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5 Green Flags That Help Entry-Level Candidates Get the Job — and 4 Red Ones That Definitely Don't, According to a Career Coach Natalie Dawson breaks down what employers look for during the interview process.

By Amanda Breen Edited by Jessica Thomas

Key Takeaways

  • Despite low unemployment, Americans are having a difficult time landing their next position.
  • Entry-level candidates with limited experience must put their best foot forward — and avoid making a negative impression.
Courtesy of Natalie Dawson

Unemployment is low, and job openings are high — yet many Americans searching for their next position are struggling to find a suitable one, CNBC Make It reported.

A staggering 95% of workers are looking for or plan to look for a new job in 2024, according to Monster's "New Year, New Career" poll, so if you're one of them, you'll have plenty of competition for the top roles.

Related: Fewer Young Men Are Going to College — Here's a State-By-State Breakdown of Where They'll Have the Best and Worst Job Prospects

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