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  1. Is the job market getting better for recent college grads?

    Well, if you’re a college senior and you’re graduating this year, then the answer’s a yes.

    According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ (NACE) Job Outlook 2012 Survey, employers throughout the nation plan to hire 9.5 percent more graduates from the class of 2012 than they did from the class of 2011. On a side note, the report also stated that employers generally tend to favor hiring graduates with business, engineering, or tech-related majors. So, if you’re an ...
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  2. How to use social media in your job search

    Networking is vital, especially when you’re searching for a new job. Oftentimes, in order to land that perfect job, you have to do more than just casually submit your resume—you have to get out there and interact on a one-on-one basis with prospective employers. Social media platforms, like Facebook and Twitter, can help expand your contacts and develop a broader professional network. Here are a few ways to use several popular social media platforms to assist you in your job search:

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  3. What Does it Take to Get Promoted?

    Most of us have pondered this question at one point or another, but usually the answer seems far from simple.

    What's important is knowing that promotion is not only relevant when evaluation happens. If you want to be promoted, you need to show your desire through your work ethic and attitude consistently.

    There is no one right way to get promoted either. There are many, many factors affecting a person's potential to be promoted, but there are countless numbers of tips ...
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  4. What Jobs are in Demand?

    2012 is practically upon us and we're all wondering: [I]Where will the jobs be?[/I]

    According to an [URL="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20284970/ns/business-future_of_business/t/where-will-jobs-be/#.Tvy-plYvkmY"]MSNBC article[/URL], jobs in demand in 2012 will focus on health care, science and high-technology. "Employers will put a premium on skilled and semi-skilled workers, especially in computers, health care, science and technology. And there will be job openings ...
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  5. 5 Ways to Completely Screw Up a Job Interview

    No matter how qualified you are for a job position, there are plenty of ways to mess up your chances. Particularly in a job interview, it is so important to present yourself in the right light and make a strong, positive impression on a potential employer.

    Whatever you do, [B]don't make these 5 rookie mistakes[/B].

    [B]1. Come empty handed[/B]

    Even if an employer doesn't specifically ask you to bring anything, never, ever come with nothing. Make sure ...
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