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3 Career Resolutions for 2017

It’s a new year and you’re likely looking ahead at a blank canvas and thinking about the things you want to accomplish over the next 12 months. While you may have set resolutions for your personal life, January is also a good time to consider your professional goals and think about the things you want . . . Read More

From Basic to Tailored: How to Make Your Skills Shine

Employers are looking for you, but you have to go the extra mile to make your resume shine. Check out how to modify your basic resume and skills to match the position you’re applying for with tips from seasoned John Deere Recruiter Bev Curtis. For additional resources and job seeker advice, visit the Social Jobs . . . Read More

Seasonal Jobs: To Apply or Not To Apply?

It’s that time of year again. The busy, holiday season where companies hire an abundance of seasonal workers to handle extended hours and a heightened demand for help. If you are unemployed, you are likely holding out hope for a long-term position, and rightly so, but a seasonal job may be something you should consider. . . . Read More

The College Student’s Guide To Making It In The Workforce

First and foremost, congratulations! You made it through the grueling years of formal schooling and are on the road to graduation. Many college seniors are now going to be faced with the equally stressful task of successfully transitioning from campus to workforce. *gulp* As daunting as that sounds, it can be done. Things will be . . . Read More

5 Characteristics of a Top Employee

In a highly competitive job market, it’s hard to know exactly what employers are looking for in a star employee. Of course, becoming a desirable asset to a company is what everyone strives for. It sounds relatively easy right? Do well in the interview, land the job of your dreams and live in employed bliss . . . Read More

From Military to Civilian Career: Tips for a Successful Transition

Basic training teaches you how to walk and talk like a member of the military, and instills values such as discipline, loyalty and comradery. Exiting the military and entering the civilian workforce doesn’t provide the same transitional training. Prepare yourself and learn tips from…

Managing Your Personal Brand During the Job Search

What comes to mind when you think of the word “brand”? Perhaps you think of designer denim or your favorite soda, but would you think of yourself as having a brand? You should. Personal brand is absolutely a real thing and you don’t need to do a thing to create it because, whether you realize . . . Read More

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search?

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search? A. Networking B. Online tools C. Advertising D. Career fairs   Answer: B. Online tools While advertising, career fairs and networking events all aid in the search for employment, recent research from Pew Research Center shows that online tools prove . . . Read More

Veteran Job Seekers Should Do a Self-Assessment

Learn why service members should take the time to do a self-assessment when transitioning to the civilian workforce.

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Are Humanities Majors Destined For Pizza Delivery Jobs?

The following post was written by and being reposted with permission from Sanjeev Agrawal, CEO and co-founder of Collegefeed. View the original post on Forbes.com. The Class of 2014 received a boost on Friday with the latest Jobs Report, signaling renewed hope as many start their careers. But not all new grads fare equally. Perhaps . . . Read More

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