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  1. 5 Tips for Building a Resume

    Never underestimate the power of a properly constructed resume. Sometimes, it’s all that’s needed to convince a potential employer that you’re the right one for the job. That’s why it’s vital that you take your time when compiling your resume; you’re trying to present yourself as the ideal employee, so make sure that all of your info is correct and assembled impeccably. Here are five tips for building a resume that you’ll surely be proud of.

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  2. Teen Summer Job Outlook

    Teenagers seeking employment this summer are in luck: Due to the gradual improvement of the national job market, there should be less competition from older, more experienced job hunters, according to an article by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

    Last year, teen employment gains during the summer months improved drastically after falling in 2010. The 960,000 teens hired in the summer of that year marked the lowest level of seasonal hiring since 1949. Currently, teen employment ...
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  3. 5 Interview questions you should be asking

    Let’s face it; job interviews can be extremely intimidating. Oftentimes, you’re so intent on giving the right replies and acting appropriately, that you forget to do one very important thing — ask questions. It might not seem like that big of deal, but in reality, it’s a great way to affirm that you absolutely want the job. Here are five questions that you should definitely plan to ask during your next job interview:

    1) What’s your management style like?

    This is an ...
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  4. Five tips for acing an interview

    Congratulations on landing an interview—now you’re just steps away from finally getting a job! However, it’s important that you take this interview very seriously. It’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your skills and talents, so you’ll want to make sure to prepare ahead of time (“winging” the interview is a surefire way to mess it up). Here are a few tips:

    1) Do your homework: When was the company founded? Who’s the current CEO? These are the types of things that you should research ...
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  5. 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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