Limitations of College Career Centers

You’ve invested years and countless thousands of dollars supporting your child to adulthood. My husband and I did the same. Yet few graduates are prepared to face the job market. Graduates often lack practiced skills to build a professional network or identify jobs that establish a strategic foundation to their career. They aren’t confidently prepared for…

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Where Can You Find More Job Postings: Google, LinkedIn or Indeed?

You can find more significantly job postings on LinkedIn. In retrospect, it isn’t surprising. Many corporations use LinkedIn’s product “LinkedIn Recruiter” to post job listings and to search for candidates. I don’t know any recruiter who will work for a company without LinkedIn Recruiter. Lessons Learned: LinkedIn has the best results. However you can’t exclude…

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“I Have One Word for You – Plastics!”

How do you know if plastics is your passion without learning about industries, companies and corporate culture? A Company Search Strategy is the answer. Great scene from The Graduate when Benjamin gets heart-felt advice to start his career in the plastics industry.  From the scene, Benjamin clearly doesn’t have ANY passion for plastics! Career Success…

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Interview Questions Companies Can Not Ask

Interview questions companies can not ask sometimes crop up in an interview. So what do you do? Here are some ideas: What country are you from?  The only relevant question is whether you can legally work in the United States. Tell the interview if you are legally permitted to work in the United States. What…

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How You Interview Companies

How you interview companies makes a huge impact on the impression made to interviewers. Interviews are your time to learn information not found on the internet. As a result, every conversation is an opportunity to ask your questions.  Here are examples: Position Interview Questions: Who will be my direct supervisor? What are the three or…

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