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Posted June 17, 2015 by

Work Smart: Tips for Students to Get More out of Their Day

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Female student reading a book for finding information. Young woman sitting at table doing assignments in university library. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Are you working hard in class, racing to your job after school and trying to make it to an extracurricular activity during the week? Working while going to school full time means you have to work smart. Organize your time to squeeze in extra schoolwork between classes, work and fun. Here are few tips to maximize your time: (more…)

Posted November 21, 2014 by

Finding a job after substance use in college

Alcohol abuse: drunk young man or student lying down on a table with beer bock still in hand, focus on glass up front.

Alcohol abuse: drunk young man or student lying down on a table with beer bock still in hand, focus on glass up front. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College was one of the most memorable and defining experiences of your entire life. Now that you’ve recently entered the “real world”, you’re allowed to be a little sad and anxious. From sparse job openings to the culture shock of re-entering a world full of rules, there are plenty of roadblocks you’ll have to overcome. And if you have a substance use history, you may feel you have to work even harder to secure work after graduating. (more…)

Posted October 16, 2014 by

How to Stay Active and Energetic every day at Work?

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Business woman stretching in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It’s challenging for a lot of people to work in an energetic manner every day. You must have experienced this problem if you work behind a desk and use your computer to get most of the work done. You can feel vigorous by adding some physical activities to your daily routine. If you don’t do that, then you will feel stressed and eventually face health-related issues.

Here are some tips for you that will keep you from getting lazy and allow you to stay super-active throughout the day: (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

11 Tips for Rejoining the Workforce After a Career Break

Heather Dugan

Heather Dugan, Salary.com contributing writer

First of all, congratulations on the new job! Whether you were unemployed and searching for something new, or you took time off to raise kids or take care of loved ones, welcome back to the workforce.

But at the same time, it’s understandable that you’re a little leery about transitioning back to the working world after a prolonged absence. Will people like me? What have I missed? Is the technology different? Can I really meet these new challenges in unfamiliar territory?

Before you start your new chapter, take a minute to read about a few tips for getting back in the flow without breaking stride. (more…)

Posted September 09, 2014 by

College Students, Do You Go to School to Get Better Jobs or Otherwise?

It appears that most college students are going to school to get better jobs, according to one survey in the following post.

UCLA’s CIRP (Cooperative Institutional Research Program) just released a survey on why students go to college. About 300,000 freshmen students from approximately 300 four year colleges completed the survey prior to the start of classes. This body of work spans over 40 years of data and expertise in the subject matter itself. Why students go to college? 88

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Posted September 08, 2014 by

What Does Body Language Say about People?

While we might not realize it, our body language plays a role in how people look at us.  The following post includes an infographic that can help us understand body language and can benefit job seekers during interviews or when networking. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

Working Entry Level Jobs that are Nocturnal? 6 Tips to Help You Make it Through

Young professionals and others who work entry level jobs at night can get six tips on how to survive them in the following post.

You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay

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Posted August 26, 2014 by

High School Students, Want to Impress Recruiters with Your Emails? Tips to Remember

When writing their emails to professional contacts, such as recruiters, high school students should take them seriously.  The following post shares tips they should remember.

Featured: Featured Over the past year, we’ve had an increased interest in our site from high school students. This is great news, as it shows that young people are taking their future seriously and thinking about what they want to do with their life even before they get to college. It’s important that high

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Posted June 05, 2014 by

Want to Get Ahead on Your Entry Level Job? 3 Tips to Take You to the Next Level

If you are looking for a promotion from your entry level job, then you must step your game up at work.  In the following post, learn three tips to take your career to the next level.

We’re almost halfway through 2014, and it’s been months since most people talked about their New Years’ resolutions. How many of yours fell by the wayside before the end of January? It’s not too late to brush off those career resolutions and still follow through. You can still resolve to make changes at work

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Posted May 15, 2014 by

Don’t Like Your Entry Level Job and Want to Run Your Own Business? What You Can Learn from Your Current Job for the Future

Even though your entry level job may not be the career you’re really interested in, it can teach you some skills if you want to run your own business in the future.  In the following post, find out what skills in your job can benefit you down the road as an entrepreneur.

For many side hustlers and wannabe entrepreneurs, “the day job” can seem like the enemy. Sure, it’s a paycheck, and that can be a helpful safety net while you’re trying to grow your own business. But it’s often little more than that. You slog through it, biding your time until

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