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Job network: Are personal connections a must to get a job in Sweden?

You might have heard from others that a personal network and relations and connections are needed in order to get a job in Sweden. Research shows that approximately 70 % of all jobs in Sweden are appointed via recommendations of friends, family, form...
by Let’s Build Our Future on Mar 4, 2016

The First Job: Do Recent Graduates Stay or Go?

A recent survey from Express Employment Professionals revealed that more than two-thirds of recent college graduates stay in their first career jobs for one year or less. The Results Are In Of those who gradated within the last 18 months, 58% said th...
by Movin' On Up on Feb 15, 2016

What else, except salary, is there to bargain for your first job in Sweden?

You should remember that there are other things than pure salary to bargain about in Sweden before signing the contract with your new employer.  We have talked to Erica who has been working for a couple of years within sales and marketing in Sweden.
by Let’s Build Our Future on Feb 10, 2016

5 Important Lessons Learned From a First Job

Your first job is a milestone. You get a real paycheck, you start a career, and you start on the grand adventure called life. It will be a learning experience. You may not get the salary of your dreams, and it may feel daunting to learn the ropes, bu...
by Movin' On Up on Aug 24, 2015

Hired Today, Gone Tomorrow: Recent Grads Don’t Stay in First Jobs Very Long

For college graduates, the first job after graduation may be just a stepping stone on the way to bigger and better things, and if you’re a company that’s hired that perfect graduate, you may lose him or her quicker than you think. A recent Expres...
by Movin' On Up on Oct 29, 2014

What You Can Do To Get Ahead In Your Job

Five years out of college and well into your first job, or even your second and third jobs, and yet you seem to be just one of the pack and not the leader. That’s the plight of the majority of workers and employees anywhere in the world. However, i...
by Entertainment Mesh on Jun 26, 2014

The Minimum Wage Millionaire Excerpt: The Game of Life

By Bill Edgar Editor’s Note: The The Minimum Wage Millionaire is a book aimed at teenagers and parents of teenagers who want to better understand how money works. The book puts forth practical approaches on ways for teens with part-time jobs to...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jun 19, 2014

Millenial AdGrad: How to land your first job in advertising

by Faheem Chaudhry (@FaheemChaudhry) The first job interview for any young person looking to start her or his professional career is always a daunting task. So what are the core skills we possess as communication professionals that we should use in a...
by MarkLives on Mar 16, 2014

9 Expert Reasons Why Graduates Find it Hard to Get Jobs

Found this and after carefully reading its contents decided to share with you because of the vital and crucial information it contains. This article has been broken down into simplified points, on why fresh […] Read More...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Dec 31, 2013

9 Expert Reasons Why Graduates Find it Hard to Get Jobs

Found this and after carefully reading its contents decided to share with you because of the vital and crucial information it contains. This article has been broken down into simplified points, on why fresh […] Read More...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Dec 31, 2013

9 Expert Reasons Why Graduates Find it Hard to Get Jobs

Found this and after carefully reading its contents decided to share with you because of the vital and crucial information it contains. This article has been broken down into simplified points, on why fresh […] Read More...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Dec 31, 2013

9 Expert Reasons Why Graduates Find it Hard to Get Jobs

The post 9 Expert Reasons Why Graduates Find it Hard to Get Jobs appeared first on . Found this and after carefully reading its contents decided to share with you because of the vital and crucial information it contains. This article has been broken...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Dec 31, 2013

Summer jobs help Algarve economy

The Algarve actually registered a decrease in the number of people signed up at job centres when compared to the previous months of June and July back in 2012, a sign that even if seasonal, there are a couple more jobs out there.
by Algarve Portugal on Aug 26, 2013

9 Expert Reasons Why Graduates Find it Hard to Get Jobs

Found this and after carefully reading its contents decided to share with you because of the vital and crucial information it contains. This article has been broken down into simplified points, on why fresh and experienced... Read More...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Mar 18, 2013

Tea Kettle Philosophy ― My First Job

Another round of head-spinning thoughts and ideas swirl in my brain as the kettle heats. This time it was about my first job, something I’m sure many of you can relate to. It takes about 10 minutes for the water to reach a boil, just what is needed...
by Tea Time with A.C. Cargill on Jan 14, 2013

How to Apply for a Job when there’s no Recruitment (Accepting CV’s?)

This is undoubtedly the very first thing you will think about immediately after you complete higher learning. Locally we typically hear individuals broaching ‘dropping my CVs’ or ‘tarmac king’ and you may... Read More...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Nov 18, 2012

I'm Back Folks

It has been a long time since I updated this blog,  I was quite busy working and spending time with my husband (he just return from working in Alaska) and at the same time we are also trying to find an apartment or a house for rent.  But I...
by Everyday Fish Phil on Sep 26, 2012

Job Tips: Where can I find hidden Vacancies?

A common misconception about looking for a new job is that all vacancies will be either advertised or easily visible. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be more wrong. Many vacancies are regarded as hidden, never to be seen by the majority of people...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on May 15, 2012

The Most Common Interview Questions? – Must Read

Although there is no set format that every job interview will follow, there are some questions that you can almost guarantee will crop up. Here’s a list of the most common questions and a guide to the kind of answers your interviewer wants to hear.


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