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    How to Get an Entry Level Job in Seasonal Retail

    How to Get an Entry Level Job in Seasonal Retail
    Have you noticed that even before the kids go back to school, many retail shelves are already stocked with Halloween candy and Christmas cards? To be successful in this industry, retail professionals plan their product and marketing approaches months in advance. [widget:finance_quiz] The Retail Timeline Laurie Karzen, a retail consultant from Emeryville, California, says retailers typically buy six months or more ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Seven Things That Can Ruin a Job Interview

    Seven Things That Can Ruin a Job Interview
    Whether you have graduated from college and are looking for your first job, or you are still in school looking to land a great internship, you will need to successfully interview for the position. Doing one wrong thing during an interview can cost you the position you have applied for. Here are some things you should avoid doing if you want ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +18
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    4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You

    4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You
    After much thoughtful planning and strategizing, you’ve developed your game plan for paying your tuition and attending class: work 30 hours a week, take the minimum hours of classes and sleep five or six hours a night. It seems like a good plan, totally doable. But in the end, it may not add up in your favor. For instance, working too ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Five Signs You Should Change Your Major

    Five Signs You Should Change Your Major
    If you've got a major you are thinking of changing, you're far from alone. But how do you know whether you should go ahead and actually make the move? Try this checklist: You're Bored to Tears in Your Current Major Courses Suppose you're majoring in chemistry, and every time you go to one of your chemistry classes, you fight to stay ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Make the Grade - Five Ways to Beat the Low GPA Blues

    Make the Grade - Five Ways to Beat the Low GPA Blues
    Does your grade point average really give prospective employers an accurate picture of your abilities and potential? You may want to shout, "No!" And many people would agree with you. There's no point debating whether employers should judge candidates by their GPA. Right or wrong, employers will judge you by it. So if your GPA is lower than you'd like, you've ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Grad School or the Real World?

    Grad School or the Real World?
    After finishing her journalism undergraduate degree in 2004, 24-year-old Laurie Duffy went straight to graduate school. On the other hand, 33-year-old Carolyn Kaufman worked in information technology for two years after completing her undergraduate degree and then went to grad school. Who made the better decision? It's impossible to be certain. Both Duffy, with a master's degree in corporate communication, and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!

    Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!
    Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about that time of year again – if you want a seasonal job. Within the retail industry the job prospects this year look fairly bright and is pretty on-target with last year’s 755,000 seasonal hires added to payrolls, according to global placement consultancy, Challenger, Gray & Christmas. But, with strong competition ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +21
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    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans
    For years, there has been the same formula to enticing new employees: health benefits, 401K and opportunities for growth. However, with the rise of millennials in the workforce has come a variety of creative benefits to lure some of the best minds to tech, financial and creative industries. These range from lounge rooms filled with ping pong tables to six-week sabbaticals ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +23
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    Recent College Grad? 10 Best Cities to Start Your Career

    Recent College Grad? 10 Best Cities to Start Your Career
    The International Business Times reported that the average job search was taking roughly eight months. But if you want to speed up the job search, you may want to look in one of the top 10 best cities for recent college graduates. These cities were determined by Apartments.com and CareerRookie.com “based on the ranking of the U.S. cities with the highest ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +41
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    Resources to Help You Get Hired

    Resources to Help You Get Hired
    Getting an interview is the easy part - getting hired is more difficult. MonsterCollege has resources to help you prepare for interviews, impress your interviewer and, ultimately, get hired. Interview Prep, Tips & Advice • How to Answer 13 of the Most Common Interview Questions • Practice Interview Questions • 5 Interview Questions for Your Interviewer • Interview Questions You Can ...
    Published 22 days ago | Rate This
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    Get a Summer Job from President Obama, Bon Jovi

    Get a Summer Job from President Obama, Bon Jovi
    Have you spent the last few weeks frantically searching for a summer job only to find job openings at your local public pool or shaved ice stand? The problem is a common one for students, especially in this economy, when students are battling experienced adults for temporary or part-time job opportunities. President Obama’s Administration has grown increasingly concerned over this trend, ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Steps to Success

    Steps to Success
    The entire goal of graduating from college, at least for most students, is to land a great job. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, most students know that the ideal situation of having a job upon graduation is more often the exception than the rule. Getting through college is half the battle – and it’s something all students need to keep in mind. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Jobs for the Jobless

    If you find yourself unemployed, don’t fret. You've got tons of potential, you just need to utilize it! Plus, there are plenty of easy, money-making opportunities out there to fill the void during your job-search. Check out these easy, money-making opportunities you can utilize in order to keep your bank account full while on the prowl for a full-time position ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Student interns head back to college to tout Energy Department

    Student interns head back to college to tout Energy Department
    A second class of student ambassadors have completed their internships with the federal government, and six of them will return to their college campuses talking about the Energy Department. Of the 30 participants in the 2009-2010 Federal Service Ambassador Program sponsored by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, six college students were enrolled in a new Energy Department-specific internship. Energy's program ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    10 Highest Paying College Majors Share Common Denominator: Math

    Want a high paying job after college? Being good at mathematics and computers may be your best bet. This new chart from Payscale shows that all of the top 10 jobs are heavily analytical with engineering degrees topping the list. [widget:follow_us]
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    7 Quick Tips to Boost Your Personal Brand

    7 Quick Tips to Boost Your Personal Brand
    You cannot live or breathe today without hearing about personal branding. By now, you should understand that identifying your own unique personal brand is very critical for personal, business and career success. After all, who wants to blend in with everyone else? Without a standout, memorable personal brand where would successful people like Martha Stewart, Michael Jordan, Madonna, Prince and Donald ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Learn From the Recession: Choose a Strong Company

    [photo:156116] Countless individuals were laid off or fired in the last two years due to their companies’ dire financial situations. Whether you are currently unemployed or employed but thinking of working somewhere else, you should know how to avoid this scenario in the future. Your safest bet is to select a new company with a high profitability ratio. In short, companies ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Testing for Your Future

    Testing for Your Future
    Standardized tests, like the ACT and SAT, aim to measure your knowledge before you enter college and often times, in order to enter college. Similarly, there’s a new trend on the horizon: post-college testing of graduates to assess how much you’ve learned for your future employer to evaluate. It’s called the Collegiate Learning Assessment (referred to as the CLA+) and it’s ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? Companies Hiring 2014 Seasonal Employees

    Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? Companies Hiring 2014 Seasonal Employees
    The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, estimates that the holiday shopping season accounts for about 20 percent of the industry’s annual sales. As a result, it’s clear why retailers want to ensure they’re properly staffed to handle the holiday shoppers. This year, retailers are expected to hire more than 800,000 seasonal ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays

    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays
    Toy retailer Toys R Us said Wednesday it will hire about 35,000 seasonal workers during the holidays. The nation's largest toy seller said the amount is equal to its total work force hired during each of the previous two holiday seasons. The privately held retailer said it is hiring additional staff for its traditional stores and 350 pop-up stores in malls ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2