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Posted December 09, 2015 by

Entrepreneurial mindsets: Make your business a success

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Man’s hand writing Think Like an Entrepreneur with black marker on visual screen. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A positive attitude on achieving wealth and making money in an honest fashion is one of the best ways to start a journey towards becoming rich. History is littered with people who became millionaires and billionaires from humble beginnings. People can become rich by gambling or taking advantage of the property market; however, there are many other things you can do to become wealthy. (more…)

Posted December 01, 2014 by

Becoming a Sports Team Coach

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Male high school basketball team having team talk with coach. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being good at a sport is very different from coaching a sports team. Of course, most people who become sports coaches are very good at and highly passionate about that sport to begin with. Sometimes the most successful players of their heydays decide to coach the team of that sport instead of walking into the sunset and hanging up their sporty shoes altogether. It goes without saying that the number one rule of being a sports coach is to know and understand the sport like the back of your hand. (more…)

Posted September 18, 2014 by

Grads, Are Your Searches for Entry Level Jobs Taking Longer than Expected? Eliminate These 30 Mistakes

Graduates who believe their searches for entry level jobs are taking more time than they expected might be hurting themselves.  Learn 30 mistakes they should eliminate in the following post.

As many have discovered, effective job search methods have changed substantially in the last few years – and it can be hard to leave behind the job search techniques that used to work, but don’t in our current economy. You can, however, control what you do – and how you are spending your valuable time. And that means eliminating

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Posted September 09, 2014 by

College Graduates, Don’t Quit Your Jobs Just Yet. How to Make Them Better

For college graduates thinking about quitting their jobs, check out the following post to learn ways to make them better.

Your job is an endless repetition of nothingness. The days could not go slower while your life just seems to pass you by. It’s messing with your energy levels and your sense of joy. You know this can’t go on for much longer. You’re stuck in a dead-end job, and it

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

College Graduates, 12 Tips for Success When Interviewing for Jobs

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates should keep these 12 tips in mind in the following post to have success.

Many experts and mentors – and maybe even well-meaning peers and parents – will tell you that the only way to ace your job interview is to provide the perfect job interview answer to every job interview question. And while that is an important issue, so many other factors go into who gets the

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Posted August 28, 2014 by

College Graduates, Considering New Jobs? 7 Ways to Plan Ahead

For college graduates interested in finding new jobs, the following post shares seven ways to get a head start.

These days, gold watches and pensions can be filed under “career fairy tales.” Quite on the contrary, just surviving a round or two of layoffs is considered a happy ending. In a tough economy and an increasingly competitive job market, it may feel like you should always be planning your next

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? 5 Answers to Questions You Need to Avoid

When interviewing for an entry level job, you don’t want to do anything that will hurt your chances of landing employment.  In the following post, learn five answers to questions you need to avoid.

No one can predict exactly what a recruiter or hiring manager will ask in a job interview. However, there are many standard questions that can make or break an interview. Not because of the question itself, but because of how well you avoid giving a bad answer. A good answer: you will soar to

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Posted July 16, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here is How to Talk About Yourself

For some people, it can be difficult to talk about themselves.  So when interviewing for an entry level job, how should a job candidate answer a question focusing on himself or herself?  Learn how to develop the right response in the following post.

But the dastardly “tell me about yourself” question may also come at you first thing in the interview, like a fast ball without warm up, in the form of “So tell me why do you think you’re right for the job?” or more bluntly “Why should we offer you this job?” Boom.

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Trying to Find Information on Jobs through a Hiring Manager on LinkedIn? 4 Ways to Potentially Connect

As a recent graduate searching for jobs on LinkedIn, you might want to reach out to hiring managers.  If you’re trying to make a connection, learn four ways to possibly do so in the following post.

A reader recently asked how to best use LinkedIn to reach a hiring manager he wants to pursue. The trouble: that hiring manager is basically inactive on the world’s largest professional network. Guessing that he’s not the only job seeker facing that challenge, I reached out for some actionable ideas: Find a Common Connection

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

How to Turn Your College Job into a Career

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Coach watching a batter about to hit. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Plenty of grown-ups don’t know the answer to that question. College offers a series of different majors, but the career paths that stem from them aren’t always clear. If you major in education, you might feel like you have to be a teacher. If you major in pre-med, you might feel like you have to be a doctor. The truth is, you don’t.

A million shades of gray exist in the wild world of employment. A person with an education major could end up landing a job as a writer or editor in their field of expertise. A person with a pre-med major might decide to skip med school and take a position as a research assistant or lab technologist. (more…)