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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Taking Online Courses Has Never Been Easier

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Woman wearing graduation cap using laptop with thumbs up; online education. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes to getting an education in today’s society, the online format has made it easier than ever before. With the busy schedules most people face on a regular basis, trying to make room to go to a traditional classroom can become impossible, which makes some people turn away from coursework entirely. This is where the popularity of online courses has stemmed from, because people can do the courses as they have the time. There has also been the addition of apps that can make studying and working together in an online environment easier than ever. Here are some of the best apps available to make online courses easier and more convenient. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

6 Ways to Make Your College Life Fun

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

College is a special time when you’re already grown-up enough to live the way you like but not yet fully stuck in the treadmill of adult life. But fun isn’t going to happen all by itself – if you want it, go for it.  These tips will, hopefully, help you on the way. (more…)

Posted July 29, 2014 by

One Reflection of What Business School is Like

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Group of students in business school. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For anyone considering going to business school, one student shares what his experience has been like so far in the following post.

I recently completed my first year at Booth and felt compelled to share my experiences and advice through a follow-up post to: To Anyone Considering an MBA (more…)

Posted June 26, 2014 by

Job or Masters… Which Path to Select?

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Young man sitting in front of chalkboard thinking with finger on his chin. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Seeing the scarcity of jobs in the market, Smith opted for his masters, hoping that it would land him a better position to get high paying jobs. After his post-graduation in the same field he has completed his bachelors, he found himself in an even more crowded market, with more number of applicants and even fewer job vacancies, and his Master’s degree did not benefit his job getting cause to a great extent.

There a number of students like Smith, who goes for their post-graduation degree when they do not find a job of their interest and expectations. What they fail to realize is that the number of graduating students is increasing every year, while the growth rate of vacancies is not that steep. A number of researches have shed light on the degree of variance between what students study in their classes and what they practically apply on the field. Companies are also aware of this knowledge gap, and therefore, are often reluctant to experiment the new ones with relatively no experience. So, whether you have a Master’s degree, the majority of the companies would prefer a bachelor’s degree with some hand-on experience over your Masters. (more…)

Posted May 19, 2014 by

Headed off to College? Don’t Leave Home Without These Must-Have Items

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College students moving on to university campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Wondering what the latest tech trends are? Take a peek into a college classroom. According to ZDNet, more than 70 percent of students need technology to study for classes. As a result, the traditional back-to-school shopping list has undergone some revisions as laptops, e-readers and tablets have entered the fold. But no matter how much the college classroom changes, some of the necessities of college life remain the same. To address college needs old and new, here’s a quick guide to the necessary away-from-home college gear: (more…)

Posted April 18, 2014 by

Is It Time for an Entry Level Job Interview? Here is What You Need to Know

While you might not know all what to expect in your entry level job interview, the following post includes an infographic that can give you some idea.

In a survey of 2,000 bosses, 33% said they know within the first 90 seconds of meeting a candidate whether they’ll hire that person. A minute and a half. That is how much time you have to make what obviously needs to be a very strong first impression…

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Distance learning programs in India!

Sonali Dheri

Sonali Dheri

Advent of distance learning programmes in India

Distance learning programs in India have been introduced for the general convenience of students and working professionals who opt for it. These programs are offered online due to which they offer complete flexibility to students who can study according to their preference. Online MBA programs give you a 24*7 access to video lectures and notes online which you can view several times for useful understanding and revision of conceptions. These online programmes not only help you save a lot of time but also save your energy that is otherwise washed out in travelling to reach institutes for full time courses. Moreover, they make learning easy on the pocket as the fee is extremely affordable and you also save unnecessary expenses which are used for travelling, hostel etc. (more…)

Posted March 14, 2014 by

3 Top Tips to Heighten Your Employment Hunt

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Unemployment is never much fun.

Whether it’s firing off endless emails to prospective employers or hours spent honing your CV and covering letter, being out of work has the potential to frustrate and depress in equal measure.

Indeed, with hundreds of folk often applying for a solitary position within a company, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out in a job market that’s more competitive than ever.

For many, the employment game’s cut-throat nature has them searching for the remote control in an attempt to find solace in the calming glow of daytime television.

So what can be done? How can YOU make the leap from hapless jobseeker to smiling employee? (more…)

Posted March 05, 2014 by

What a College Recruiter Might Tell You About Going to College

Prospective students can get some advice that a college recruiter might share with them about going to college in the following post.

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

Want a Better Chance to Land Entry Level Jobs? Try Learning Some Creative Tech Skills

College graduates, if you want a better chance to land entry level jobs, learning some creative tech skills could be beneficial.  The following post lists some of these skills.

Creative Tech Skills You’ll Need for Entry-Level Jobs Tweet. Landing your dream job or even an entry level position in public relations requires more than being a crafty wordsmith, talented strategist and a social media wiz.

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