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Posted June 13, 2016 by

Top 9 excuses for not attending a job interview

 

Oh no! Something has gone horribly wrong and now you can’t attend the job interview! What can you possibly say to the company to make them give you another chance? Well, whatever you are going to say, may I suggest that you say it as early as possible? Call in a timely fashion. This will show them you respect them and their time. This is vital if you want to make certain that you’ll get another chance. (more…)

Posted January 09, 2015 by

Six Simple Tips to Fit Study around Your Busy Work Life

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Boris Dzhingarov

When you are pursuing a degree or diploma, it can sometimes be difficult to find time for all the studying you need to do. Work, family, and your social life can sometimes get in the way of studying for your classes. If you are wondering how to fit in study around your busy work life, follow these six simple tips. (more…)

Posted December 01, 2014 by

Becoming a Sports Team Coach

Male high school basketball team having team talk with coach

Male high school basketball team having team talk with coach. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being good at a sport is very different from coaching a sports team. Of course, most people who become sports coaches are very good at and highly passionate about that sport to begin with. Sometimes the most successful players of their heydays decide to coach the team of that sport instead of walking into the sunset and hanging up their sporty shoes altogether. It goes without saying that the number one rule of being a sports coach is to know and understand the sport like the back of your hand. (more…)

Posted July 10, 2014 by

Applying for an Entry Level Job? Don’t Tell These 5 Lies

If you are applying for an entry level job, make sure you do not tell the five lies in the following post to a potential employer.

I have interviewed and reviewed countless applications in my career, and I am constantly amazed at how many candidates lie (or withhold the truth, same thing) when applying for a job. What most people still don’t realize? We live in the information era, and recruiters can access any piece of information

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Posted November 12, 2013 by

Come Out of Your Shell to Network for an Entry Level Job

While you may not be the most open person when talking to people, in order to improve your entry level job search, it might be necessary to make some adjustments.  The following post has networking tips to help you come out of your shell to find a job.

Some people are the “life of the party” – they love the spotlight and almost constant social interaction. But others prefer to be a bit more… selective… in their sociability. You know who you are – you’re introverts. I count myself among your numbers. In the professional world however, and for the

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Posted October 30, 2013 by

How to Spend the Summer of Your Freshman Year: A Check List

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The words School’s Out written on a green chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Summary: Your first year of college is officially over, and a sunny summer is on the horizon. Here’s what to do to set yourself up for an even brighter future.

As the snow begins to melt and spring comes into view, you’ll be ready to cross off a major (if often uncelebrated) event in your adult life: The successful completion of your first year of college.

All the anxiety of the application process is long behind you at this point, you’ve overcome your first semester jitters, you’ve gotten used to your roommate’s quirks, and your college career is officially underway. But this is no time to kick back and idle away the summer months. (more…)

Posted April 15, 2013 by

You, Your Friend and That Internship

It is okay to feel disappointed if you didn’t land the internship that you wanted.  However, in what way do you respond when a friend gets the opportunity instead?  Find out in the following post.

So what happens when you and your friend apply to your dream internship? Answer: Never speak to them again, and stop being friends immediately. Kidding. Obviously. Let’s talk about what to do when your friend is offered that position, and you have been rejected. #1 Breathe read more

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