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Posted October 13, 2015 by

Beyond text: Communication and Gen Z – Part two: Nailing the interview

College students and recent college graduates—part of Generation Z—often find themselves feeling unprepared for upcoming internship and job interviews. Part 2, Nailing the interview, of this three-part webinar series, Beyond text: Communication and Gen Z, prepares college students and recent college graduates for upcoming interviews by providing them with an understanding of nonverbal and verbal communication skills needed to succeed during the interview process. The webinar offers valuable tips for nailing the interview, practical do’s and don’ts, and anecdotes related to common interview mistakes. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2015 by

College Life: 5 Financial Tips that will save your Wallet’s Life in School

save money words on a chalkboard illustrating back to school savings or instructions on how to save on your education costs

Save Money words on a chalkboard illustrating back to school savings or instructions on how to save on your education costs. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College can be a life-shaping financial experience. It is the start of independence for young people and the genesis of credit scores, bank accounts, car loans, and other firsts. If you are starting this journey with limited financial education or if you would like to know some practical tools for keeping as much of your money as you can, here are five financial areas where you can cut costs while in college. (more…)

Posted June 11, 2015 by

Tips for Dressing Right at Your Next Job Interview

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Businesswoman ready to handshake on a white isolated background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’ve prepared for your job interview mentally and academically, but have you done your fashion research? Don’t let your choice of wardrobe for your interview negatively influence all the other positives you have in place. What will work best for your interview varies with each company. Before deciding what to wear to your interview, look into the every day dress code at that company. Then, choose apparel that is a step up from their everyday attire. It is just as important not to seem over-dressed for a casual work environment as it is to dress to impress in a more formal environment. This article will help show you what to wear and what not to wear to a job interview. We will also highlight how important your interview outfit can be. (more…)

Posted June 08, 2015 by

College Students: How to Take Care of Your Personal Items When You Are Out of School for the Summer

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A group of young people on moving day. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Setting off for summer break is an exciting time for internships, summer fun and a break from the rigors of school. When it’s time to clear out of your dorm or campus housing, you may need to take all of your belongings with you. Since this can be difficult if you’re traveling across the country, the best option for most students is to get a small storage unit for their goods. The added advantage to a storage unit is that you can keep the unit during the year to store more valuable items. However, not all storage units are created equal, and you’re going to want to select one that can handle your needs. (more…)

Posted June 27, 2014 by

Interested in Finding an Internship for Fall 2014? 5 New Opportunities to Consider

For students interested in finding an internship for this coming fall, check out five new opportunities in the following post.

Featured: Featured It’s that time again… get a head start on the FALL 2014 school semester with a NEW resume-buildingFALL 2014 internship. We have a bunch of FALL internships going up every week but these are theTOP 5 FALLinternships waiting for you to apply now!Click below to submit your application:read

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Posted October 03, 2013 by

7 survival tips for the first-day-of-work jitters

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Young woman on her first day at work. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You spent days polishing up that resume, then devoted many weeks to sending it out. You impressed in some interviews, flubbed in others, and eventually got that job offer you worked so hard to win. Now the first day of work is upon you, and suddenly you are so nervous that you can barely think straight.

Take a deep breath and rest assured: It happens to everyone. From working in the mailroom to heading up the meeting in the boardroom, those first day jitters are a rite of passage. These tips can help you handle the nerves like an old pro — and set the stage for success from your very first hour. (more…)

Posted August 23, 2013 by

Just Graduated from College? 5 Expenses to be Wary of as Grads Land Entry Level Jobs

Money can be tight as a recent college graduate, and you want to watch how you spend it.  The following post shares five expenses grads should be wary of as they land entry level jobs.

Featured: Featured I’ve been talking with a lot of recently graduated students about budgeting and what financial traps recent grads should watch out for. Here are 5 things that I spent TOO MUCH money on when I had my first real job: 1. Food. You are working several hours and have no time for yourself.

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Posted August 01, 2013 by

10 Things You Should Negotiate Other Than Salary

Sara Sutton Fell

Sara Sutton Fell, Salary.com contributing writer

You’ve gone through several rounds of interviews and have finally landed the job of your dreams. The problem is; your dream job doesn’t come with a dream salary.

But before you pass on the position, there are many non-salary benefits that you can negotiate. Combined, they might make your potential position seem quite palatable. The good news is these benefits come at a low — or no — cost to your company. Here are the top ten benefits that you can and should ask for during the negotiation process. (more…)

Posted June 07, 2013 by

Dress for Success If You Want that Promotion

While your skills and qualifications may make you an ideal candidate for a promotion at work, don’t overlook the importance of your personal appearance.  A poor image could stand in the way of career advancement.

A word of advice for workers considering wearing pajamas, a chicken suit or parachute pants to the office: Don’t. In a survey from OfficeTeam, eight in 10 (80 percent) executives interviewed said clothing choices affect an employee’s chances of earning a promotion, and respondents gave some pretty hilarious examples of outfits that missed the mark. (more…)