Entry-Level Jobs: How to Create a Happy Hunting Ground

Career Alley

Never be shy about letting everyone know that you’re searching for an entry-level job. These simple hints will definitely save your time in preparing a happy hunting ground for entry-level jobs. I started freelance writing when I was a student.

FlexJobs Names Top Career Categories & Companies for Freelance Jobs

Ms. Career Girl

workforce currently freelance. Boulder, CO, March 12, 2018 – According a survey from FlexJobs, freelancers enjoy work on average more than their non-freelance counterparts. The Top Five Careers For Freelance. The Top 15 Freelance Job Companies.

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15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. The freelance economy continues to grow, and these companies have hired the most freelancers this year. The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms.

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Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

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. The bigger the company, the more employees they hire on all levels.

The Highest Paying Jobs for Non-College Grads

Career Alley

more – Entry Level Jobs. Byline: Lance Hines – Lance is a freelance writer and an artist who lives in Boston. Entry level jobs highest paying jobs Job Search Jobs Now Hiring Self Improvement

2013 337

College Grad’s Guide to Dressing for an Interview

Career Alley

Hayley is a freelance blogger and part time fashion consultant. College Grads College Grad Entry level jobs Job Search Jobs self help Self Improvement When you are a young college grad who is just out of school, Australia can suddenly seem like a fairly unwelcoming place.

10 Quality Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree

Career Alley

Freelance Photographer. Freelance photography requires an investment for professional equipment and a lot of practice, but if you love to take pictures, this shouldn’t be an issue. Career advice Careers Entry level jobs Guest Post Job Hunting Job Search Advice Career Advisor Jobs“ Keep your face in the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. ” – Helen Keller.

2012 253

Gen Y Employment Trends for 2013

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a recent study from freelancing website Elance, Gen Y workers are embracing the freelance lifestyle at a faster rate than their older peers.  Current Affairs Employment Trends Entry Level HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Millennials RecruitingMembers of Generation Y are desperate for jobs.   Born after 1979, most have come of age during the recession, and their. professional opportunities have been limited. Payscale,

2013 63

How to Get from College to Career: Advice from Lindsey Pollak

Water Cooler Wisdom

Since 2008, job openings are much more scarce so I added a lot more advice on alternatives to full-time employment, such as freelancing, post-college interning and taking on project work. Generalists are out; specialists are in – even at the entry level. The Student Jobs Portal is a collection of all entry-level job postings on LinkedIn. My good friend Lindsey Pollak recently released a terrific new edition of her well-loved book, Getting from College to Career. 

2012 65

Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc.

Career Alley

Particularly, Craigslist contains a high amount of freelance, contract, and part-time positions, suitable for those looking for temporary employment. When searching for a job or career on the Internet, web users have a variety of options for websites to look for job postings.

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

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. The bigger the company, the more employees they hire on all levels. Large companies have more entry level positions to fill and are more likely to offer benefits, which can help supplement lower wages. Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task.

Why You Should Consider a Flexible Job as a New College Grad

Ms. Career Girl

No matter which way it goes, new college grads would be wise to consider a flexible job (remote, freelance, flexible schedule, etc.). Some remote, freelance, and flexible schedule jobs allow you to set your own schedule, meaning that you can choose the hours you work.

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Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. FlexJobs has released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019.

2019 238

What are the Options for a Graphic Design Career?

Career Alley

At the same time, graphic designers can get profitable employment in publishing and illustration, while exploring the opportunities presented by television work and freelancing. Entry level design work for computer and web companies are generally expected to be able to produce basic animation and other forms of design, and to contribute a strong knowledge of HTML and coding. Freelancing. Training in graphic design can lead to a wide range of different jobs.

2012 227

Fun Careers That Don’t Require A 4 Year Degree

Career Alley

Graphic designers can develop their portfolios outside of the college setting quite easily through apprenticeships or freelance work. These portfolio samples will help you get entry level positions in a variety of places, including advertising firms and design agencies. Byline: Savannah Coulsen is a freelance writer. Some of the most successful people in the world have never set foot inside of a college classroom.

2014 297

5 Hot Jobs for 2015 and Beyond

Career Alley

Education and Training Requirements – Entry level, this job only requires a high school education. Education and Training Requirements –Entry level, this job only requires a high school education but may require an apprenticeship.

2015 306

The Top 10 Low-stress Jobs

Career Alley

Level of education required: Doctoral degree. Level of education required: Bachelor’s degree. Level of education required: Master’s degree. Level of education required: Doctoral degree. Level of education required: High school diploma. Freelance Writer.

2014 344

Best Fiverr Resume Professionals

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Fiverr is an online marketplace where freelancers offer their services to customers. Originally founded in 2010, Fiverr saw enormous initial growth and soon came to represent one of a few top-tier freelancing websites online. Best Fiverr Resume Professionals.

2020 52

Is SEO in Your Career Path?

Career Alley

Entry-level positions may start around $40,000 a year and senior positions could pay as much as $100,000+ per year. If you work as a freelancer, or contractor, your salary is really up to you.

2014 308

Creative Careers: A Guide to Job Opportunities in Design

Career Alley

In House vs. Freelance. Will you go it alone as a freelancer? As a freelancer, you can be much more flexible with your hours and workload. Artworker positions are the ‘entry-level’ design jobs. Careers in graphic design are in demand right now.

2013 308

Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Senior level roles are more likely to be filled via recruiters (for a variety of reasons). Another step-by-step article with topics such as trying freelance work, freshen your skills, networking, polish your brand (like my “market yourself”).

2014 369

Stop Watching CSI and Make Crime Analysis a Reality

Career Alley

Although having experience is also very important, some kind of degree is almost always required when it comes to hiring even entry level crime analysts. Byline: Ada McNeill is a freelance blogger who works from home.

