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Posted July 07, 2014 by

5 Tips for Success When Taking Online Classes

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Young girl at home learning on her laptop with books. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you plan on taking online classes, be prepared for a totally different learning experience.

Looking into a computer screen to earn a college degree is a relatively new phenomenon and students should alter their study techniques, schedules, attitudes and more to be successful. Below are five tips to help out students new to online learning. (more…)

Posted July 07, 2014 by

5 Employers That Should Be On Every Recent Graduate’s Radar

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

When you work for a company that is growing, innovative and full of passionate individuals, you are much more apt to have a successful, fulfilling career.

Conversely, when you accept a job at a firm that isn’t run properly, you are bound to have your creativity handcuffed by bureaucratic management and be surrounded by unhappy, unambitious individuals.

Needless to say, for recent college graduates it is of the utmost importance to locate the firms that have winning attitudes, provide ample career growth and possess strong, determined leaders. (more…)

Posted June 23, 2014 by

10 Attitudes College Graduates Should Have to Increase Their Hopes of Landing Jobs

College graduates looking to land jobs should adopt any of these 10 attitudes found in the following post.

Employers are looking for people with not just technical skills, but those with the attitude your co-workers, customers and vendors respect. So choosing the right attitude makes a huge difference to their business, and your chances of getting hired there. Here are 10 value-adding attitudes, what they look like, how they help you and employers, and some questions to

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

Grads, Do You Work Beyond Your Job Descriptions on Entry Level Jobs? How to Find Purpose in Your Positions

Workers on entry level jobs might believe they need more of a purpose beyond their actual job descriptions.  In the following post, learn how they can find purpose and add value to their positions.

Today’s hypercompetitive job market — which leaves most of us looking over our shoulders, wondering whether someone younger, smarter and more talented is right behind us — marks the age of uncertainty. The best response to uncertainty is clarity of purpose and decisive action. (Click here to tweet this thought.) To achieve these, you

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Posted August 21, 2013 by

How to reshape your career after making a blunder at work

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Businessman in shock about a mistake. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Everyone has made a mistake at work. Blunders can be something simple such as getting caught by your boss using Facebook or shopping on Amazon on company time to spilling a cup of coffee on your new company-owned laptop. More serious offenses include sending out an inappropriate or offensive email, constant lateness, missed deadlines or even getting nabbed for drunk driving.

While certain mistakes may seem like career killers — and depending seriousness of the error they can be — it’s possible to revamp a tarnished image with some hard work and a game plan. Following these three steps can help you put negative issues in your rear-view and regain that coveted “golden-boy/girl” status in the workplace. (more…)

Posted December 19, 2012 by

Are you helping your students to plan ahead? Incoming freshmen are highly receptive to career-planning assistance

CollegeRecruiter.comCollege and universities should not assume that incoming freshmen don’t need help with career planning.  While they may not reach out for assistance, they are open to it, according to the following post.

Released this spring, the new 2012 report The Attitudes and Needs of Freshmen at Mid-Year from Noel-Levitz measures, among other things, the receptivity of incoming freshman students to various types of career-planning assistance. The report contains data from the Mid-Year Student Assessment, which assesses students halfway through the freshman year.

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Are you helping your students to plan ahead? Incoming freshmen are highly receptive to career-planning assistance