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how long does it take to find a job after being laid off

How Long Does It Take to Find a Job? (After Layoffs and More)

One of the toughest parts of job searching is not knowing how long it will take.  This is especially difficult to cope with after being laid off, or when looking for your first job as a recent college graduate. So after years of working as a recruiter, I’m going to share the average job search […]

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how to find internships for college students

How to Find Internships (Best Websites & Tips)

If you’re looking for internships, then this article is for you… We’re going to go step-by-step through how to find summer internships for college students… including the best internship websites, plus some tips that most students don’t know! (so makes sure you read until the end). Internship websites Job search websites and internships websites are […]

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13 Questions to Ask at a Career Fair

Career fairs are one of the best ways to introduce yourself to potential employers when you’re fresh out of school and looking to break into the workforce. And you’ll likely be practicing how you want to answer any questions companies might have for you. However, it’s just as important to think about what questions to […]

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best jobs and careers for recent college graduates

The 4 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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no job after college

No Job After College? Try These 4 Things

It’s very common to have difficulty finding a job in your field after graduating. In fact, finding any job at all can be difficult! So if you have no job after college, don’t feel bad. You’re NOT alone. There are a couple things you can do to maximize your chance of succeeding though. Follow these […]

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How to Find a Job After College – 3 Best Ways

If you just graduated or are looking for a job after college, this article will show you the 3 best ways to get hired. Then, at the end of the article I’ll share a few of my other best tips to help you land a great job, so keep reading to the bottom. Let’s get […]

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Resume Summary with No Experience – Examples for Students and Fresh Graduates

If you’re looking for how to write a summary for your resume with no work experience, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly what to do, and then we’ll look at resume summary examples for entry-level job seekers, students and fresh graduates.  Let’s get started… How to Write a […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter With No Experience in Field - Samples and Steps

Sample Cover Letter With No Experience in Field (And How to Write Yours)

Writing an articulate cover letter is challenging for all job seekers. But if you have little or no work experience in a field, the stakes are higher. It’s more challenging to prove your value when you don’t have a series of professional accomplishments to back up your assertions. On the bright side, you probably have […]

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how to get a job with no experience

How to Get a Job With No Experience

This is a very common question/problem: How to get a job with no experience. The good news is, you CAN do this (if you have the right steps). And I’m going to give you those steps right now in this article. Keep reading for all the best ways to find a job without any experience. […]

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what to do when you can't find a job in your field

What To Do When You Can’t Find a Job In Your Field – 11 Smart Ideas

So you finished school, got your degree and you’re excited to use it. But what happens when you can’t find a job in your field? I’m going to show you 11 things you can do right away. Sit back, relax, grab a notepad so you remember all of this, and then scroll down to get started. […]

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