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best jobs and careers for recent college graduates

The 3 Best Jobs For Recent College Grads

In this article, I’m going to walk you through the best jobs for recent college grads who want to earn more money, have better job security, and find enjoyable/exciting work at interesting companies. After years of working as a Recruiter, learning about different positions, hearing what different jobs pay, and studying employment trends… these are […]

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where to learn digital marketing online

Where to Learn Digital Marketing Online – Top 8 Free/Paid Resources

Digital marketing is one of the best careers to get into right now (if not THE best). It has EVERYTHING you’d look for in a new career: High-pay, great future employment forecasts, consistent growth, and low barrier to entry. …Even if you don’t have a highly-technical background, Marketing degree, or other advanced education (you don’t […]

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Should I Major in Computer Science? (From a Tech Recruiter)

As a former recruiter for tech startups, a lot of people ask me “Should I major in Computer Science?” Here’s the deal… I think Computer Science is one of the best majors you can choose and has better career prospects than 98% of other choices, but it’s not for everyone. So I’m going to explain […]

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how to get into project management

How to get into Project Management

Getting into Project Management takes a certain set of skills. Whether you’re looking to transfer to a Project Management job in your current company, or apply for a position with a new company, this article will show you what’s needed. If you’re looking to get into Project Management, you should try to demonstrate your ability in the areas below during […]

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career in sales everything you need to know

A Career In Sales- Everything You Need to Know

Very few people talk about corporate sales as a career option in high school or college. Everyone learns about the various career paths in Finance, Accounting, Science, Engineering, etc because those topics can be studied specifically. Because schools cannot (or do not) teach sales techniques, you’re not usually introduced to this option. It’s a pretty well-kept secret but […]

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4 Compelling Arguments For Trying A Career In Sales

4 Compelling Arguments For a Career in Sales

The stereotype of sales jobs is often that they’re reserved for extroverts, former athletes, and extremely loud people that love being in the company of others at all times. The truth is that there isn’t just one type of person that excels at a career in sales. There are many successful salespeople who are quiet, […]

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3 best industries for the future

The 3 Best Industries For The Future

A big part of your career development will come down to the industry you’re in. Whether you’re reevaluating your options or preparing to enter the workforce for the first time, these are 3 of the best industries for the future. These aren’t niche industry ideas; these are large industries that are stable and profitable. At […]

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what it's like working as a recruiter

What’s It Like Being a Recruiter?

As an Executive Recruiter, this is a question friends or colleagues will often ask me: Should I be a recruiter? The answer to whether you should be a recruiter depends on many factors. If you enjoy helping people and are motivated by tangible goals and the opportunity to earn commissions, and are able to handle […]

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Why women should consider the skilled trades

4 Reasons Why Women Should Consider The Skilled Trades

There is often a stereotypical image associated with trades’ workers that involves a male in a hardhat. This stereotype prevails in part because skilled female tradespeople make up only about 5% of employed tradespeople, according to Talent Egg. Despite this, there are many reasons why women with an interest in the skilled trades and hands-on work […]

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