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You want a job but have little or no experience. Have you heard of the media putting a spin on things? We will teach you how to put a spin on your experiences to make your application more attractive.
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Are low-cut blouses or spike heels a part of your work wardrobe? Unless you work at a night club, dressing too sexy on the job or at a job interview could hurt your chances of professional advancement. You undoubtedly want your boss and co-workers to recognize you for your work ethic and not your curves, but taking the concept of "business casual" too far could end up distracting their attention away from your job-related skills.
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On a recent survey of HR managers over 70% said that they made decisions to hire or not hire base on the applicant's online reputation. Do you know how you will be seen by your potential employer online? Is there another person with your name, that can be mistaken for you, whose online persona is not so good? Here are 5 ways to learn about and manage your online appearance.
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Finally, the outlook for new college graduates is improving. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' Job Outlook 2012 survey, businesses plan to hire 9.5 percent more graduates from the Class of 2012 than they hired from the Class of 2011.
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Is your online identity hurting your chances of finding a job? In the age of social networking, it is common for employers to use the web as part of your background check. Stay one step ahead. Learn how to find your online identity and make it shine.
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Whether you're an accountant, plastics engineer, or freelance writer, there's sure to be a professional association or trade organization for your industry. Joining associations and trade organizations is one of the most overlooked forms of career development.
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Do you want to have an incredible experience and put something incredible on your resume? Apply for the White House Internship program. If you want to be in politics or if you want to have a great experience that will measurably boost your credentials, this is a great internship to pursue.
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At 4blackyouth.com we believe that the next few years will be amongst the best in history for college graduates seeking employment. Employers will literally fight for top students in key sectors. The trend is starting now. Find out which sectors are heating up now.
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You've probably heard that consultants drive fancy cars and get paid beaucoup bucks. In the US alone, businesses spend billions of dollars a year on consulting. But perhaps you're wondering. What exactly do consultants do, anyway
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So you are about to receive your degree. Now what? Navigating the job market, especially for new graduates, can be tough. Kandice Kidd, a career management faculty member at Robert Morris University in Chicago, tells you three things to do right now to land a job after graduation.
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