Posts Tagged ‘career’

Benefits & Limitations of College Career Centers

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 even with the help from college career centers.  Graduates often lack practiced skills to build a professional network or identify jobs that establish a strategic foundation…

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Best Website for Jobs Postings?

job search

I did a test to determine which job portal had the best results for full-time employee positions.  I compared Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. I found significantly more job postings on LinkedIn. And I am not surprised. Why? Because most corporations use LinkedIn’s product “LinkedIn Recruiter” to post job listings and search for candidates.  It is…

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Find Industries and Companies that INSPIRE You!

Job Search Strategy

“I have one word for you… Plastics!” In this scene from The Graduate , Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, is being advised to start his career in the plastics industry. Clearly from Benjamin’s body language, he has absolutely no interest in working in the plastics industry! Success Comes from Finding Companies that Match Your Values You will…

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What Questions to Ask in an Interview?

Interview Questions

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: Questions about the Position: Who will be my direct supervisor? What are the three…

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