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Posted July 11, 2014 by

Want an Employer’s Attention as an Entry Level Job Candidate? Put Him or Her First

If you want an employer to pay attention to you as an entry level job candidate, the following post offers advice on how to approach your job search.

One of the biggest skills people are often lacking is also one of the ones we take most for granted: Good Communication. Because everyone is a “Strong Communicator” and has “stellar interpersonal skills”, right? Wrong.

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Saving for College? What You Need to Know

I am sure going to college is a goal for many students.  While getting a higher education can set you up for career success, it can be expensive.  That’s why prospective students who are saving for college need all of the knowledge they can get concerning this decision.  The following infographic shares some points to help you plan ahead. (more…)

Posted April 22, 2014 by

Employers, Need to Hand Off Some Work to an Internship Finder or Other Employees? Here is What to Do

As an employer, sometimes you might get to the point where you need to hand off some work to an internship finder or other employees.  If you’re struggling with this decision, the following post has advice on how to approach it.

At first glance, not doing something yourself feels risky: What if it doesn’t get done? What if it’s not quality work? But done correctly, delegating can actually lower the risk in your business. By delegating, you’re decreasing the chance that you’ll burn out and that important activities only you can do won’t get done. Real control comes from managing risk

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Posted April 21, 2014 by

Is Freelancing One of the Jobs for Recent College Graduates You’re Considering? Create Credibility and Make Money with These 5 Tips

If freelancing is one of the jobs for recent college graduates you are thinking about, the following post has five tips that could help you build credibility and support yourself.

Ah, the wonderful world of freelancing. Unlike a 9-to-5 job, you can work from home, set your own schedule and give yourself a raise whenever you darn well please. But there’s just one problem. First you have to land clients — and a lot of them — to live the freelance dream. Whether you’re just dipping your

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Impacting Students: Six Books Business Educators Should Teach From

Professor in an MBA class writing on a board

Professor in an MBA class writing on a board. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A sharp mind and natural talent are essential for any successful businessperson, but in a world that’s never going to go easy on competition, business newbies need an extra edge. Oftentimes that edge comes from teachers who are passionate about helping their students, but that’s a difficult task without a fully equipped educational toolbox.

What are some of the books that every business educator should think about using? (more…)

Posted February 20, 2014 by

Will an MBA Help Those Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates?

If you are searching jobs for recent college graduates and want to get an MBA, make sure it is the right decision for you.  The following post might help make it clearer for you.

When the almighty MBA degree is bestowed, you may think your career path woes will be solved forever. An MBA (supposedly) puts you on the fast track to wealth and business success. But before you get ahead of yourself and start dreaming of which ridiculously expensive car you’ll buy and what

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Posted February 20, 2014 by

Grads, Are Your Entry Level Jobs Not Dream Jobs? How to Find the Positions You Want

College graduates may not get their dream entry level jobs right away.  However, that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.  In the following post, learn how grads can find the positions they want.

If you’re stuck in a job or a field you don’t particularly like, you’ve probably found yourself asking some tough questions: How did I wind up here? Will I be here forever? As a young professional, you might feel compelled to decide right this very moment what your future career path should look like. In reality, you don’t

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Posted February 13, 2014 by

How Much is It Worth Going to College?

The answer to this question likely depends on what you want to do and what lifestyle you want to live.  While I believe college is a worthwhile investment, the reality is that pursuing a higher education costs money and a prospective student has to decide what is best for himself or herself.  If you are considering going to college, the following infographic may help you decide if this investment is worth it. (more…)

Posted December 18, 2013 by

Want to Improve Productivity on Entry Level Jobs? 3 Tips to Get More Done

Recent grads, do you want to improve productivity on your entry level jobs?  If so, check out three tips for getting more work done in the following post.

Young professionals striving to get more done in less time have always tried to crack the productivity code. The idea of getting more done, faster, is a seductive one. Here’s a secret of highly productive entrepreneurs and creatives: they respect their ultradian rhythm. You’re probably familiar with the term

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Posted November 19, 2013 by

Writing Cover Letters for Entry Level Jobs in Finance: Part 2

How should job seekers approach writing cover letters for entry level jobs in finance? Learn how in part two of the following post.

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