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Tips to Help Grads Survive in the Job Market Jungle

Zebras and Cheetahs: Look Different and Stay Agile to Survive the Business JungleHoboken, NJ (June 2013)—If you have just graduated from college, congratulations! Take a few moments to admire your diploma and pat yourself on the back…and then get ready to attach your nose firmly to the grindstone (again). Unless you went to school under a rock, you know that graduates are facing one of the worst job markets in recent memory.

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10 Job Interview Questions Every Applicant Should Ask

AARPWith the influx of jobs in the new quarter, many people are looking for ways to stand out in competitive interviews. The final questions are the perfect place to show confidence and ambition, so AARP jobs expert Kerry Hannon has lined out the 10 best job interviews questions you should ask your potential employer.

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Repayment Tips for Student Loan Borrowers

An avalanche of student loansDecember is a peak period when Latino students begin making payments on students loans following graduation ( they typically have a six-month grace period, and then loans are due for payment.) There is a lack of understanding among Hispanic student loan borrowers on what their options are for repayment, especially with federal loans.

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6 Tips for Negotiating Your Salary and Benefits During a Job Interview

Negotiating Your SalaryThe question of salary and benefits on a job application or in a job interview can be off-putting for interviewees – maybe even a little scary. Aren’t your potential employers supposed to tell you what they’ll pay you, instead of the other way around?

Unfortunately, most employers for salaried positions won’t reveal a salary range for a job – even during an interview. But the interviewer will likely want to know your expectations during an interview.

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6 Tips for Acing Your Next Phone Interview

Phone InterviewsWith the unemployment rate for Hispanics falling pretty quickly in the last few months, the atmosphere for many Hispanic job applicants is more hopeful than it has been in recent memory. If you’re shooting out résumés with the best of them, you may be nervous about potential interviews.

In the interest of time, employers sometimes prefer to conduct their interviews over the phone, particularly for the first round of questions. Whether you’ve just graduated from college, have spent some time on the unemployment line, or are just looking for a career change, we have six tips to help you ace your next phone interview so that you can find the job of your dreams:

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