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Posted December 30, 2014 by

Moving to a New Flat after Graduating

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

For most people graduating from college is associated with finding their first full-time job, following their ambitions and building plans for a future career; one thing that often eludes their attention is moving off to start living alone, probably for the first time in their lives. Before they lived first with their parents, then in a college dorm, now they have to set up their own household.

But first – actually move their things there, which can be tricky if you haven’t done it before. Here are a few tips that will help you out. (more…)

Posted December 26, 2014 by

How to Shape a Career as a Reseller in Digital Signage Retail

A digital OPEN 24 HOURS sign with orange glow for use as a store sign or design element

A digital OPEN 24 HOURS sign with orange glow for use as a store sign or design element. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Are you yet to decide which career will be perfect for you? Some are opting for the booming field of web development while some are interested in graphic design. If you wish to take up a different profession; how about prepping up for a career as a digital signage reseller in retail? There is a huge demand of digital signage in retail business as it has several superb benefits. As a reseller you will be selling the products or services of a company to another organization and this is indeed, a big way of obtaining a high profit for your business. If you decide to become a digital signage reseller specializing in retail business, good revenue will never stop pouring in for your business. If you are new to the concept of digital signage reseller in retail business, the following discussion will help you get a grip on this subject. (more…)

Posted December 05, 2014 by

5 Tips for Finishing a Degree While You Work or Travel

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College student reading outdoors lying in the grass. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Not every high school student or young adult is set on acquiring a college diploma through the traditional four-year college experience, or right away. And with so many options to obtain and finish degrees at your disposal, you simply don’t have to. Whether it’s because you’re already working hard at your own start-up or you’ve just secured the internship of your dreams, you may find that an undergraduate or graduate degree is something you are only interested in pursuing on the side.

If you know a college degree is important, but you don’t want to take a break from the life you’re living to get it, here are five tips to finishing your college degree while you travel the world, intern for public radio, or slave away at your very own tech start-up. (more…)

Posted November 18, 2014 by

Keeping Debt Down: Money Saving Tips for Students

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Closeup portrait of young woman holding her piggy bank friend in hand, isolate on white background. Positive emotion facial expression feelings. Smart wise saving paid financial decisions. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Last week a report in the Express and Star indicated that more students than ever before are relying on Payday loans to supplement their finances. A spokeswoman said that payday lending is becoming ‘increasingly prevalent within the student community’ and this controversial method of borrowing money can see students racking up even more debt by the time they finish their studies. Managing your budget as a student can be difficult. For many it is the first time they will have experienced living independently and budgeting accordingly. This along with the social temptations that are often associated with a student lifestyle and expensive costs of course materials can see them frittering away their money before they realize how and where it has gone. Being a student often means accruing at least some debt, but keeping this to a minimum is seriously beneficial so here are some ways that you can save money while studying and still have a good time. (more…)

Posted October 09, 2014 by

Want to Study Abroad? How You Can Afford It

Studying abroad is an opportunity for college students to learn while experiencing a different culture.  While some students may want to pursue this kind of education, the cost might be too much for them.  The following infographic offers suggestions on how to make studying abroad more affordable along with other information. (more…)

Posted September 17, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Do You Need to Relocate for Your Dream Jobs? How You Can Do So on a Budget

For recent college graduates who need to relocate for their dream jobs, the following post can help you complete this task while on a budget.

You’ve just received an offer for what could be the job of a lifetime — but it’s in another city, far from everything you know. Or you’ve finally decided it’s time to make the next move in your career, but the bigger, better opportunities undeniably lie elsewhere. So then comes the

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

College Graduates, Looking for Telecommuting Jobs? 5 Positions that Might Surprise You

Some college graduates may be searching for jobs where they can work from home.  In the following post, learn five telecommuting jobs that they might be surprised to know are available.

“While we have job listings in over 50 career categories, ranging from entry-level to executive, the most common industries that consistently have work-from-home jobs include medical and health, customer service, sales,…

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Posted July 03, 2014 by

Why UK Universities should invest in Technology

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Computer with button for United Kingdom. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Income generated from “International students” contributes significantly to the UK’s universities. International university student market contributes to the UK economy in numerous direct and indirect ways. In 2013, they supported over £80bn ($110bn) of UK economic output, which is roughly one third of the total contribution of the aviation sector to UK GDP, and generated over £25bn ($40bn) of Gross Value Added (GVA).

Over the past few years, educational institutions have gone through harsh times, the challenging financial environment and increased international competition require innovative approaches to ensure that the UK remains a recognized leader in world-class teaching, training and researches. (more…)

Posted June 16, 2014 by

Online Education vs Traditional Education

As online education continues to grow, will traditional education take a back seat?  I doubt it because the campus experience in college is important for some students.  However, having the option of a more flexible and convenient way getting an education does give you something to consider.  In the following infographic, online education and traditional education go head to head. (more…)

Posted June 04, 2014 by

5 Tools for Starting a Business Fresh Out of College

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Happy female small business owner of a fabric store. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’re young and brimming with enthusiasm, ready to take your first steps into the corporate world. But why spend years slaving away under a boss when you can start your own business straight out of college?

Read on to discover some great tools for getting your enterprise off the ground. (more…)