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10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

Everybody makes job search mistakes.  However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress … Read More…

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Get Job Skills with Career Training

Lots of graduates from 4-year or 2-year college programs worry about how they will get practical job skills to be more competitive in the job market.  Some graduates I know, especially those with Liberal Studies majors, have enrolled in specific career training programs to … Read More…

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10 Resolutions for College Grads Seeking Careers

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) say that employer hiring of new college grads will be up 7.8% this year.  If you are one of those college grads looking for work this year you should be thinking – “There is a … Read More…

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10 Rules for Career Success

Folarin Longe, founder of Human Edge Limited, a human resources consulting and staffing services firm developed this list of 10 Rules of Success. Your goal should be to apply these 10 rules of success, to your own career. It is not too early … Read More…

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Employment Rates by Educational Attainment

Education Pays If you look at the attached graph which shows employment rates by educational attainment, it’s clear that the more you learn the more you earn. This graph shows the US unemployment rate of 8.5% in April 2009.  However, you will notice … Read More…

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