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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 August 22, 2014 by

5 Best Tips To Ace Your Entry-Level Job Interview

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Job applicant having an interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It is very essential to ace your entry-level job interview if you want to have a bright career in any organization or firm. First impression is the last impression; a common saying that is often true too. The recruiters judge the potential and skills of the candidates from the very first interview. And if you fail the interview, there is hardly any possibility of you getting that job. Even if you manage to get yourself re-interviewed, there are chances that you would not be able to convince them this time as well. So, keeping in mind the importance of an entry-level job interview, you should consider the following tips to ensure that you ace it at all costs. (more…)

Posted July 09, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Involved in Negotiation When it Comes to Jobs? Avoid These 7 Mistakes

Before accepting new jobs, recent college graduates may have the opportunity to negotiate for something.  When negotiating, they (and other job seekers) should avoid these seven mistakes discussed in the following post.

While even the word “negotiation” can evoke fear, stress and anxiety for many, the intent is quite simple: to discuss and ultimately agree on a deal.  Whether it’s a multimillion dollar contract or just deciding where to meet for lunch, life is rife with negotiations.  And, the negotiation process is

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

College and University Admission Tips for International Students

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Group of young international students studying together at a college. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Studying abroad is always a dream come true for most students. There are a number of reasons attributed to this, one of them being they get a chance to mingle with students from other countries who share their cultural values. With the number of study opportunities currently available for international students, you can understand why the preference.

Even with that said, the preparation process is not always a cakewalk. The process is exhausting considering the fact that different countries have different admission schedules. Before admission, there are a bunch of things that must be completed. This article will highlight some of the college admission tips that’ll help with the process. We will limit our scope to only the US students. (more…)

Posted April 04, 2014 by

Safety Tips for Studying Abroad

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Glass globe on a book with study abroad in the background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Studying abroad can be an exciting, one-of-a-kind experience. From immersing yourself in the local culture to expanding your education and making lifelong friends, the opportunities offered by studying in a foreign country are endless. If you plan on studying abroad, check out the following tips for staying safe and adjusting to your new surroundings. (more…)

Posted April 01, 2014 by

How Graduates Can Use Resumes and LinkedIn to Overcome Inexperience

Brian Stewart

Brian Stewart, Career Content Writer at ResumeTarget.com

If you’ve just graduated from university or college and are looking for a job in your desired career path, chances are you’ve haven’t been having an easy time of it. When facing such difficulty getting the jobs you want, it’s of the utmost importance that you put your best foot forward for every step of the job hunting process. As is often the case, the first step is arguably the most important of all.

That means building a great resume, and optimizing your LinkedIn profile. (more…)