Category: Informative

3 ways to succeed in an entry-level position

An entry-level position may not be the job of your dreams, but it's a great way to kick off your career.

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Though it may not be the job of your dreams, taking on an entry-level position is the best way to kick off your career, make connections and gain valuable experience in your newly chosen field. With this in mind, here’s a look at a few ways that you can succeed in this kind of situation.

3 ways you can turn your internship into a job

If you're interning at a company, the best case scenario is that they'll offer you a full-time job when it's over.

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Now that summer is halfway over, many internships may soon be coming to an end. In these situations, often the best case scenario is to be offered a full-time position at the company. With this in mind, here are some tips interns can follow to increase the chances of this happening.

3 tips for Baby Boomers seeking employment

Baby Boomers can face difficulties applying for jobs, but there are key tips that can help them make a good impression.

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According to AARP statistics, “nearly 1.8 million people aged 55 and older were unemployed in May 2013″ and the “average duration of unemployment for older jobseekers [...] was 50.2 weeks.” With this data in mind, it’s easy to understand why Baby Boomers can become discouraged when trying to find steady employment after being laid off in this economy.

3 ways you can use Twitter to find a job

Social networks such as Twitter can aid you in the job-search process.

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Considering the state of today’s economy, it makes sense that people searching for a job are open to trying every way possible to secure steady employment. Fortunately, networking and getting your name out there is easier than ever before thanks to a variety of social media platforms.

Interview tips: Schedule your interview in the morning

A new study suggests that scheduling an interview earlier in the day means you will be evaluated more objectively.

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According to Psychology Today, researchers Uri Simonsohn and Francesca Gino published a piece in the February 2013 issue of Psychological Science that reveals that the time of day during which person schedules an interview could have an affect on how he or she is ranked by the hiring manager.

What’s going on in Houston this Memorial Day weekend?

The Houston Astros take on the Oakland A's this Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

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The abundance of career opportunities in Houston is just one of the many things that make this gorgeous, exciting Lone Star State city such an ideal place to take up residence. In addition to its healthy economy, Houston has a lot to offer both kids and adults when it comes to arts, cuisine, music and entertainment.