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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Working on an Entry Level Job, but Not Pursuing Your Dream? Find Out What’s Holding You Back

Even though you have an entry level job, you might believe that you aren’t really pursuing your passion.  Find out what could be holding you back in the following post.

Here’s a question to ask yourself that might reveal more than you expect: What’s keeping you from making progress toward your big career goals? What’s holding you back from pursuing the perfect job? Or preventing you from starting that business you’ve always dreamed about? Or thwarting the progress you’d like to make? If you find your answers to

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Posted February 24, 2014 by

College Grads, Haven’t Found Those Entry Level Jobs Yet? 5 Ways to Use Your Time Wisely

College graduates who have not found entry level jobs to this point can do five things to use their time wisely.  Learn what they are in the following post.

Today’s post is about that awkward phase (no, not puberty) between graduation and the time when your job-in-shining-armor sweeps you off your feet! You all know how tempting it is to just be a bum and live off mom and dad forever, but yeah, not going to happen!

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Posted January 28, 2014 by

Internship Finder, 7 Reasons Why You May Have Not Landed a Position

If you are an internship finder who has not landed a position yet, the following post shares seven reasons that may be holding you back.

Landing an internship involves a lot of work. From reading through internship descriptions to writing your cover letters and perfecting your resume, personal brand and elevator pitch… there are many steps to consider. If you want to be successful, it is best to excel at each part of the process. If you’ve been applying but still haven&rsquo

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Posted December 02, 2013 by

4 Questions Parents Should Ask Their College Students this Holiday Break

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Father and son standing in front of a dormitory. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Parents should always encourage their college student to excel academically. However, equally important is encouraging them to learn skills that will form the foundation for a rich professional and personal life. Those include campus participation, career planning, building bonds with their campus, and finding quality friendships and meaningful relationships that will last a lifetime.

David Porter, a consultant to colleges and universities throughout North America, says, “Students who are socially connected to their campus have better GPAs, are personally and academically more responsible, and have a better chance of graduating.”

Mr. Porter shares four questions every parent should ask their college student while they’re home for the holidays: (more…)

Posted September 25, 2013 by

Thinking about Becoming a Nurse? Here Are 8 Things You Need to Know

Female pediatric nurse smiling in an office

Female pediatric nurse smiling in an office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being a nurse isn’t easy. You’ll be on your feet all day working long hours with lots of stress and less respect than you deserve. Your job is a blend of teacher, care giver, janitor, doctor, and psychiatrist. Fortunately, knowing how important your work is and the impact is has on other people’s lives can make it all worth it. But don’t go into this career lightly. Here are eight things to consider as you contemplate a career in nursing. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2013 by

4 Questions You Need to Ask During Your Job Interview

Jim Hopkinson

Jim Hopkinson, Salary.com contributing writer

When you’re sitting in the hotseat of an interview, it’s natural to think about the immediate here and now: How do I answer all these questions, land this job, and negotiate the highest salary? Salary.com has plenty of resources to help you out. But at some point, the interviewer is going to finish grilling you, turn the tables, and ask, “So, do you have any questions?” (more…)

Posted August 19, 2013 by

Do You Take Your Boss for Granted?

While employers probably don’t expect you to kiss up to them, it never hurts to say thank you.  By doing so, they will know that their employees are appreciative, not taking them for granted.

Caring bosses who help employees with their personal and work problems shouldn’t expect gratitude, loyalty and commitment in return, new research has warned.

According to a study by IMD business school, most managers believe offering emotional support will benefit their company.

Yet most employees simply view such shows of kindness as part of their superiors’ duties and have no intention of working any harder by way of saying thank-you. (more…)

Posted July 31, 2013 by

College Students, Unsure about an Entry Level Job or Career Just Yet? Don’t Stress

While some college students may know exactly what entry level job and/or career they want, others may need more time to figure it out, and that’s okay.  Learn why in the following post.

Career confusion can happen at any age. It may start during childhood, when a teacher says you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up and then crushes your dreams by explaining that “mermaid” is not a viable career option. My personal career panic set in during a high school career assessment. As my classmates were

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Posted June 07, 2013 by

Are Any of These Career Options for You?

Rasmussen College logoDo you have a degree but aren’t sure what career options to pursue? Or, are you just starting college and are looking for an advantageous degree that will provide job stability and long-term growth? Here’s an interactive chart that was created by Rasmussen College that you might find really helpful. (more…)

Posted May 07, 2013 by

Looking for a New Entry Level Job in a Different Career

While your entry level job may have seemed ideal at first, you may be ready for a different career path.  In the following post, learn what to consider during this transition.

Use your talent to serve the American public! The IRS has a variety of career opportunities and is seeking bright people like you. Learn more here: http://jobs.irs.gov. Many of us are working jobs we don’t like. What’s worse, many people fall into the trap of staying in these ill-fitting positions or industries for years,

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How to Change Careers Even If You Think It’s Too Late