What Does "entry-Level Position" Mean?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 4, 2020 8:13:30 AM ET
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An entry-level position is a job that requires little or no experience and starts the employee out at an introductory level in the company. Although it is entry-level, that does not necessarily mean there are no prerequisites for the job. Some entry-level positions require specific degrees.

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These are positions with a good deal of on-the-job training included. Some are also part-time or temporary. According to About.com, benefits are not always offered with these positions, but many companies do include them as part of the package. Entry-level positions are good opportunities for recent graduates or those hoping to break into a new career field. Employers benefit from these employees as well because the company has the chance to train the employee in a specific manner conducive to the company's goals.