 to 5 job, five days a week environment, way to go.

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Protect Yourself: Laws Every Employee Should Know

Career Alley

Some of us enjoy our jobs and like our employers, some of us really do not care for our jobs or our employers, and some of us fall somewhere in between depending on the day. Whether you like your job or not, there are several employment laws you should be aware of in order to protect yourself. The law states that your employer cannot withhold money from your paycheck for performing poorly on the job. Contractor Law. Good luck in your search.

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: another job search edition January 29, 2011 We did a job search edition of short answer Saturday last week , but the questions keep piling up so here’s another one. which job should I take?

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short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

Ask A Manager

Here we go… Figuring out pay as a contractor I have never worked as a contractor but was contacted about a potential contract job and asked to provide my pay requirements plus gas cost. Also, which is better, salary or hourly? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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Why Now Might Be The Perfect Time To Quit Your Job

Career Realism

QUIZ: Should You Quit Your Job? They all have a very negative attitude about their jobs and their careers. There’s no secret that the average person hates their job, but what I’m seeing and hearing goes way beyond just hating a job. 5 Ways To Avoid Job Burnout.

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Prove Your Performance in 2010 | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « How to Write a Unique Cover Letter Secret Networking Tool » Prove Your Performance in 2010 Guest article by Eric Shannon As devastating as this recession has been for the laid-off and unemployed, it has also been a gut wrenching experience for many small business owners (recruiters) including the author. Have generated 64 percent of net new jobs over the past 15 years. Give us contractors!

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Friday night question queue

Ask A Manager

Disclosing a recent medical condition when job searching. I just finished my graduate program and have been interviewing for full-time jobs. Should I badmouth a friend who’s applying for the same job as me? If both me and a friend are going for the same job, and the manager happens to ask what I think of him, what should I say? The average salary increase last year was 2.8% — 3.1% Wait until you have a job offer.

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Salary negotiations are over. You will notice that salary is missing from the list. Many people assume this is because Gen Y doesn’t care about salary. Gen Y doesn’t consider salary to be a huge factor in choosing a place to work because Gen Y knows that salary data is public.

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coworker was arrested for DUI, asking for a different room assignment, and more

Ask a Manager

We drive rental vehicles as a regular part of our job. It’s not actually in any part of the handbook to tell our employer, but obviously he’s a liability and we’re also government contractors – I’m sure there’s a breach of contract somewhere in there. Yep, it’s fine to write recommendations for current and past employees at work — it’s part of your job as a manager, and it’s not a task you’d being if not for your work there.

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terse answer Tuesday

Ask A Manager

Now a brand new board, two full years later, has hired someone new for my old job. I can’t figure out what you’d get out of contacting this person, who’s starting in a job two full years after you left on less-than-perfect terms. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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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?

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself. But as a result, when I wanted to quit my job and work for myself, people actually wanted to hire me.

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

The job is an entry level job. I’ve already asked for a job so why did they offer me an informational interview? I’m angry about a pay disparity; can I walk off the job? I am currently working for a single company and paid as a contractor, not an employee.

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