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The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 20-Something Employees

Source: Forbes Are you able to work effectively in a team? That’s the skill employers most want when they are recruiting new college grads. The next most important skill: ability to make decisions and solve problems. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) a Bethlehem, Pa. non-profit group that links college career placement offices [...]

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The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

Source: Forbes The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing. “The most sought-after skill-sets [...]

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20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don’t Get

Source: Forbes I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes [...]

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Get Over It: The Truth About College Grad ‘Underemployment’

Source: Forbes Guest post written by Abigail Johnson and Tammy Nicastro Abigail Johnson is president of Roeder-Johnson, a Silicon Valley strategic communications and PR firm. Tammy Nicastro is Executive Director of Development at UCSF Medical Center and Benioff Children’s Hospital. This article represents their personal opinions and not those of their employers. Abigail Johnson In [...]

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The Biggest Mistakes 20-Something Job Seekers Make

Source: Forbes There was the young job seeker who showed up at his interview 15 minutes late, failed to apologize, and then asked if the interviewer had a garbage can so he could throw away his gum. There was also the 20-something applicant whose call to the hiring manager went dead in the middle of [...]

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