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When Is It Time to Leave Your First Job?

After graduation, landing your first job is a huge accomplishment and a very exciting time in your career. You met new contacts, developed your skills, and gained valuable experience. Now that the honeymoon phase is over, you may be finding yourself restless. This stirs up the question “When Is It Time to Leave Your First […]

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I am graduating in May… Now What?

Good news for upcoming college graduates as recent studies indicate a positive job outlook for job seekers in 2015. An improved economy and a continual trend of hiring young professionals are driving factors behind this shift. In order to put things into perspective, a recent survey from Michigan State University reveals hiring of college graduates […]

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How to Make a Lasting Impression During Your First Week at Work

Congratulations! You landed a job at a great company in a role that you have been dreaming about for months. The amount of time devoted to crafting your resume, researching the company history, and extensive interviewing has paid off. Now, your first day starts Monday and you are wondering how to make a lasting impression […]

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In-Demand Degree, Yet No Post-Graduation Job Lined Up

A just-released 2014 AfterCollege Career Insights Survey revealed that 83% of responding graduating seniors didn’t have a job lined up yet. The surprising thing is that this statistic applies to even those graduates with in-demand degrees like engineering, math, technology, and business. The demand is there. The problem? They’re just not looking hard enough. According […]

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Are College Grads Truly Prepared for a “Real Job?”

Employers are searching for the optimal candidate to fill their positions and while they want to give recent college grads the opportunity to get their “feet wet,” there’s an enormous amount of hesitation.  Why is there so much in question when determining if a recent college grad would be the right choice for your organization?  […]

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Whoa, Not So Fast College Grad; That Piece of Paper Doesn’t Necessarily Guarantee A Job Anymore.

From the time we start school parents have a vision of their children being successful not only academically, but assume these achievements will lead to a successful future filled with plenty of job opportunities to choose from.  Being “picky” in a jobless environment is not an option for many, especially college graduates who not only […]

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