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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 September 04, 2014 by

6 Ways to Make Your College Life Fun

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

College is a special time when you’re already grown-up enough to live the way you like but not yet fully stuck in the treadmill of adult life. But fun isn’t going to happen all by itself – if you want it, go for it.  These tips will, hopefully, help you on the way. (more…)

Posted August 26, 2014 by

Think Networking is a Nuisance When Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 3 Things that are Misunderstood

When it comes to finding entry level jobs, networking might not be your favorite thing to do.  However, it does not have to be hard either.  In the following post, learn three things that are misunderstood about this part of the job search.

Many job seekers say they hate the networking part of the job search. Apparently, those job seekers would rather spend (no, waste) time comfortably clicking on the “Apply” button on postings they find on job boards. But networking is easier, less scary and more natural (in terms of simple conversations) than you think…

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

College Students, Need an Effective Approach to Network for Jobs? Try this Strategy

As college students go about networking for jobs, they need to find an effective way to do so.  The following post suggests one strategy that can work.

By now, you know that networking is the only real way into your dream job. But are you doing it right? Last week I experienced the ultimate networking experience… let’s say hello to “Ginny”…

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Posted July 18, 2014 by

Best Apps for Networking: Bringing You the Best Apps for Play, Business, and Everything In Between

Various social media apps for networking

Various social media apps for networking. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

We live in a modern evolving world and all the happening is online. Social and business networking is booming, and new apps are constantly being made. Whether it’s retweeting a video of Mario Goetze scoring the winning goal for Germany in the FIFA World Cup at your friends, to submitting that polished resume online to land the first important job, the internet always knows how to provide. Especially on the go!

We put together a list of our top apps—some more familiar than others—ranging from downright silly sharing with friends, to life changing apps for business: (more…)

Posted July 17, 2014 by

Beginning Your Entry Level Job as an Accountant? How to Get Ahead in Your First Year

If you want to get ahead in the first year of your entry level job as an accountant, learn some tips here in the following post.

A guest blog from Big4Bound (www.big4bound.com) This is a summary of things that I wish I had known going into my first year, or maybe I was told and should have payed more attention. For many of these you have heard them before but I wanted to actually add some value

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Want to Impress Your Bosses on Your Entry Level Jobs? 8 Habits that Will Catch Their Eye

For young professionals who would like to make an impression on their entry level jobs, the following post shares eight habits that will get their attention.

Growing up, you were probably told to study hard, get good grades, go to college, and find a job with a respectable company, where you could spend 30 or 40 years working your way up the corporate ladder. And for the millions of you who have chosen that path, there is good news. You don’t always have to

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Want to Stand Out on Your Entry Level Jobs? Be a Brand Ambassador

If you’re one of the young professionals on entry level jobs who want to distinguish yourself from other workers, learn how to become a brand ambassador in the following post.

Young careerists are always looking for ways to stand out; to get ahead and be noticed. Increasingly, that includes using social media as a communication tool. Many have found that their love of all things social – and their ability to build relationships – is setting them apart from their less-social colleagues, who stick

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Posted April 14, 2014 by

Want to Enhance Your Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs While Getting an MBA? 7 Tips that Could Make a Difference

If you are earning an MBA, but still want to enhance your search for recent college graduate jobs, the following post has seven tips that could make a difference.

Going back to school to earn your MBA is often a means to achieving something greater: a job you’ll enjoy, and hopefully one that will reap a decent salary, too. That’s why MBA hopefuls will be glad to hear that more than 75 percent of the 211 employers who responded to a Graduate Management Admission Council survey intend to hire at least

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Posted April 04, 2014 by

Safety Tips for Studying Abroad

Glass globe on a book with study abroad in the background

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…)