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Posted October 28, 2014 by

How to Learn More Spending Less Time

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

If there is a question that every student asks himself at least from time to time, it is this: how am I supposed to do so much in so short a time? People behind the curriculum often seem to believe that students possess nigh superhuman abilities when it comes to acquiring and processing new information and performing assignments. It is, of course, flattering, but the question remains: how to deal with such a load?

Luckily for you, there are some ways to do it: some age-old, some brand-new. (more…)

Posted October 28, 2014 by

Mastering The Art of Concentration

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

Concentration is an art. It is an art that leads to a more fulfilling life, more meaningful relationships and heightened self-confidence.

Conversely, lack of concentration will generate a less lucrative, less opportunistic and more stressful life. On an overarching basis, it’s best to think of lack of focus as a temporary, surmountable handicap. To overcome any handicap, all that is necessary to do is use more determination and grit and will. Gaining heightened focus is no different; it is a conscious choice that takes work, though rewards those who successfully obtain it. (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

How To Make Your Job Interview “Work” For You

Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Instead of you doing all the work to make your job search interview successful, consider sharing the responsibility. Put your job interview to work for you. Lay the foundation with the following six steps and then watch your interview take it from there. It will work for you without effort or worry. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Do You Want to Find an Internship Like This One?

If you’re looking to find an internship, maybe you want one like this in the following post.

This is not your father’s (or mother’s) internship! As you can see from this infographic from Gatesman+Dave, and ‘The Brandtern Experience’, internships today are far different than they were a generation ago…

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Caffeine side effects: Does caffeine affect test scores?

 

The average person consumes caffeine on a daily basis. We wake up, we brew our cup of Joe and use the caffeine to propel us throughout our day. But for students, what caffeine side effects matter? Surprisingly, studies have shown that coffee consumption in college students may have an effect on test scores.

The Nutrition Journal in 2007 published a study in which 51% of 496 college students who regularly consumed coffee to help them with test preparation. Some Psychopharmacologists have concluded that this inevitably gave the students an advantage. Additionally three studies published by John Wiley and Sons in Human Psychopharmacology “put caffeine as an advantage”. (more…)

Posted June 03, 2014 by

Trying to Advance from Your Entry Level Job? Don’t Do These 4 Things

In order to advance from your entry level job, it is a good idea to avoid these four things mentioned in the following post.

Whether you want to achieve something big or just make a small change in your working life, the path to any new experience or outcome begins when you know what you want. While that sounds straightforward, in reality it can be the hardest part of change because we often struggle to talk about

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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Recent Graduate Jobs Allow You to Telecommute? 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Working from Home

For workers with recent graduate jobs that allow them to work from home, there are four mistakes they should avoid, according to the following post.

It’s been more than a year since several prominent companies made headlines by banning telecommuting, yet the practice remains a growing workplace trend. According to our recent survey, more than eight out of 10 telecommuting employees reported improvements in their stress levels, and seven out of 10 said that working at home boosts their productivity

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

5 Ways to Enhance Your Morning Routine at Work

Do you have a morning routine once you start your day at the office?  If so, do you feel like you’re getting the most out of it?  Don’t worry, in this post you will learn five ways to enhance your routine at work, and more. (more…)

Posted March 12, 2014 by

Employers, Have You Thought about Recruiting Candidates for Entry Level Jobs with Open-Ended Job Postings?

While this may not work for all companies, some employers could find success recruiting candidates for entry level jobs with open-ended job postings.  Learn more in the following post.

When you write up a job posting, you cover the usual familiar ground: What sort of candidate would be a good match for the position? What are the requisite experience and qualifications? Does the ad convey your company culture and sell the role to top talent? But what if a job ad included none of that information? What

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Posted August 02, 2013 by

6 Reasons You Can’t Get Anything Done at Work

Harrison Monarth

Harrison Monarth, Salary.com contributing writer

You know the feeling when you look at the clock and suddenly it’s 5 p.m. and your to-do list is barely touched. Thanks to multiple meetings, an email inbox with an endless supply of new requests and information, and shifting project deadlines that demand juggling, it’s no wonder that many of us reach the end of the day the way an exhausted runner approaches the finish line: spent. (more…)