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Posted February 10, 2015 by

Having Fun with an Engineering Degree

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Portrait of an engineer at work. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you finish your engineering degree, you have many chances to have fun when you get out of school. You do not need to do anything other than a job that makes you excited. When you are going out into the workforce, you can work with commercial playground equipment as you make life fun for the kids in your community.

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You will be able to create playground equipment with an innovative company such as Kompan that is for the playgrounds and parks all around your community. You can work for the city or county when you are installing these projects, or you can work for the school system to install these playgrounds. There are beautiful new commercial playground equipment items that you can use to keep kids safe, and you can find just the right place to install these sets. (more…)

Posted January 26, 2015 by

Parents, Are You Giving Homework Help to Your Children?

According to the US educational system, if parents want their child to succeed at school, they are to help their kids with homework. The case is, students spend 70% of their waking time out of school.
Many parents face loads of troubles on the ground of this issue. Some of them are too busy because of their work, some are just surprised with the level of the difficulty of the materials their kids get at school. Homework-Desk.com decided to find out the exact numbers and statistics from this field.
Really interesting is the fact that parents studying-activity frequently depends on their age and gender. We also managed to differentiate the most popular subjects parents help their kids with. Parents’ being interested in the studying life of their kids increases children’s interest in school and makes them enjoy studying more.
There are some rules and guidelines that can help parents deal with studies, such as there should be a definite time for doing homework, as well as, a definite place. Kids shouldn’t be distracted while dealing with their home assignments. All the materials needed should be provided for the child, so that he/she won’t waste time on unnecessary researches. (more…)

Posted December 17, 2014 by

How to Prepare for a Successful Video Interview

Mark Feffer

Mark Feffer

Tools like Skype and Google Hangouts have made online video nearly as easy to use as Facebook. That’s leading more employers to replace some in-person meetings with video interviews. The advantages are obvious: Managers get the opportunity to have a conversation that feels a lot more personal than a telephone interview, without the time and expense that often come with an in-person visit.

Like any other interview, video conversations require preparation. Indeed, they need as much planning as a personal interview. Here are the things you need to consider. (more…)

Posted May 19, 2014 by

About to Start a New Entry Level Job or Internship This Summer? 10 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Once you begin your new entry level job or internship this summer, your goal should be to make the best impression possible.  That means not doing anything that will be frowned upon by your boss or coworkers.  In the following post, learn 10 mistakes you don’t want to make in your new position.

You’re about to start your summer internship or job, or maybe your first real gig after graduation. Of course, you want to start off on the right foot, making a positive impression on your new boss and colleagues. So now is a good time to avoid some all-too-common rookie mistakes, like these…

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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 August 26, 2013 by

Not Sure about Your Career Choice? Reasons You Shouldn’t Take an Entry Level Job in It

When it comes to choosing a career, ultimately you want to be happy.  That is why you should not take an entry level job in a field for the wrong reasons.  In the following post, learn why.

Deciding on a career is a lot like choosing a spouse. Pick the wrong one, and you could have years of frustration, bitterness and disappointment to look forward to. And while you’re not going to get into any agonizing custody battles over the kids with your job, you might have a

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Posted May 20, 2013 by

Is Getting an Entry Level Job Your Priority When Choosing a College?

I believe the answer to this question is yes for most students considering what college to attend.  If that is the case for you, the following post has some factors to keep in mind when making the decision on where to earn that degree, which will hopefully help land you an entry level job.

Community college students who ultimately want to obtain a four-year degree need to keep in mind that some recruiters might perceive their two-year credits as less valuable. I meet bright, ambitious students from community …

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Posted November 30, 2012 by

Think Like An Interviewer: Reminders For Recent College Graduates

CollegeRecruiter.comAre you a recent college graduate who has just earned a job interview?  You may think you’re ready to ace the interview, but there are some tips you don’t want to forget when preparing for the big day.

The following is a guest post by Patricia Garza. No matter how extroverted and confident in your abilities you are, interviews probably still make you feel uneasy. Most recent college graduates (and job seekers in general) dread going to interviews. Having to wow an interviewer is undeniably nerve-wracking. One interview mistake can often, but not always, cost you the

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Think Like An Interviewer: Reminders For Recent College Graduates