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Posted October 30, 2014 by

Should You Become An Auto Insurance Agent?

Kimberly Quinones

Kimberly Quinones, VP of Sales Midwest at Illinois Vehicle Auto Insurance

Selecting a career path that is challenging, interesting and stable can require some careful thought and consideration. Among the choices that can provide stability and the opportunity to grow within the industry is becoming an auto insurance agent. Understanding the potential benefits and downsides of the career can make it easier to determine if it is the right job for your career goals. (more…)

Posted October 22, 2014 by

The Journey of Change and Learning: Why an Internship Is Useful Even Long After College

Swati Srivastava

Swati Srivastava

How important is experience for a job seeker? Does an internship hold importance only for beginners or can an established professional like you make use of it? The following article will seek to answer these questions to support the idea of internship even long after college.

Internships are the rare opportunities provided to the privileged. However, these privileged interns may not necessarily be college students, they can be professionals like you and I. Life begins to burst our bubble as each day teaches us a new lesson. Each day can bring a revelation that allows us to change our perception of the world as we know it. But the question is – Are we willing to empty our cup to absorb the wisdom that life has to offer? Among the large number of fallacies that are existent, one of the prevalent myths that have restricted the growth of several professionals is that internships are only for 20-somethings. (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

Employers, 8 Signs Your Company Needs to Hire New Talent

For one reason or another, employers may find the need to bring in more workers.  However, some may not realize when the time is right to do so.  In the following infographic, learn eight signs that indicate a company should hire new talent. (more…)

Posted August 25, 2014 by

Aim Towards A Lucrative And Successful Career In A Credit Card Company

Closeup of hand holding a blue credit card

Closeup of hand holding a blue credit card. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

There are several credit card companies today which benefit consumers in various ways. There are slight differences in the credit cards which they offer. A career in a credit card company is both rewarding and challenging. The companies foster an environment where you will grow and reach the pinnacle of success. You will work around the world and be a part of exciting projects. You will have to face professional challenges successfully for success.  As credit card companies introduce a wide range of credit cards these cards have become a way of life. The convenience of usage is what has made credit cards very popular. (more…)

Posted August 22, 2014 by

3 Proactive Ways for Boosting Up Business Performance

Performance written in red around other related words on a chalkboard

Performance written in red around other related words on a chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Today, every manager and owner looks for successful marketing strategies to boost up their business performance. But many managers and owners fail to take their business performance to higher stages. In fact, a recent survey proves that the nowadays success rate of new business is below 50%. According to the survey, there are two major reasons behind this:

• Lack of marketing strategies for building new market and rising business revenue

• No implementation of technological tools that is vital for business growth (more…)

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Developing a career as a Sales Executive

Sales team having business presentation in an office

Sales team having business presentation in an office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For any company, the sales team is the driving force behind the company’s eventual success or failure. With a good sales team by your side, you can enjoy all the benefits that profitability brings – long standing relationships, new business deals, invaluable networking opportunities and of course, increased sales.

Closing a sale can create a certain ‘buzz’ or sense of achievement, and carries with it an opportunity for eventual growth and personal development that few other jobs can bring. It is a challenging career path, but it is also just as rewarding as you climb up the ladder. (more…)

Posted August 07, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Why It’s Important to be Happy on Your Entry Level Jobs

Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy” emphasizes the importance of people being satisfied with their lives.  The same feeling should apply to all workers, including young professionals on their entry level jobs.  Find out why in the following post.

When you wake up in the morning, do you feel fairly energetic and ready to start your day? Or do you dread the prospect of getting out of bed and facing another workday? If it’s the latter, hear this: Life is too short to spend at a job that doesn’t make you smile, challenge your intellect or offer

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Which Study Abroad Program is Right for You?

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.

For many people, college just wouldn’t be complete without a study abroad experience. But as exciting as it is to live in a foreign country, a well-chosen program will offer much more than the thrill of traveling and learning a new language — it’s an opportunity to develop skills that will translate well to your career and add real value to your degree.

When searching for the right program, your first stop should be the Study Abroad office at your school. The staff members are trained to guide you toward the programs that fit your college and career goals. In your discussions with the staff members, be flexible regarding location and length of program. Perhaps you had planned to spend a semester in France, but the best program for you is a summer in Eastern Europe. Studying abroad is about adventure, not vacation. Let yourself go where you need to go. (more…)

Posted July 30, 2014 by

College Graduates, Do You Have this One Quality to Win Jobs Over Your Competition?

To have a better chance of getting jobs, college graduates need this one particular quality, according to the following post.

You’ve climbed to the top of the heap. Out of the 100+ applications received, you are one of the two or three candidates being considered for a great job. And now that you’ve gotten this far, you need to know: What exactly is that “magic ingredient” that tips the scales in

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

5 Ways to Earn Trust & Respect from Your Boss

Boss happy with his employee

Boss happy with his employee. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Before you step into your new position and start working to make a great impression on your boss and coworkers, keep these tips in mind. A few simple moves like these can help you launch your career on the right foot and start immediately earning the trust and respect of those around you. Every morning when you first arrive and every evening before you leave, keep these considerations in mind. (more…)