How to Handle a Job Rejection

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 @ 09:02 AM

So what happens when you get a no? You were working with a recruiter, who ushered you into an opportunity. Perhaps they spoke so optimistically that you started to feel like this was nearly a done-deal. Then you get a rejection. Even if it wasn’t your #1 choice, you are still hurt, it stings, and you’re a bit pissed. Reject ME?

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Topics: first job, Denial of Mastery

How to Reject a Job Offer Without Burning Bridges2

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 @ 10:11 AM

The objective of every job search is to receive multiple job offers. These offers provide you flexibility, choices and the option to select the best strategic opportunity for yourself. Jobs or roles within a company are two to four year career stepping-stones on track to your career destination.

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Topics: Branding, career, first job

How to Evaluate Competing Job Offers

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 09:01 AM

The term "job search" is a little misleading. Ideally, every job search should result in multiple job offers. Choosing which job you accept is important because a new job, or a new role within a large organization, is a stepping-stone to the next step in your career. But making that choice can be a real challenge.

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Topics: career, first job

4 Steps to a Great Job Start

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 @ 09:00 AM
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Topics: career, first job

How to Transition from Campus to Career in 4 Steps

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

As over 1.8 million college graduates enter the workforce, they face an economic inflection point. Change in their financial life will perhaps never be as dramatic as the transition to career economics.

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Topics: career, College, first job, Success

How to Reject a Job Offer Without Burning a Bridge

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Oct 20, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

The objective of every job search is to receive multiple job offers. These offers provide you flexibility, choices and the option to select the best strategic opportunity for yourself. Jobs or roles within a company are two to four year career stepping-stones on track to your career destination.

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Topics: career, first job, job offer

How to Excel at the Workplace

Posted by Ben Carpenter on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

So you’ve finally made it. You’ve put in all the hard work needed to land your first job in the ‘bigs’. While you probably are feeling a mixture of nervousness and relief, just remember your journey into the working world is just beginning. After hearing my daughter was thinking about requesting more time to tie up loose ends for her first job, I decided to write The Bigs to help give her career advice for her first job. While originally intended for her, I believe that all recently hired college graduates should pay particular attention to these tips about how to do great at your first job.

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Topics: career, Success, first job

Doctoral Salary Report , Class of 2015

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Jun 23, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This is the last in a four-part series on salary data by major and by degree (Associates, Bachelors, Master's and Doctoral).  It is compiled by NACE, the National Association of Colleges and Employers.  It reflects salary only and does not account for bonuses, commissions, fringe benefits, or overtime rates.  This is actual reported data and not estimates. It is the final report for the class of 2015.

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Topics: first job, career

Bachelors Salary Report Class of 2015

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Wed, Jun 15, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This will be the first in a four-part series on salary data by major and by degree (Associates, Bachelors, Master'sster's, and Doctoral).  It is compiled by NACE, the National Association of Colleges and Employers.  It is salary only and does not account for bonuses, commissions, fringe benefits, or overtime rates.  This is actual reported data and not estimates. It is the final report for the class of 2015. 

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Topics: first job, career

50 Degrees Most Likely to Land You a Job in 2016

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Apr 07, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

50 Degrees

I came across a terrific article backed up by sound analysis pointing to employment. The original article I found in USA TODAY. Remember, your campus years are your launching pad. It is a time for discovery and shaping your path. Research, before and during those years, can lead you to a better outcome, whatever you choose that outcome to become.

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Topics: first job, career