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Posted July 14, 2015 by

Dream vs. Reality: What Happens After Graduation

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Happy graduate student in cloak with diploma. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Congratulations, you’ve made it to graduation. So, what’s next? After three years of university, you’ve increased your knowledge so much that you have become an expert in your field. Now more than ever, you feel ready to face the real world, and hopefully you can become a valuable member of the workforce.

Most graduates would wait for the end of the summer to get started with their job search, but not you. Your career consciousness doesn’t allow you to spend a minute of your time not figuring out a plan for your next move, and working towards your professional goals is your main priority at the moment. (more…)

Posted May 22, 2015 by

A Graduate’s Guide to Getting Motivated

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Brad McMurrey

Your personal and career success are going to depend on more than what you learned in college. Having the ability to motivate yourself could be more important than any knowledge you have. Since they don’t teach this in school, here are some key motivational thoughts that might help.

1. You make your life. Consider this sentence with emphasis on each important word:

· You make your life. It’s up to you, no one else.

· You make your life. It doesn’t just happen. You have to act.

· You make your life. It’s your life that’s at stake. (more…)

Posted December 17, 2014 by

Startups: Getting More by Spending Less

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

If you are a student and you want to create your own startup, you have to face many difficulties. One of them is a limited budget. Don’t worry – it will not be the worst of your problems and it is definitely not a good reason to give up on your dream. I would like to offer you five tips that will help you to manage your money well. (more…)

Posted July 14, 2014 by

7 Qualities of College Students Who Will Find Jobs After Graduation

For college students looking to land jobs after graduation, having these seven qualities in the following post can boost their chances.

It’s summer. The time of year when recent college graduates frantically search for jobs in an economy still struggling; a scary time for many. And yet, there are a select few who are rising to the top of the job search heap. This group of college graduates are the college seniors who’ve

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

Recent Grads, Have You Thought about Going after Entry Level Jobs with the Reverse Resume?

Most recent graduates have probably not heard of the reverse resume, but it just might help them land entry level jobs.  Learn more about this type of resume in the following post.

What if there was a way to truly land your dream job? I’m not talking about landing your dream job in the world of unicorns and rainbows, but in the real world — the one where you have bills to pay and maybe even mouths to feed. What if you could know what you love to do and get

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

The Risks and Rewards Of Working Overseas

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CVs part of recruitment for international jobs. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being the face that stands out from the crowd is not an enviable role for the average person. It is this fear of standing out in the open, exposed to danger, that keeps people from making a move that might have some high risks in the short term but big rewards in the long term.

This fear of being exposed is a limiting factor when it comes to students finding/pursuing internships, either here or abroad. It can be a graduate’s first full time job in their field of choice or it can be the feeling in the heart of someone who has decided to live the American dream, even though their own family is thousands of miles away and halfway around the world. (more…)

Posted February 12, 2014 by

Applying for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Take Lessons from SuperBowl Winning Head Coach

As you’re applying for jobs for recent college graduates, there are some career lessons you can learn from this year’s SuperBowl winning head coach, Pete Carroll, in the following post.

His Seattle Seahawks ran away with the Super Bowl the other night, and it’s clear that Coach Pete Carroll can lead a team to victory. But Carroll also knows a bit about managing a successful career, despite – or perhaps because of – experiencing some hiccups along the way. He’s faced multiple firings, a

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Posted January 22, 2014 by

6 mistakes you are likely to commit while choosing a career

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Graduate considering future career choice. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

So you’re few months away from graduation and you’re still deciding on what you actually want to do. With thousands of options and expectations laid in front of you, it’s likely that you might take the wrong decision(s) while choosing the right career path. It could be out of pressure, anxiety or even indecisive trait. Usually choosing a career path is not a one-time decision; it’s a series of decisions, made as you progress through different stages of life, career and experience. Our lifestyles change, so do the people we meet and experiences we have. But the right start is important. When someone is selecting their career, there’s a lot riding on that decision. People want to select an occupation in which they can be successful for many years to come. Changing your career too often is not a good option either. That means you should pick something that is not only suitable for you, but also can support you financially. Recently, MBA has been riding the youngsters of the country. So many new graduates have started looking at this option too. You can easily find the best list of MBA colleges in Gurgaon, Pune, Bangalore and more cities, which are best for MBA. However, never follow the herd and make career decisions. Make sure you choose the right career path by avoiding these common mistakes. (more…)

Posted December 06, 2013 by

Why Aren’t More Hiring Managers Contacting You About Entry Level Jobs? 5 Reasons That Might Explain

So, you’ve applied for many entry level jobs, but have not been contacted by any hiring managers.  There are five reasons that might explain why in the following post.

One of the most frustrating moments in a person’s career is when they’re either 1) unemployed and looking for a job, or 2) employed but looking for a better job. Along with thousands of other professionals, at some point during your career, you may have found yourself in such a predicament. Consequently, you may have

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

Want to be an Internship Finder? How to Get Started

You have probably heard that one way to gain some real work experience is by getting an internship.  So, how do you become an internship finder? The following post has some tips to get you started.

Featured: Featured You really want to intern but you don’t know where to start. I get it. And I can help. Here are three steps you can take today to start the internship process. read more

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