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How Can I Make My Application Stand Out?

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Grant from University of Northern Colorado asked: “When I submit my resume to job boards such as LinkedIn or Indeed, I feel as though my application gets lost in the giant stack of resumes and my skills and qualifications never get noticed. How can I ensure that my application will get noticed and that it doesn’t remain just a ‘number’.” Thanks for your question Grant – I can definitely relate to your frustration. When I was a college student, I would submit my resume to all kinds of job boards and would hardly ever receive a response. Additionally, when I … / Read more »




Searching Secrets: Better Ways to Find a Job

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. With the strengthening economy, job hunting is no longer the completely grueling experience it once was. However, landing a job can still be challenging, so if you’re currently searching for a new job, you’ll want to utilize some different methods, including, but not limited to the ones mentioned below. For the greatest likelihood of success make sure you vary your searches and spread your job hunting net wide. Tell Everyone You’re Looking This is one of the most consistently successful methods of finding a job, as not only are many available jobs never posted … / Read more »




Practical Tips to find a Teaching Job right after College

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An article by contributor Jessica Gust. When you leave college, it’s often difficult to find a job right away. But with the right process and hard work, it is possible. The teaching industry is often looking for recent graduates and new teaching staff to join schools for the beginning of the school year, so you have a little time to find that opportunity. Here are some practical tips to help you land that teaching position right after you graduate. Do your research First of all, you need to get a good idea of which schools in your area might have … / Read more »




5 Ways to Get Hired Right After College Graduation

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An article by contributor Anica Oaks. Nearly $10,000 is the most recent average tuition, according to the College Board, for one year at a public, four-year, in-state university. That is no small amount of money, and four years is no small amount of time. If you pursue a college degree, the last thing you want to do is graduate without career prospects. Here are some tips to get started off on the right foot. Choose Your Degree Wisely Pursuing a degree because you “like” a subject is poor career planning. Also realize that one degree can open diverse career paths. … / Read more »




CVs and Resumes: Get Them Right to Get the Job

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Courtesy of Colin Cuthbert at Ayers Management. Colin Cuthbert has worked as the Director of Ayers Management since 2012, having previously been Head of Sales and Business Development with Lester Associates, in addition to his role as Director and part-owner of Contours Dulwich Hill. He strives to adopt a friendly approach to management and is committed to fostering a strong team spirit within the workplace.