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What makes you unique? Stand out on your résumé by having a profile summary versus having an objective!

What makes you unique? Stand out on your résumé by having a profile summary versus having an objective!

Find out what potential employers really want to know: http://bit.ly/ZCFpGh

Find out what potential employers really want to know: http://bit.ly/ZCFpGh

How to be a Professional Millennial: Tips from the Expert

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How to be a Professional Millennial: Tips from the Expert

Millennials have a bad rap; Gala Jackson, M.Ed. knows it. As a millennial herself, Gala has spent her career helping students and young adults pursue their dreams through her career development business, InterviewSnob. I had the privilege of speaking with Gala about the struggles of being a millennial and ways to fight the stereotypes in the job search process. So whether you are just starting college, or have been crashing on your parent’s couch for a few years, use these tips and tricks to help you #LandTheJob.

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See more jobs you could actually have by 2030: Link

See more jobs you could actually have by 2030: Link

PENN STATE! We’re here today for our campus tour; check us out for tips on how to #LandTheJob.
Bonus? Free Career Starter Kits! Booyeah! Get some at the 4:00pm "Resume Tips: For Technical Majors" workshop or at Resumania on the 15th.

PENN STATE! We’re here today for our campus tour; check us out for tips on how to #LandTheJob.

Bonus? Free Career Starter Kits! Booyeah! Get some at the 4:00pm "Resume Tips: For Technical Majors" workshop or at Resumania on the 15th.

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Job Searching And Stats

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Job Searching And Stats

WHEN A HIRING MANAGER ACTUALLY WANTS TO INTERVIEW ME

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From the desk of: The Intern

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I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Neenah Paper intern Karen Knight. Karen is a student at Georgia State University studying marketing with a minor in art. Karen began her internship at Neenah in June 2014 and concluded her work as an intern in early August 2014.

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#TBT - Going from earning a college degree to landing the job, here’s a throwback to what your desk supplies used to mean.

#TBT - Going from earning a college degree to landing the job, here’s a throwback to what your desk supplies used to mean.

Everybody needs a day off. Learn more about why.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_Day

Everybody needs a day off. Learn more about why.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_Day

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5 Reasons why your Resume isn’t Landing the Job

By: Gala Jackson

Millennials are a “do it yourself” generation. We Google or Bing everything! We are confident in our skill set to produce similar, if not the same, results as a professional when it comes to specific items such as writing a resume.

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Dress to #LandtheJob

Dress for the job you want and act like the person who should have it. Attire and body language go a long way to #LandtheJob

Career Myths Every Millennial Believes

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Career Myths Every Millennial Believes

By: Gala Jackson

The myths about recent graduates in the work place from the perspective of the employer are pervasive in articles and blog posts.  But what about the myths millennials actually believe that promote the “bad rap” we receive?

Consider the myths below and how you play into them. What can you do differently to reconstruct the pre-conceived notion your employer may have about you as a millennial?

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Utilizing LinkedIn to Conduct an Effective Job Search

Utilizing LinkedIn to Conduct an Effective Job Search

By: Gala Jackson

If you are not taking advantage of LinkedIn, you are not serious about your professional brand or career. According to LinkedIn.com there are more than 39 million students and recent college graduates that contribute to the more than 313 million users in 200 countries worldwide.  With a growing number of companies creating business pages to recruit top talent, there are 3 million companies with LinkedIn pages. Of those businesses all Fortune 500 companies are represented.

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Start Working on Your First Promotion Now

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Start Working on Your First Promotion Now

By: Gala Jackson

With employment rates still high across the country and the number of college graduates increasing each year, many graduates are accepting positions outside of their desired field and earn wages well below their qualifications. As a result, it is no secret that young professionals stay in jobs less than an average of 1 to 3 years. Instead of ascribing to the belief that millennials are over zealous in their career or are “job hoppers”, I believe recent graduates are eager to close the gap between where they start in their career and where they “should” be based on their qualifications – if the job market was in a better state.

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