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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Naturopathic Doctor, career and scope

Doctor showing naturopathic medicine on chalkboard

Doctor showing naturopathic medicine on chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Naturopathy is one of the branches of alternative medicine, which uses methods like exercise, diet control and massage instead of in taking chemical drugs. The term “naturopathy” has come from Latin and Greek, and its literal meaning is “nature disease”. It is basically a holistic approach that includes the study of one’s lifestyle for treatment. (more…)

Posted February 11, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Questions Most Often Asked and How to Respond

For job candidates interviewing for jobs for recent college graduates, the following post includes an infographic with the most asked questions and how to respond to them.

There is no doubt: we all dread the job or internship interview. So much at stake, and sometimes we want it so badly. The anxiety that comes with job interviews, however, can often be avoided if we just know what is coming. What will be expected of you? What questions will you need to

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Posted February 06, 2014 by

Interviewed for Entry Level Jobs and Haven’t Heard Back? 10 Possible Reasons Why

For candidates who have interviewed for entry level jobs, it can be frustrating after a long time has passed without hearing back from the employer.  However, before getting too upset, learn 10 possible reasons why you haven’t received feedback on your interview in the following post.

One of the most common frustrations for job seekers: wondering why they haven’t heard anything from the employer well past the stated hiring decision date. After all, the recruiter/HR person/hiring manager said they’d make a decision before the end of last week. Job seekers seem to assume that the process

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Posted January 22, 2014 by

Good Mood Foods for College Student Success

Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene

I am sure that by the time you reach college and finally have some independence the last thing you want is to be told what foods to eat. However, scientific research shows that incorporating certain foods into your diet can help your mood and reduce stress. College is an exciting time, but there can also be a bit of apprehension and sadness associated with being away from home for the first time. There is also no doubt that college can be stressful. (more…)

Posted January 14, 2014 by

Networking to Find a Job or Internship: 8 Steps to Get Started

Booths of exhibitors during job fairs in Malaysia

Booths of exhibitors during job fairs in Malaysia. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In my last post, I discussed the importance of establishing a personal brand in order to effectively roll-out your job search. The question now becomes what to do with your brand assets (i.e. resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile) once you’ve developed them. This is where we really get down to business, so you can find the best job or internship. And that’s a process that can take six weeks or six months. The key to getting through the peaks and valleys of your job search is to set aside your anxiety, shake off inevitable disappointments and have fun. If you do this right, you’ll have the opportunity to meet dozens of interesting, successful people and learn about some great companies. What you take away could benefit you for many years. (more…)

Posted December 27, 2013 by

21 Tips to Land Recent College Graduate Jobs in the New Year

For recent or soon to be graduates looking to land recent college graduate jobs in the new year, the following post has 21 job search tips to get them started.

Whether you’re a recent grad entering your first real job search, or a young professional looking to upgrade, finding your way to “you’re hired” can be tough. We often find ourselves navigating through the process alone; figuring out what works and what doesn’t by trial and error. I’d like to take away some of

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Posted November 14, 2013 by

4 Tips to Reduce Stress in Interviews for Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Going into an interview stressed out likely won’t help your chances of landing a job.  So, if you’re interviewing for jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has four tips to reduce stress before these meetings.

No matter their experience, many interviewees sabotage their chances of having a successful job interview because they over-think, or don’t think enough because they are too consumed with worry. To prevent the unnecessary and destructive anxiety that you feel leading up to your interview, consider these following job interview tips…

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Posted November 12, 2013 by

Building Self-Confidence to Interview Better

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement

Most of your frustrations and struggles during your job search have to deal with insecurity.   How you feel about yourself will either spawn motivation and energy or will severely hurt your chances for a great career.

When you increase your confidence level, you are able to interview more effectively, negotiate higher salaries and, subsequently you will receive a wider number of offers.  Conversely, when you fail to do so, you are going to be paid less, given fewer responsibilities and will end up accepting a position that you are over-qualified for. (more…)

Posted October 23, 2013 by

College Recruiters, Advice to Share with Students Anxious to Attend College

College recruiters can not only sell the reasons why prospective students should come to their schools, but also be a calming influence since the students are new to the college experience.  The following post has advice recruiters (as well as students) can share with students anxious to attend college.

Featured: Featured I’ve been interacting with high school students a lot more than usual and one of their main fears seems to be going to college. They’ve been telling me about the anxiety they feel going into college and being on their own for the first time. I’ve been thinking back on my

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Posted September 27, 2013 by

How to survive your college admissions interview

College admissions counselor or therapist interviewing a student

College admissions counselor or therapist interviewing a student. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Overcoming social anxiety is usually no overnight task. In fact, some never seem to overcome it. But there may be ways to reduce it or at least manage it. It may not work for everyone, but if you’re going into an admissions interview for a college you should take all the advice you can get to not let anxiety ruin your chances of a successful interview.

Below are three tips for rocking an admissions interview while nervous or socially anxious. (more…)