Whatever job search methods you use, it is essential that you understand that most jobs are now with smaller organizations. More than 70 percent of all nongovernmental workers now work for employers with 250 or fewer employees.
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The job-search process has not changed with the times and isn't as effective as it once was, writes Tara Hunt. Using social media to connect with potential employers may be a more honest and effective process.
Companies will hire more tech graduates this year as college recruitment is expected to increase 50%, a Michigan State University study says. Engineering graduates are expected to earn the highest starting income, led by petroleum engineers, the National Association of Colleges and Employers says.
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Job seekers should not be afraid to apply for positions they are not fully qualified for and should send in an application as soon as possible because employers may be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, career expert Alison Green advises. Qualification requirements listed in job descriptions often are "wish lists," and candidates with most -- but not all -- of the desired qualifications are sometimes hired, she notes in this blog post.
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