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Posted December 16, 2014 by

What Gift Do You Have?

We all have a job to do, a self to become. The purpose of life is to discover your calling. The meaning of life is to answer that call. Pick up and pay it forward. You can only give what you got, but you must know what you have first.

This holiday, the greatest gift you can give is yourself. In the context of your career, the only work worth doing comes from a place of enjoyment and expertise. You can only be great at that one thing you’ll sacrifice everything to achieve. (more…)

Posted August 04, 2014 by

College Students, Are Your Summer Jobs as Interns about to be Over? 7 Ways to Conclude Them on a Good Note

With their summer jobs as interns winding down, college students may be looking to end them in positive ways.   In the following post, learn seven ways to finish internships on a good note.

August is right around the corner. Summer is almost over… and, by definition, so is your summer internship. So now is a good time to think about the final weeks of your summer gig, and perhaps the last chance you’ll have to tie up loose ends, communicate with colleagues and make yourself stand out to your supervisor…

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Posted May 07, 2014 by

A Job Interview Secret Worth “Sharing”?

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Roger walked out of the interview room, his palms still moist, and his heart rate finally settling down. “I’m pretty sure I did okay. Maybe not perfect, but I was really nervous going in,” he told his friend Bob who’d come along for support.

Now it was the hiring manager’s move—deciding whether or not to invite Roger back for a second interview.

This is the hard part for any job candidate. But you don’t have to sit back and twiddle your thumbs or pig out on donuts while you wait for a response.

Here is a secret that you can apply, one that Roger used too. (more…)

Posted February 05, 2014 by

Why You Should Celebrate Your Mom Going Back to School

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Smiling mother with school belongings carrying her daughter. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If your mother wants to go back to school, she is part of a nationwide trend. Many mothers are returning to the classroom after their children are grown. The National Center for Education Statistics found that women over the age of 40 make up nearly 11 percent of the undergraduate student body at colleges and universities throughout the United States. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2013 by

Consider 4 Ways Entry Level Jobs Could Lead to Dream Jobs

Recent graduates, while your current entry level jobs may not be the most satisfying, they can move you towards your dream jobs.  The following post explains how in four ways.

Picture it: you had an idea for a business. You researched, you scrimped and you saved for your prototype. Your significant other gave it a wink and your grandmother cannot wait to see you on the Forbes list! You get to wake up each day and make your own rules. Your time is your own. Gone are those endless

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Posted December 21, 2012 by

Should You Be Looking for Jobs or Interviews?

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile a college graduate’s ultimate goal is to land a new job, getting the chance to interview for one is an important step in that direction.  The following post shares some tips that can produce more of these opportunities.

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You’re counting down the months to graduation. But instead of doing a happy dance, you’re doing the limbo. You know those awkward months where it’s too early to apply for full-time jobs while biding time for your coveted diploma. It’s a challenging position.

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Should You Be Looking for Jobs or Interviews?