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Posted March 26, 2015 by

How to Stop Technology From Robbing You of a Job

Adrian Cruce

Adrian Cruce

A 2014 Harris Poll of hiring managers and human resources professionals revealed that 20 percent of those surveyed had replaced employees with automated technology. For companies with more than 500 employees, the number jumped to nearly one-third. Similarly, Gartner predicts that one in three jobs will be replaced by robots or software by 2025. Numbers like these could make anyone nervous about job security. However, you are far from defenseless against technology’s mass usurpation of the workforce. Read on to find out how to protect your career from a robotic hijacking. (more…)

Posted March 06, 2015 by

College Leave: How to Turn an Absence into an Asset

Ryan Hickey

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

You’ve just spent eight or 10 hours at your job, and now you’re planning on spending your evening studying or going to class. Coping with the pressure can be hard, but returning to college after spending time in the workforce doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. Follow these tips to help you pave the way to furthering your education and getting the job you’ve always dreamed of. (more…)

Posted January 23, 2015 by

Your DiSC personality: How and why it matters to your job search

 

What if we tell you that your career success – or lack of it – hinges on a single letter?

No, we’re not talking about your GPA. We’re not even talking about accidentally writing Mr. instead of Ms. in your cover letter when addressing a female recruiter.

We’re talking about your DiSC personality.  (more…)

Posted August 22, 2014 by

5 Reasons Why You Should Get an MBA

Businessman and graduation hat sketch

Businessman and graduation hat sketch. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A study in the Journal of Education for Business found that full-time Masters of Business Administration (MBA) graduates from Top 50 schools typically have an earning salary that is 50 percent higher than their previous earnings. Additionally, this already high salary nearly doubles over the next five years. An MBA also comes with other benefits besides money. With an MBA you can be a valuable asset to companies, you can change career paths more easily and you can grow your professional network. (more…)

Posted June 19, 2013 by

Use Youth as an Advantage on Your Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur

While youth can be perceived to be a disadvantage when working on an entry level job, if you’re an entrepreneur it can serve you well.  The following post shares more information.

Being a young entrepreneur in business today is exciting. Youth is your biggest asset; you should rock it to your advantage. But how do you overcome the preconceived notions that come with being a younger contender—like assumptions that you’re inexperienced, naive and in for a rude awakening by the industry? The answer is simple: you turn

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How Your Youth Can Be Your Biggest Business Asset of All