May 31, 2013 by William Frierson
As jobs for college students, internships should be taken seriously. If you want to make a great first impression, get some tips in the following post.
Featured: Not Featured First impressions are so important and can set the tone for your entire internship experience. You can create a positive lasting impression by following 4 easy tips. Read about them and see the advice I got to share in this new Fox Business article HERE.
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May 29, 2013 by William Frierson
Life is full of stages, and college graduation is one of the big ones. It wasn’t too long ago that you moved on from your teens, closing that book and leaving behind habits, rituals and beliefs that, while serious stuff back then, are ill suited for life as a twenty something.
Whether you’re just about to graduate or you’ve recently walked across that stage, it’s high time you realize that there’s now a part of your life you’ll refer to as “back in college.” Continue Reading
May 21, 2013 by William Frierson
Before landing entry level jobs, graduates may need to obtain internships to gain some experience in their career fields. The following post shares three things to do in these recent graduate jobs before day one.
1. Be familiar with all company social platforms. You should have knowledge of the company website and any social media handles they use. Try to have a good understanding of the company’s clients and the tone they use when describing what they do online. Also, note how they represent themselves on their social media pages. read more
May 20, 2013 by William Frierson
We all have things that are important to us in our lives. However, at some point you may need to decide what your priorities are. The following post explains how to balance internships, jobs for college students, and other priorities.
Finding the balance between academic excellence while maintaining your social life can be overwhelming for the average person. Adding a job, internship or athletics to all of that is impossible for some. Then there is you… You want to do it all. While this is admirable, it is also difficult to do everything well. Often, taking
May 16, 2013 by William Frierson
Congratulations to those of you who have started or will start recent graduate jobs. Remember the tips in the following post while at work.
I’m staying with some friends in South Florida this week. Both are managers in their fields and we’re always chatting about best practices and how their employees can perform better. Here are a few tips we put together: 1. Listen to Your Manager. Don’t create your own rules. Follow the systems in place. 2. Think
May 15, 2013 by William Frierson
If you intend to graduate this spring (or you already have), then you’re probably in the midst of your first serious professional job search. And no matter how long you’ve been on the hunt, you’ve probably had no less than a dozen well-meaning experts offer the same basic advice about relying on your “network”. “Use your network!” These people will tell you, sometimes with excessive energy. “Your network will get you a job faster than even the best resume ever can!” Continue Reading
by William Frierson
In this day and age, college — and even graduate school — is a necessity. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, young adults with postsecondary degrees — bachelors and up — have lower unemployment rates and earn an average of $19,000 more than adults with just a high school diploma.
College is also expensive. The National Center for Education Statistics reported the average 2010 tuition costs at nearly $16,000 for public four-year institutions, and almost $33,000 for private four-year schools. Continue Reading
by William Frierson
For college students about to graduate, networking may improve their chances of finding recent graduate jobs, as was the case for one grad student. Learn more in the following post.
The job is not going to come to you – you must work to get work. Alumnus Scott Andersen focused on the career-development events and resources Mihaylo College offers students and maximized his job-searching efforts by …
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May 08, 2013 by William Frierson
For each interview you have, there is an opportunity to learn something. If you are looking for recent graduate jobs, learn some lessons in the following post that may help you when preparing for this important meeting.
The better your interview skills, and the better you understand how to navigate job application process, the better your chances at landing a job. So whether you receive an offer or not, treat every interview as a learning experience. Although they can be stressful, try to keep your eyes and ears open so you can build on your interviews to
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April 25, 2013 by William Frierson
For some people, making money may be one of their professional goals for 2013. However, money does not necessarily define the meaning of a successful career, according to the following post.
Since a young age, I’ve always been told that the only way to be happy in life is to be successful. Growing up with this statement in my head, my perception was that in order to achieve success I had to earn a lot of money and make a prominent name for myself. As a child, I believed my