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There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the hiring process straight out of college. Much of the misinformation is rooted in the fact that every emplo
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the hiring process straight out of college. Much of the misinformation is rooted in the fact that every employer and recruiting firm operates differently. But with that being said, there are some common threads when it comes to an attractive resume (Larry Alton, 2017).
Soft skills are becoming increasingly vital to employers when differentiating between candidates with similar experience and education. Be it team spirit,
Soft skills are becoming increasingly vital to employers when differentiating between candidates with similar experience and education. Be it team spirit, communication skills or being a quick-thinker, expressing and demonstrating the right soft skills can make hopeful applicants stand out from the crowd (The Undervocer Recruiter, 2017).
So you’re in your very last semester of college. It's definitely time to launch into career mode with a few career prep secrets!
So you’re in your very last semester of college. This is the time to launch into career mode with a few career prep secrets! To help you do just that, and make the most out of your last semester in college, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: What is one thing every senior should do in his or her final semester in college? Take a look. Then put their advice to work (Young Entrepreneur Council, 2017).
How to Get the Job if You're Under-Qualified - The Muse: Think you're under-qualified for the job you wa...
Sometimes personality is all it takes to make a lasting impression. According to Westlake, “Plenty of less qualified candidates win over a hiring manager by simply being engaging and interesting to talk to.” That’s why certain moments that feel like a given, like small talk at the beginning of an interview or those final questions at the end, can mean everything (Liu, 2016).
The top reasons why you didn't get a job offer, including why you may not have been selected for an interview.
It could be any one of a number of reasons why you didn’t get the job and it can be hard to figure out what cost you the chance to get hired. You can ask a recruiter why you weren’t chosen and occasionally receive some meaningful feedback. However, in almost all cases, interviewers will either not respond to requests for feedback or will offer a rationale like “Though you were a strong candidate, we found someone who was more qualified.” (Doyle, 2016).
Welcome to this year’s list of the best job search websites for 2016. If you are new to job search, you probably have questions- how much money should I ask for, what questions will I be asked in an interview, what is the best way to find a job today, and many others. If you…
This definitive list is carefully curated for accurate, contemporary information and guidance from job search experts. I’ve compiled these resources based on several criteria: First, I regularly reference these sites myself to share quality content on social media. Two, in my opinion, the author(s)/publisher show an understanding of modern job search trends and methodologies. And third, these sites consistently provide answers to popular job search questions. Technically there are even more than 43 sites listed! (Morgan, 2016).