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Posted July 07, 2015 by

4 Amazing Ways to Relax Your Mind During Tough Academic Times

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Man in casual clothes with headphones. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During tough academic times, when stress levels are high, it is important for students to use different tips and techniques that can help them relax their minds and give a break.

Giving your mind a good break to relax and feel refreshed during all the academic stress is absolutely crucial. Self-care that can induce mind relaxation techniques is absolutely crucial to your progress in the academic sector. If students continue to stress themselves without giving decent breaks in between, their minds can be exhausted and this can impact their overall performance during the term. Demonization, procrastination and frustration are all symptoms of a tired mind which needs a really good break. (more…)

Posted December 30, 2014 by

Help! My Recruiter Won’t Answer My Calls

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Personnel recruitment team looking for new employees. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As a new graduate (or soon-to-be-graduate), you’re getting ready to hit the job market with everything you have. You’ve heard stories about how rough it is out there, and you have no intention of being left by the side of the road. You’re covering all the bases: Making the most of your online and offline social networks, getting professional help with your resume, and lining up a full schedule of networking events, conferences, and job fairs. You’re also making contact with recruiters.

Congratulations! Your search is on target and you’re setting a clear course to success. But while you work to attract the attention of recruiters and staffing pros, keep a few things in mind. Knowing these things can help you avoid feelings of frustration as you navigate the bumpy road ahead. (more…)

Posted October 10, 2014 by

9 Reasons Americans Increasingly Hate Their Jobs

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, Salary.com contributing writer

At first glance, things seem to be getting better these days. We’re told the U.S. is in a period of gradual economic recovery, more companies are now hiring again, and unemployment continues to inch downward.

But as we head into the last few months of the year, it appears many American workers haven’t gotten the memo about the good news, and are preparing for a winter of discontent. (more…)

Posted July 29, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Are You Stuck in Your Searches for Jobs? 6 Ways to Move them Forward

Recent college graduates who believe their searches for jobs are getting nowhere can get them going again in these six ways found in the following post.

There are many things that can trip you up in the job search. They’ll cause you to get frustrated, lose heart, and maybe want to give up. But most are avoidable if you put some forethought and planning into the process.

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Posted April 16, 2014 by

Applied to Recent College Graduate Jobs and Haven’t Heard Back? Some Possible Reasons Why

So, you’ve spent so much time searching and applying for recent college graduate jobs but haven’t received any responses.  The following post has some possible reasons why.

As a job seeker, are continually appalled at the lack of follow-through on the part of potential employers. You are reasonable; you do not expect a “no thanks” response for every resume sent through an impersonal job posting. However, go through several rounds of interviews and all you get is an an eerie silence

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Why Your Resume for an Entry Level Job is Falling Short of Interest

If you are wondering why your resume for an entry level job is not drawing responses from recruiters and employers, the following post offers one very good reason.

We hear it all the time… “The economy still sucks. I’ve sent 50 applications and haven’t gotten one call.” In many industries and some locations in the US, it is true: the economy still sucks. However, the cold-hard truth is that if you’ve sent 50+ applications and have generated no interest in you as a potential employee…

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Posted September 10, 2013 by

You Have Graduated! 5 Stages Toward Landing an Entry Level Job

Now that your graduation is over and the cap and gown have come off, now it’s time to find an entry level job.  Learn five stages to be aware of during this process in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured Stage 1: Excitement, Eagerness and Enthusiasm Three months ago, I walked out of Kenan Stadium at UNC Chapel Hill where I was one of 35,000 graduates and their families to hear Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, encourage us to go out into the world and seek opportunity. So, in typical Gen Y fashion, I

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Posted July 23, 2013 by

How To Impress A Younger Boss

Aaron McDaniel

Aaron McDaniel

For mature employees looking to make a favorable impression with their younger bosses, keep in mind the following tips.

1. Give Them A Chance: Pre-conceived notions aren’t effective – they only create a hard hurdle for everyone to get past. Youth & inexperienced doesn’t equal ineffectiveness.

2. Remember You Aren’t Their Parent/Older Sibling: Don’t act like a parent or older sibling to your manager. This will generally cause them to clamp down hard and make it harder for you to do your job. (more…)

Posted July 11, 2013 by

Information a College Recruiter May Not Tell You About the College Life

For students about to head off to college, it is important that they prepare themselves for the experience.  The following post has information for students that they may not hear from a college recruiter.

Do you find just thinking of college comes up?Are you unsure of how you should start? You are not the only one who needs some helpful information.College life is different than anything you ever have done before, but you…

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