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Posted June 24, 2014 by

How to Go from an Internship to an Entry Level Job – 12 Ways to Achieve this Goal

If you’re an intern who wants an entry level job at the company you’re working for, learn 12 ways to achieve this goal in the following post.

Your internship is a great way to gain experience, develop skills and greatly improve your chances of getting catching a recruiter’s attention. Even better, many internships lead to a job offer; I had three internships during my college career, and the last one turned into my first full-time job! This is how I

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Posted June 16, 2014 by

Online Education vs Traditional Education

As online education continues to grow, will traditional education take a back seat?  I doubt it because the campus experience in college is important for some students.  However, having the option of a more flexible and convenient way getting an education does give you something to consider.  In the following infographic, online education and traditional education go head to head. (more…)

Posted June 06, 2014 by

Trades Are Cool Again

Carpenter at work on industrial job site

Carpenter at work on industrial job site. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For some, the “college experience” is an exciting prospect that starts with trying out subjects that will hopefully lead to a career and ends with the rude awakening of abundant student loans and no job post-graduation to pay them off – or potentially worse, being stuck in a career you’ve discovered just isn’t right. When you need a career path re-evaluation, or when you can’t secure a job (or even an interview) post graduation, use this game plan to determine options. (more…)

Posted May 27, 2014 by

How Recent Grads Can Plan Careers as They Pursue Entry Level Jobs

For recent graduates who didn’t plan their careers while in school, that does not mean they can’t do so today.  As these grads pursue entry level jobs, learn how they can still plan careers in the following post.

I received a tweet this morning from a senior who graduated from a university a few days ago, “what do you do when you are exactly as the student described in that post except you are now in the real world?” Basically, what do you do if it’s too late

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Learn How to Handle These 8 Fears

As an internship finder, you might be nervous about beginning your new position.  See if you have any of the eight fears mentioned in the following post, and if you do, how to handle them.

Fetching coffee. Making thousands of copies. At one point, these were just two of an intern’s not-so-favorite things. Today, an intern deals with many more issues – and a recent article named “14 Awfully Frustrating Things That Every Intern Goes Through” lists many of them. Although these are common

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Posted May 15, 2014 by

Internet Use Wastes the Most Time at Work

Employers who are wondering why workers aren’t being as productive as possible just might find the answer in the following post.

Web surfing and water cooler chatter are the top time thieves at work, according to a new survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) from Robert Half Management Resources. Nearly one-third (32%) of executives interviewed said non-business related Internet use, including social media, is the greatest time-waster. Chatting with coworkers ranked a not-too-distant second, garnering 27% of the response. (more…)

Posted April 29, 2014 by

A Career in Wills Could Be Paying Under Proper Guidance

Someone's hand signing a last will and testament

Someone’s hand signing a last will and testament. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Pursuing a course in law is not unusual as it is one of the earliest subjects. What is unusual is pursuing a course in writing wills. Though wills could be made by any person and does not require any special qualification, people prefer to get it written by professionals. It is undeniable that a scholar in law is more equipped to scripting a will than a layman.

Most students studying law aspire to become solicitors, barristers, or paralegal professionals. Writing a will could be considered a paralegal activity being practised more by fresh law graduates. It actually is a stepping stone for larger assignments in the future. (more…)

Posted February 19, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Avoid 7 Common Mistakes that Could Cost You the Position

There are seven common mistakes an internship finder should avoid so he or she won’t be fired, according to the following post.

Many young professionals are new to the professional world. As such, they don’t yet know the “rules”… both explicit and implied about how to behave professionally. Breaking these rules can have dire consequences… and often there are no second chances. You don’t want to do something you’ll regret and get fired from your internship. Here are seven

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Posted January 30, 2014 by

Want to Hire Interns to Fill Jobs for College Students? What Employers Should Consider

Employers, before you hire interns to fill some jobs for college students, the following post has some advice to consider.

Featured: Not Featured Over the past five years, we’ve obviously seen a huge spike in the number of bloggers, youtube personalities, fashion bloggers, etc. The question often arises from business owners; I have a blog or an online platform. I want to grow. Can I hire interns and have them write? The answer is a bit more complicated

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