Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job When You Have Limited Experience

Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job When You Have Limited Experience

Landing a job when you have limited experience has always been perplexing because employers want you to have experience already. Today, it is even more challenging because the requirements have become more demanding even for entry level work.

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Rules for Entry-Level Job Seekers Today

Rules for Entry-Level Job Seekers Today

Compared to previous generations, entry-level job seekers today have more flexibility in some ways and less flexibility in others. As you might expect, you’ll make more progress if you focus on your advantages. Find your first position with these tips for using job boards and other entry-level search methods.

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Modern Rules of Alumni Networking

Modern Rules of Alumni Networking

Years ago, former schoolmates might be delighted to hear from anyone who attended the same university. Today they’re more likely to feel overwhelmed by the number of emails they receive from strangers who found them on LinkedIn. Learn how to tap into your alumni network in the 21st-century way.

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How to Choose a Mentor

How to Choose a Mentor

Having a mentor can make it easier to succeed in work or in life. Knowing how to choose a mentor can help you make the most of that valuable relationship. Here are some important qualities to look for in an advisor, and a step-by-step guide to finding the right one for you.

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Career Crossroads Offer The Best Reflection Opportunities

Career Crossroads Offer The Best Reflection Opportunities

If you’re looking for a job for the first time or you’re switching careers, you may wonder where your talents lie. You know that you want to find a job that you enjoy, but how can you tell what you would be good at before you get the job?

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3 Unconventional Roads to Finding Your Dream Job

3 Unconventional Roads to Finding Your Dream Job

Looking for a career that will give you a sense of fulfillment, as well as a paycheck? You might get lucky and find your dream job through your network or a job board. However, you might have to put more thought into your search when you raise your expectations higher.

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Take a New Career for a Test Drive First

Take a New Career for a Test Drive First

Changing careers can be challenging as you try to deal with potential pay cuts, retraining, and conducting a job search in a whole new field. Reduce your risks with these strategies that will let you try out a new career before you make a big leap.

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Are References Available Upon Request?

Are References Available Upon Request?

In today’s job market, it can be challenging to get professional references. Some companies will even tell you that they don’t offer references to past employees, but you can often check with current or past coworkers directly.

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I grow My Network

I grow My Network

I use networking to cultivate long-term relationships. I share my time, talents, and encouragement with others. I gain new knowledge, expand my connections, and discover valuable opportunities. I make new contacts. I ask for referrals. I attend professional meetings and industry events.

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So you landed a Dream Job Interview?

So you landed a Dream Job Interview?

Since becoming a part of the working world, you’ve probably been on several job interviews. However, with a high profile job interview coming up, it’s essential to practice some effective, job-winning strategies that can help you outshine your competition.

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What Will You Do When a Coworker Advances Faster Than You?

What Will You Do When a Coworker Advances Faster Than You?

The TV show “The Office” demonstrated how far workplace envy can go. Paper salesmen pushed their rivals into fish ponds, stuck them in supply closets, and covered desk accessories with Jello. Before you mistreat an innocent stapler, consider these alternatives for what to do when a coworker advances ahead of you.

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Why Your LinkedIn Head Shot May Be Holding You Back

Why Your LinkedIn Head Shot May Be Holding You Back

Recruiters, colleagues, and potential clients are 14 times more likely to click on your LinkedIn profile if you have a photo. If you’re spending hours editing your summary statement, ensure you give equal time to the images.

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