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Posted September 18, 2014 by

College Student, Before Getting Jobs, Think about Factors to Consider for Your Degree

Before getting jobs, a college student must first think about his or her degree.  In the following post, learn some factors to consider before deciding on what degree to choose.

Choosing the right degree is the first step on your career ladder. When you are deciding what area to major in, you may find yourself stressing about the wide array of options. The degree that you opt for now will help to scope your future career path. That means that the

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Posted September 17, 2014 by

College Students, Take Your Search for Jobs to the Next Level by Making More Connections on LinkedIn

In their search for jobs, college students on LinkedIn can better their chances by making more connections through their networks.  Learn how in the following post.

This is about leveraging your LinkedIn network but let me give you some real life context. This will bring together your-brand, your-network and LinkedIn in order to give you career advantage. According to Wikipedia: Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. While previous self-help management techniques were about self-improvement

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Posted September 11, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Considering Jobs and Other Factors When Studying Abroad?

If they decide to study abroad, college students may think about one day getting jobs internationally.  In addition, there are other factors to consider for this experience, which are discussed in the following post.

Studying abroad is once-in-a-lifetime experience and those amongst us lucky enough to have the chance to do it often have an incredible time and amazing stories to share. However, it is a huge step, and with any big step, there are a lot of things to think about. Although I’m sure you’ve been inundated with stuff

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Posted September 02, 2014 by

Tough in Your Search for Entry Level Jobs? Words to Inspire You for Success

While those of you searching for entry level jobs might sometimes feel like giving up, hopefully the following post can inspire you to keep going.

Job Search can be stressful and take much longer that you expect. It’s not easy to go through the pressure at times. Success comes to those who keep going, positively, enthusiastically and with a plan. Here are some inspiring sayings that might motivate you or help carry on when the going gets tough: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Don’t Quit When things

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Posted September 02, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Don’t Know What You’re Good at to Find the Jobs You Want? Here’s How to Get Started

For recent college graduates searching for jobs, it’s important for them to know what they can do well to understand the value they can offer a potential employer.  The following post has advice to help them get started.

There are many reasons you may struggle with being taking credit for what you do really, really well. Maybe you were taught it isn’t polite to brag when you were a kid. Perhaps it is because most feedback related to performance is based on corrective action; improving what you can work

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Posted August 28, 2014 by

Should students work while studying?

Job or education directions on a metal signpost

Job or education directions on a metal signpost. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Should a student get a job and work whilst studying? Here are a few arguments for and a few against. The issue isn’t really a cut and dry, black and white one. For example, a student taking programming courses should certainly get a job if he or she can manage his or her schedule so that no sleep is lost (it is difficult to program when tired). On the other hand, a student taking a medical or veterinary course should definitely not get a job because there is scarcely enough time to get the studying done and fit in some sleep. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Recruiters, Trying to Find the Best Candidates for a Small Business? 7 Tips to Attract Them

Recruiters who are looking to hire the best candidates for a small business can get seven tips to help attract them in the following post.

Finding and hiring the right people is easier said than done, but it’s an important part of owning a small business. Training and processing new employees is expensive, so managing turnover and improving employee retention is an excellent way to keep tabs on your bottom line. Here are seven strategies you can employ to make

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Posted August 07, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Why It’s Important to be Happy on Your Entry Level Jobs

Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy” emphasizes the importance of people being satisfied with their lives.  The same feeling should apply to all workers, including young professionals on their entry level jobs.  Find out why in the following post.

When you wake up in the morning, do you feel fairly energetic and ready to start your day? Or do you dread the prospect of getting out of bed and facing another workday? If it’s the latter, hear this: Life is too short to spend at a job that doesn’t make you smile, challenge your intellect or offer

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Posted August 07, 2014 by

College Graduates, Are Your Searches for Jobs Suffering? 6 Costly Mistakes You’re Making

College graduates who are having trouble finding jobs could be costing themselves opportunities by making these six mistakes in the following post.

As recent graduates have learned this summer, the job market is still a hot mess. Not enough jobs, too many applicants, and HR departments that move slower than anyone ever expected. And then there are the issues job seekers bring on themselves; the mistakes that cost them interviews – and jobs…

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Posted July 15, 2014 by

Are You a College Student Considering an MBA Before Searching for Jobs? 3 Factors for Making Your Decision

Before searching for jobs, a college student may be thinking about getting an MBA.  How would he or she know what is the right decision?  Consider these three factors in the following post.

Should I get an MBA? Ah, the great MBA debate. Like any heavy decision, a myriad of moving pieces and puzzling parts are involved. And there’s no shortage of internal voices and talking heads offering their unsolicited advice. For every post you read in support of an MBA, you find another cautioning against an MBA. Whichever argument you choose to make,

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