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Posted February 18, 2015 by

Bank it all on beauty: post-graduation tips

Woman doing a manicure and applying nail polish

Woman doing a manicure and applying nail polish. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Businesses are bust, bosses aren’t hiring and too many graduates are clogging the employment sector – but there’s one industry still moving from strength to strength.

It’s the beauty industry, and it’s set to make more than $265 billion in 2017.

And it’s not all about leggy blondes gliding down catwalks. From small boutiques to purveyors of fine fragrances, a budding graduate can easily make their mark in beauty – even if they have to start at the bottom of the ladder.

Whether you’ve got a degree in accounting, management or the fine arts, the world of coiffuring, cosmetics and clothing could make you millions.

So, what positions could you enjoy if you want to become beauty royalty? (more…)

Posted February 10, 2015 by

Having Fun with an Engineering Degree

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Portrait of an engineer at work. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you finish your engineering degree, you have many chances to have fun when you get out of school. You do not need to do anything other than a job that makes you excited. When you are going out into the workforce, you can work with commercial playground equipment as you make life fun for the kids in your community.

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You will be able to create playground equipment with an innovative company such as Kompan that is for the playgrounds and parks all around your community. You can work for the city or county when you are installing these projects, or you can work for the school system to install these playgrounds. There are beautiful new commercial playground equipment items that you can use to keep kids safe, and you can find just the right place to install these sets. (more…)

Posted September 10, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs in Business? 5 Things MBA Programs are Doing to Prepare You

For prospective MBA students who want to land entry level jobs one day, there are five things MBA programs are doing to prepare you for the future.  Find out what they are in the following post.

B-schools that want to stay relevant need to adapt to a quickly evolving field. If they don’t stay on top of those changes, they’ll leave alumni with outdated toolkits, huge debts and little to show for their time and tuition dollars. What does this mean for you, the prospective student? It matters because you’ll

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

Pursuing MS in Germany: Universities and Application Procedure

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Swati Srivastava

Germany is renowned all over the world for its quality education system and not simply in engineering. Almost two and half million students all over the country end up applying for MS programs in German University; read the following post to know more about pursuing MS in Germany.

Germany being one of the reputed industrial countries in Europe, has the status of achieving great technological progress amongst the other countries of the world and has been well known for playing a significant role for economic development in the western hemisphere. (more…)

Posted August 18, 2014 by

College Students, Have Internships as Jobs? 6 Tips to Manage Your Experience Using LinkedIn

For college students with jobs as interns, there is an opportunity to make the most of their experiences.  In the following post, learn six tips to manage an internship using LinkedIn.

The typical college student isn’t really into LinkedIn… at least not yet. Without much professional experience, many wonder who to connect with and how to make your career-to-date look attractive. Once you score an internship, though, things are looking up for you on LinkedIn! Here are six ways you can leverage your

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Want to Write Your Best Resumes for Jobs? Follow These 10 Steps

For recent college graduates looking to write their best resumes to help them get jobs, the following post includes an infographic with 10 steps for success.

There’s a ton of resume advice out there… most of it contradictory. As YouTern CEO Mark Babbitt says: “Advice on resumes is like snowflakes. It’s impossible to find two the same.” Which is why we love this infographic from YellowLineLabs.com! Here, you’ll see great advice – all told from the perspective of what your audience, the employer, wants

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Are You Stuck in Your Searches for Jobs? 6 Ways to Move them Forward

Recent college graduates who believe their searches for jobs are getting nowhere can get them going again in these six ways found in the following post.

There are many things that can trip you up in the job search. They’ll cause you to get frustrated, lose heart, and maybe want to give up. But most are avoidable if you put some forethought and planning into the process.

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

College Graduates, Interested in Jobs as Entrepreneurs but Don’t Know Where to Start? What You Should Do

College graduates who work on jobs where they’re not satisfied for one reason or another may feel at some point that it’s time for a change, say as entrepreneurs.  If grads are looking to go into business for themselves, the following post has advice on where they should start.

Are you “over” your 9-to-5? If you’re sick of going into the office every day and feeling totally uninspired as you sit in your cubicle working hard to grow someone else’s business, the entrepreneurial lifestyle might be a better fit for you. As an entrepreneur, you can set your own hours and

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Posted July 10, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Interviewing for Jobs? 6 Ways to Stay in the Mind of the Interviewer

When interviewing for jobs, college students should do their best to stand out (in a good way) to the interviewer.  Learn six ways they can do so in the following post.

HR blogger and columnist Liz Ryan wrote an excellent piece on LinkedIn, The Five Deadliest Job Interview Mistakes. And it occurred to me: These five mistakes all boil down to a single question: Are you memorable? Per Liz’s column, this could be memorable in either a good, or a bad way…

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

College Graduates, Want Your Resumes to Shine as You Search for Jobs? 5 Ways to Add Your Personality into Them

College graduates searching for jobs can help their resumes stand out from the competition by adding personality to them.  Learn five ways to do so in the following post.

A resume is supposed to be a purely factual document, right? Dull, straight to the point. Absolutely not! But it seems true judging by the number of job seekers who send out dead dull resumes and wonder why they’re getting nowhere! Each time you send out your resume you’re competing with an average of 70 applicants

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