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

Career Alley

Survival of the fittest” is the law in today’s overcrowded job market. This is why the best advice for soon-to-be graduates is to be prepared for the hardships of job hunting. Internships or Early Birds Do Get Worms. Good luck with your search! 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. Win an internship.

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

Career Alley

When searching for a job or career on the Internet, web users have a variety of options for websites to look for job postings. Some sites offer additional services, such as career counseling and resume uploading, while others only list job opportunities. jobs by.

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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5 Things My Internships Have Taught Me

Tim's Strategy

A few of those starting points are an entry-level job, freelancing, or internship. I have chosen the internship route. I had two social media internships at two different non-profits ( Meals-On-Wheels Greater San Diego Inc.

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Job Search In College

Career Realism

I was stressed out for most of it because I was afraid I wouldn’t find a job and end up living in my parents’ house until I was 30. I was applying to tons of jobs and either never hearing back nor receiving a “sorry” email and I was not sure why. Customize it to fit the job.

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Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Although the unemployment rate has improved over the last few years, there still appears to be a shortage of jobs for those who want to work (or get a new job). I say “appears” because there are jobs out there (if you know where to look and have the right skills).

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should I expand my job search outside of my industry, my coworkers aren’t working, and more

Ask a Manager

Should I expand my job search outside of my industry? I’ve had multiple internships at good publications and freelance gigs with others. I search job boards every day and see little that I’m qualified for. It’s five answers to five questions.

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Is SEO in Your Career Path?

Career Alley

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is defined as getting the most number of visitors to a particular page or website. The best way to do this is by making that page or site show up at the top of popular search engines, such as Google or Yahoo. Be willing to take an unpaid internship.

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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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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. Others lay claim to basement apartments or hang out at home, endlessly scrolling through job postings and printing out resumes. While employment rates for college graduates are soaring, a hefty chunk of newly grads ( over 70% ) find themselves navigating careers and internships entirely unrelated to their major.

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?? 13 Really Good Things To Do Between Jobs


How to survive while between jobs and keep busy the right way. You are simply between jobs and while hunting, here are things you can do to stay positive and proactive while waiting to get your job offer. Great ideas of what to do when you're in between jobs. Freelance.

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returning to work after being a stay-at-home-mom

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: There are some high-level MBA type moms who have made a business giving career advice for moms who want to “relaunch” themselves back into the paid workforce. I am just wondering if you agree with this advice, which includes unpaid internships and per-project contract work, on the basis that getting a foot in the door of a company is going to be extremely difficult unless you have a champion on the inside. job searching

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my new hire is badmouthing our business on Twitter, referral bonuses, and more

Ask A Manager

I am the manager of a small business and recently made a verbal offer of employment to someone for an entry-level/cashier position. My knee-jerk reaction is to rescind the job offer, but I have doubts about how ethical that would be and the ramifications of it all. A new job, referring a friend, and a possible referral bonus. How soon can I refer a colleague into my company’s referral program after starting a new job? Where’s my freelancing check?

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BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Have a baby instead. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Posted to: Job Hunt | Women September 7th, 2010 There are very few available jobs that require a graduate degree. Is this your first time here?

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something cool and free for you

Ask A Manager

Going through the sign-up form it asks for ‘Company Name’ & ‘Job Title’… ugh Any ideas? :) Reply Ask a Manager February 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm Absolutely it applies to you as well! Job title is not a required field. 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

Whether he was poorly recruited or made claims he couldn’t deliver, it soon became clear that he was having difficulties with working at the level he was expected to perform. Do your job to the best of your ability, and let him be accountable for his own performance.

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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. I need advice about a difficulty with my job: gossip. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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I didn’t get a job because I was a bully in high school

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been trying to break into a niche industry (30-40 jobs in a city with a population of 3 million) for a while now. I’m in my late 20s, and though it took me some time to decide what I wanted to do with my life, I have finished my degree and completed two internships. I’m working part-time in a related field and freelancing while searching for a full-time job in the niche industry. job searching