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Posted June 08, 2015 by

College Students: How to Take Care of Your Personal Items When You Are Out of School for the Summer

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A group of young people on moving day. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Setting off for summer break is an exciting time for internships, summer fun and a break from the rigors of school. When it’s time to clear out of your dorm or campus housing, you may need to take all of your belongings with you. Since this can be difficult if you’re traveling across the country, the best option for most students is to get a small storage unit for their goods. The added advantage to a storage unit is that you can keep the unit during the year to store more valuable items. However, not all storage units are created equal, and you’re going to want to select one that can handle your needs. (more…)

Posted March 24, 2015 by

First Apartment Necessities

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Sarah Landrum

If you’re just moving in to your first ever apartment or home of your own, you’re probably pretty psyched right now. All of that newfound independence to do what you want when you want it: what could be better than that? If you’re used to your parents picking up the groceries and other house necessities, or if your old college roommates always reminded you when you were getting low on toilet paper, being on your own might come as a bit of a shock.

There’s a lot you’re going to need to take care of on your own, so get organized. Keep one of those notepads on your fridge so you can scribble down when you’re out of eggs. Nobody likes getting back from the store only to realize they’ve forgotten something. And keep a calendar. Seriously. This will keep you on track and remind you to do all of the things on time. (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

How To Make Your Job Interview “Work” For You

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Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Instead of you doing all the work to make your job search interview successful, consider sharing the responsibility. Put your job interview to work for you. Lay the foundation with the following six steps and then watch your interview take it from there. It will work for you without effort or worry. (more…)

Posted July 22, 2014 by

Do You Have an Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur? 5 Items Your Office Needs

If you have an entry level job as an entrepreneur, there are certain things you will need in your office.  Learn five items that are important for this space in the following post.

When starting your own business it is important to get everything right the first time round. There is no better place to start than in your office. Having a workspace, which suits your style of business and work ethic is vital. For the young crowd it is important that their workspace is a place

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Posted July 17, 2014 by

Beginning Your Entry Level Job as an Accountant? How to Get Ahead in Your First Year

If you want to get ahead in the first year of your entry level job as an accountant, learn some tips here in the following post.

A guest blog from Big4Bound (www.big4bound.com) This is a summary of things that I wish I had known going into my first year, or maybe I was told and should have payed more attention. For many of these you have heard them before but I wanted to actually add some value

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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 22, 2013 by

Jobs for College Students – What They May Need to Bring to Internships

What should interns bring to their internships?  The following post includes a list of items that may be necessary if you have these jobs for college students.

Featured: Not Featured We are in full on internship-preparation mode! One of the things you need to put together is the bag or purse that you’ll be taking to your internship. First off, choose a bag that you can wear everyday — regardless of what color clothes you are wearing. You want to try to change

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