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7 Steps in Job Search Cycle

Today I wanted to give an insight into job search cycle. When someone is searching for a job, where does the search process starts and where does it end? Try to avoid typical job search mistakes, when amount of time you have in OPT to find a jobs is just 90 days. In this post…

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When to Start Applying for Full Time Jobs?

Last week friend of mine forwarded his resume for few entry level Software Engineer open positions in my company. His expected graduation date is May 2011, but he already started applying for full time jobs, which is good.  That gave me  an idea to write this blog post – what is the right time to…

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15 Smart Job Search Strategies for Job Seekers

Idea behind this blog post was from Anu who had asked this question What are other smart ways to find a job? I thought about the question and decided to write this article to share some of my ideas that belong under “smart job search” techniques. But, before that I wanted to ask “What smart…

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How to Use Facebook for Job Search

Majority of HSB visitors have accounts in one or more of the major social media sites, including Orkut, Facebook, Twitter, Hi5, LinkedIn, among others. However, only a few actually use these online platforms for job search purposes or at least know how to use them to look for employment. In this article you will learn…

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Top 10 Universities in California by Salary

Salary Survey Methodology – Annual pay for bachelor’s degree graduates without higher degrees. The typical starting graduates have 3 years of work experience, while those in mid-career have 15.5 years. This survey lists the top 10 universities in the State of California based on student’s salaries. The above salary survey was conducted by Payscale.com. Considering…

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Top 8 Job Search Methods

Job hunting in this economy will be tough. Here are some of possible ways to search and land at jobs. Job hunting should be treated as a full time work. If one of the following approaches is not working, then something is wrong. It could be your resumé or cover letter. There will be lots…

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How Not to Write an Email

I receive lots of emails from students applying for graduate school admission in the U.S. Some emails are well written and formatted and they include all the details I would need to respond to them. Such good quality emails will make me automatically reply to them. However, there are some emails (see example below) that had…

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Top 20 In-Demand Jobs with Salary Range

The current economy in the U.S. is not looking good. The U.S. stock market is getting is so volatile and the impact of the U.S. economy can be felt all over the world. Even though there are massive lay offs in many American companies, here’s a list of top 20 in demand jobs with salary…

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Job Search using LinkedIn.com

Did you know that on the average students do online job searches for 5 to 7 months after earning their master’s degrees? The one who gets the job is not always the one who can do the job best, but who knows best how to get the job! Do you want to avoid wasting 5…

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