2012 269

5 Roadblocks for Career Changers to Overcome

Ms. Career Girl

And remember: starting over doesn’t always equal entry-level. By getting a part-time job, a remote job, or even some freelance gigs, you can test the waters of your new career before committing to it 100 percent.

2015 219

Internships: Good Way to Boost Your Career or Financial Suicide?

Ms. Career Girl

There are plenty of other entry-level jobs in your field that you can apply for. If your current internship is full time, then look into working as a freelancer so you can decide your own hours.

Personal Branding, Social Proof, and YouTern

Competitive Resumes

Expectations are much higher to perform as entry-level training is much shorter. Getting back to the entrepreneur spirit, freelance gigs, solo-preneurship will be posted.

2016 130

Job Search – In Over Your Head?

Career Alley

Where to find Recruiter: Online Recruiters Directory Find A Recruiter RECRUITERS NETWORKS – A list of lists Recruiters Online Job Search Boards : The Monster List of Freelancing Job Sites ?Jobs

2010 241

Niche Work If You Can Get It! Should We Limit Our Skill Sets To Get Ahead?

Ms. Career Girl

There are so many temporary jobs, contracts, and freelance vacancies to go around. As the freelance way of life is a difficult one for a lot of people to cope with, the other thing to be concerned about in this respect is to understand if your skills will be relevant in the future.

2017 130

4 Great Career Options for English Degree Holders

Career Alley

Entry requirements: Writers can come from various disciplines and backgrounds, though those who graduated with English, Communication and Creative Writing degrees certainly have an edge. The job does not require any form of professional qualification so aspiring writers can start right away!

2014 308

Should You Consider a Career in SEO?


This is an excellent career choice for both entry-level workers and professionals. While many SEO professionals operate as freelancers, very often SEO experts will work with an SEO agency to help their clients and businesses.

2018 141

Stuck in Your Job? Tips to Improve Your Finances So You Can Move On

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ll need experience, look at entry level positions or internships you could take. For example: If you want to develop your writing skills, try freelance writing or blogging. Are you dreaming of a new career?

2013 244

Meet Sara Sutton Fell, Founder of FlexJobs.com

Ms. Career Girl

When I was 21, a friend and I both took time off from our junior years in college to start one of the first online entry-level job services, JobDirect. N ame: Sara Sutton Fell. Age: 39. Location: Boulder, Colorado. Where did you go to college and what did you study?

2013 232

Real Career Girls: Meet Stacey Cavanagh, Head of Search at Tecmark

Ms. Career Girl

Back in 2009, I was doing a lot of freelance copywriting and this question of ‘optimisation’ for content kept coming up. I went freelance so I was working for myself. But I really thrive in a team environment and freelancing didn’t offer me that.

2014 183

A Surefire Way to Amp-Up Your Career

Career Alley

In Innisfail he worked on a banana plantation for $25/hr, twice as much as he was making at his entry level design job back home. As his savings began to dwindle, Zach began scrounging for some freelance design work to stretch his travel time a little longer.

2013 225

Bon Voyage Tjobs

Telecommuting Journal

” FlexJobs is an award-winning service for hand-screened and professional telecommuting, part-time, and freelance job listings. With job listings in over 50 career categories, ranging from entry-level to executive and freelance to full-time, FlexJobs provides the most extensive database of hand-screened flexible jobs currently available. Tjobs has been around for.ev.er.

2012 100

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

It’s easy to assume that most graduates plunge into entry-level positions, careers, or casual tours of Southeast Asia. And the moment I relaxed, I knew what I wanted: a freelance writing career, the freedom to wander, and lots and lots of vinyl records and incense. Kate McGunagle is a freelance writer, editor, and mindfulness blogger.

2018 138

Here are six steps that will make re-entering the workforce easier

Resume Bear

Accepting temporary or freelance work would be a good way to experiment with new fields and opportunities. People who were once mid-managers may now need to consider entry-level positions. Many women (and an increasing number of men).

2011 244

?? 13 Really Good Things To Do Between Jobs


Freelance. From Alison Doyle's 7 Things You Can Do Now to Make Money When You’re In Between Jobs : It’s very possible that you have skills that you can leverage as a freelancer. How to survive while between jobs and keep busy the right way. Photo by ? ?.

2019 52

Good Credit = Good Career Prospects

Ms. Career Girl

There was a time when an employee could start in an entry-level job with a company then, ten years later, work their way up the ranks within the company. If you are a freelancer or work-at-home mom, you are not exempt.

2014 180

6 Exciting Careers for Women Who Love Communications

Ms. Career Girl

Interestingly, it’s a field that splits pretty equally between genders in lower-level jobs, but only three percent of creative directors are female. If you feel burned out by one type of workplace, you can pick up freelance PR work.

2015 158

Tips On How To Find A Job In Tough Economic Times


Do you have skills to freelance? From the student or entry level position to the CEO, our unique, custom-made resumes are written specifically to match the goals and desires of our clients and to help them land jobs. What can you do to be competitive when looking for a new job? Writing a quick resume late at night and applying for random jobs is NOT going to get you the job you are looking for.

2011 122

5 Tips To Land A Work From Home Job

Career Realism

About FlexJobs: FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. Many think that working from home could be a dream come true.

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I left an extremely dysfunctional workplace in December of 2019 and started freelancing. Unfortunately, I never got up to a full-time freelancing load, so I decided to job search in February. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time.

2020 32

In Tomorrow’s Job Market, It Will Be All About You

Corn on the Job

Geordie McClelland is the CEO and Founder of t heThings.biz , an online career advancement service designed to help entry-level job seekers find work at companies where they are best positioned for success.

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