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Add a College Minor to Get your Foot in the Door

Many college students consider whether or not to add a college minor to their Bachelor’s degree.  Despite the potential benefits, before you add a college minor think about the extra coursework, additional time in college and the potential additional costs.  Here are some of the potential … Read More…

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Top 20 Hot Jobs for Veterans 2014

Thousands of United States Veterans returning from active duty are in the job market right now.  This list of hot jobs for veterans has been assembled by G.I. Jobs website.  Like most job seekers, Veterans are attracted to industries with a high number of vacancies.  Many of … Read More…

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Job Search Myths that Stall New Grads

I spend a lot of my time talking to new college grads about their job search strategies and career plans. What I have found after 15 years of working with new grads is that many new grads have their job search stalled by … Read More…

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Job Interview Body Language Can Kill the Job Search

A UCLA study showed that up to 93% of communication effectiveness is determined by nonverbal cues. Author, Alton Barbour, author of Louder Than Words: Nonverbal Communication, states that the impact of a message is 7% verbal, 38 % percent vocal ie. volume, pitch, … Read More…

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Where Do New Grads Find Jobs?

          Your cap and gown is probably making it’s way off the floor and to the back of the closet.  If commencement is becoming a distant memory, and parents are asking – What are you doing to look for a job?  You’re … Read More…

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6 Steps to a Simple Cover Letter

Recruiters can get a pretty good sense of your background by scanning a well written resume. However, it’s a simple no brainer cover letter that really puts your resume in context for the specific job with a specific company.  Your cover letter doesn’t have … Read More…

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