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Posted March 13, 2015 by

12 Tips for Studying Abroad

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Sarah Landrum

It hits you the moment the plane touches down – you’re in a new country, and an exciting journey is about to begin.

Studying abroad is filled with new places, people and experiences that will teach you things you cannot learn in your homeland. It can also be a bit overwhelming at times, but no worries. Here are 12 tips to help you make the most of your time abroad: (more…)

Posted February 05, 2015 by

How to become a true leader at your new workplace without being pushy

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Michael McPherson

After getting a job, the next thought of everyone is to get a promotion too. But in order to achieve that, one must gain the trust of the peers. Of course, Millennials are really creative and they always find a way to impose themselves. Now the question is – How do you become a leader without looking too desperate? (more…)

Posted May 08, 2014 by

8 Ways to Earn Cash While in School

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Young college student tutoring an older classmate. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College students truly understand the definition of broke. Although some students attend school on a part-time basis and work to support themselves, the majority of students attend school full-time and seek part-time opportunities to generate extra cash.

Even if financial aid pays for your tuition and your parents give you money each month, these funds might not be enough. This is especially true if you have a car, bills and other expenses you need to cover. But given your school schedule, you may not have a lot of time for work.

Fortunately, several opportunities are available to you. Here are eight ways to make money as a college student that won’t take a lot of your time, or too much of your energy. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2014 by

Want an Entry Level Job? Top 10 Cities Where You May Have the Best Chance to Find One

If you are a college graduate looking for an entry level job, check out this post, featuring an infographic, of the top 10 cities where you may have the best chance to find one.

Yes, the situation is that dire – we go where the jobs are. If relocation is an option after college, Apartment Guide and Indeed has a helpful roundup of the top cities for entry-level job openings as well as the jobs and salaries,…

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

College Grads, Need Referrals for Those Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Approach Getting Them

At some point in their job searches, college grads may need referrals when it comes to learning about potential recent graduate jobs.  In order to secure these referrals, they must learn how to approach those who can help them.  Learn more in the following post.

Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, looks at the best way to actually ask for a referral from your contacts. You will probably be surprised about how easy and comfortable it can be, when done correctly… Do you

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Posted September 23, 2013 by

Are You a Humanities Major? Entry Level Jobs in Travel that Might Interest You

If you are not sure what kind of entry level jobs to consider as a humanities major, the following post has opportunities in the travel industry that are expected to increase in the years to come.

Over the 2008-18 period, occupations such as hotel, motel and resort desk clerks, tour guides and escorts, and flight attendants are all projected to increase in employment. via bls.gov Not only for those with specialized degrees in travel and hospitality industry, travel jobs rank high on employing those with little experience or

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Posted September 06, 2013 by

When Should You Become a Specialist After Advancing from Your Entry Level Job?

If you achieve career advancement from your entry level job, you may decide to become a specialist in an area you are passionate about.  However, when should do so?  Learn more in the following post.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. At the start of your career your success in the Big 4, comes from being able to pick up a wide range of

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

About to Attend a Networking Event for Entry Level Job Seekers? Enter with Confidence

Networking may not come as easily for some people as others.  If you are about to attend a networking event, say for entry level job seekers, the following post has advice to help you enter it with confidence.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Why is it that when we are told to go out and meet a room full of strangers, “because it is good for our profile”, it

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Posted August 14, 2013 by

Do You Want Personal Relationships to Benefit You Professionally on Your Entry Level Job? Tips that can Help

If you have an entry level job or another position and need some advice on getting your personal contacts to become clients for your business, the following post offers some helpful tips.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Whenever I run networking workshops for accountants, I am normally asked this question; “how do I start to have business conversations

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Posted August 13, 2013 by

Need Time for Networking as You Look at Entry Level Jobs? 7 Tips to Make it Happen

Job seekers have probably heard about including networking as part of their job searches.  For people looking to land entry level jobs, consider seven tips in the following post that can give you the time to build and develop valuable relationships.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. If I speak to any accountant or consultant, they know they should be spending more time nurturing and developing their network.

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