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Posted June 17, 2015 by

Work Smart: Tips for Students to Get More out of Their Day

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Female student reading a book for finding information. Young woman sitting at table doing assignments in university library. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Are you working hard in class, racing to your job after school and trying to make it to an extracurricular activity during the week? Working while going to school full time means you have to work smart. Organize your time to squeeze in extra schoolwork between classes, work and fun. Here are few tips to maximize your time: (more…)

Posted November 14, 2014 by

Don’t Fall Into the Obvious Trap

Janee Pennington

Janee Pennington

Congratulations! You have either graduated or will be soon! After you throw that cap in the air, you’ll soon be diving into a new career. How exciting! And most likely, you’ll want to prove yourself worthy to your new boss, right? But as you forge ahead through the hours of work purgatory, remember, taking care of yourself and those around you is important too. Okay, maybe not so much the other people around you but you can at least focus on you, your well-being and being morally and ethically inclined. Okay, let’s at least shoot for morally and ethically inclined. (more…)

Posted October 16, 2014 by

How to Stay Active and Energetic every day at Work?

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Business woman stretching in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It’s challenging for a lot of people to work in an energetic manner every day. You must have experienced this problem if you work behind a desk and use your computer to get most of the work done. You can feel vigorous by adding some physical activities to your daily routine. If you don’t do that, then you will feel stressed and eventually face health-related issues.

Here are some tips for you that will keep you from getting lazy and allow you to stay super-active throughout the day: (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

Working Entry Level Jobs that are Nocturnal? 6 Tips to Help You Make it Through

Young professionals and others who work entry level jobs at night can get six tips on how to survive them in the following post.

You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay

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Posted August 11, 2014 by

About to Become an Entrepreneur as Your Entry Level Job? 3 Secrets for Success

If you are about to pursue an entry level job as a business owner, you should know these three secrets for success found in the following post.

Promise me something. The next time you update your resume (which you should do frequently, even if you’re not looking for a job), you will scrub it completely of the words self-starter, highly-motivated and driven. Why, you ask? Because you’re lying to yourself. The reality of being a self-starter The reality is that it’s easy

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Posted July 15, 2014 by

Are You a College Student Considering an MBA Before Searching for Jobs? 3 Factors for Making Your Decision

Before searching for jobs, a college student may be thinking about getting an MBA.  How would he or she know what is the right decision?  Consider these three factors in the following post.

Should I get an MBA? Ah, the great MBA debate. Like any heavy decision, a myriad of moving pieces and puzzling parts are involved. And there’s no shortage of internal voices and talking heads offering their unsolicited advice. For every post you read in support of an MBA, you find another cautioning against an MBA. Whichever argument you choose to make,

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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 May 16, 2014 by

Want Employees to be More Productive on Their Entry Level Jobs? 4 Ways to Get Them Happy and Healthy

In general as people, we tend to accomplish more when we feel good about ourselves.  The same goes for the workplace.  In the following post, learn four ways to help employees feel happy and healthy on their entry level jobs.

Balance: we all need it. But some workplaces struggle to find this balance, leaving hardworking employees feeling worn out and unproductive. A movement for corporate wellness has begun with policies designed to promote wellness in the workplace and increase employee efficiency. At SweatGuru, we take specific steps to ensure our office environment

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Posted April 07, 2014 by

Employed on Recent Graduate Jobs and Interested in Gaining Skills? 8 Online Resources for Your Education

Young professionals who work on recent graduate jobs and have an interest in gaining skills might find these eight online resources in the following post beneficial to their education.

Feeling lackluster about your skill set lately? How would you like to pick up some knowledge without all of the hardship of student loans, applications to postgraduate education programs and mind-numbing studying for the GRE? We’ve compiled a list of eight free educational tools that cover many topics, including programming, entrepreneurship, entertainment

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

How College Students and Recent Grads Can Turn School into a Chance to Find Entry Level Jobs

While college students and recent graduates might not think they have enough experience to land entry level jobs, they can use their time in school to show potential employers what skills and experience they bring to the table.  Learn more in the following post.

Many college students and recent grads face the “I don’t have experience” dilemma in their job search. In one recent blog post I included this: Most new grads have more experience and skills than they give themselves credit for, and then struggle with turning it into value statements for employers.

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