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Posted November 24, 2014 by

Really Costly Mistakes That Parents Tend To Make When Saving Money For College

Jeremy Biberdorf

Jeremy Biberdorf

Based on how many children you have, the expenses associated with college are the most expensive except retirement payments. With this in mind, it is obvious that problems can appear and mistakes can be done. The huge problem is that most people do not actually consider subscribing to the top finance blogs and this automatically means a lack of knowledge, which can lead to mistakes. Learn all that you can about the topic and never make the following mistakes when saving money for college. (more…)

Posted November 14, 2014 by

Don’t Fall Into the Obvious Trap

Janee Pennington

Janee Pennington

Congratulations! You have either graduated or will be soon! After you throw that cap in the air, you’ll soon be diving into a new career. How exciting! And most likely, you’ll want to prove yourself worthy to your new boss, right? But as you forge ahead through the hours of work purgatory, remember, taking care of yourself and those around you is important too. Okay, maybe not so much the other people around you but you can at least focus on you, your well-being and being morally and ethically inclined. Okay, let’s at least shoot for morally and ethically inclined. (more…)

Posted November 07, 2014 by

The top 7 traits of a successful business strategist

 

The role of a business strategist is very challenging. Company leaders come up with new ideas and visions to grow and become more successful. Business strategists take those ideas, create viable plans, execute them strategically and ultimately turn those ideas into reality. In other words, it’s the responsibility of a business strategist to advocate the best course of action to achieve the desired business goals.

How can a person become a great business strategist? Here are the top 7 traits that successful business strategists possess: (more…)

Posted November 04, 2014 by

Searching for Internships or Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Scare Aware Employers by Making These Mistakes

Even though Halloween is over, that doesn’t mean that job seekers are not making mistakes that will scare off potential employers.  If they expect to land internships or entry level jobs, job seekers can not afford to be careless or lazy.  Your first impression should be memorable, in the right way that is.  So, please for your sake and those who will be considering you for job opportunities, avoid making the following mistakes in your job search. (more…)

Posted October 29, 2014 by

8 Qualities That Make You The “Great White” of Leadership

Great white shark, South Africa

Great white shark, South Africa. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The workplace today is nothing like how it used to be 10 or 15 years ago. There have been a humongous amount of changes in the market, not to forget the demands at the workplace that have changed drastically as well. One has to handle the complex environment, manage and lead the team in the right direction using different techniques and strategies that were not common before. While there is a variety of leadership qualities and styles, the most successful leaders share some specific traits. Following is a list of 8 highly effective traits that make you stand out as a leader: (more…)

Posted October 29, 2014 by

The Go-Getters Guide to a Smart Career

Successful career. Winner on the top. Concept 3D illustration

Successful career. Winner on the top. Concept 3D illustration. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

All you youngsters out there that are starting off a new, and very important chapter in life, you’re probably a little jittery about the future. It is scary going into the great unknown that is a career, making hard choices, choosing your life’s path, going to the office every day, and all the other myriad responsibilities that crop up when you make the transformation from free-spirited teenager to career-focused grown up.

The apprehension then, is normal, but that shouldn’t take away from the seriousness of the situation and the possible ramifications of misguided choices made at this stage. So, if a successful career is what you’re looking for, here are some tips, tricks and lessons that will help you achieve just that. (more…)

Posted October 09, 2014 by

Recent grad or entry-level worker – you can negotiate more than you think

Recent college graduate and tuition price tag, horizontal

Recent college graduate and tuition price tag, horizontal. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most recent grads and entry-level workers consider that they don’t have negotiating power because of their lack of experience in a certain field. Though experts agree that one’s bargaining power is strictly mental. If you believe you can do it, then you will.  Of course, this doesn’t mean walking into a negotiation, asking for something and getting it. You have to work for what you want, even if that means giving up your ego. Settling on salary terms can be challenging; nonetheless, if you can bring valid arguments to your claims, you have great chances of getting the most out of a proposed job offer. (more…)

Posted October 01, 2014 by

Employers, 8 Signs Your Company Needs to Hire New Talent

For one reason or another, employers may find the need to bring in more workers.  However, some may not realize when the time is right to do so.  In the following infographic, learn eight signs that indicate a company should hire new talent. (more…)

Posted September 26, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Prepare to Take Control

As a candidate heading into an interview for an entry level job, you understand the importance of preparation.  This includes things such as doing your research, reviewing your resume, laying out your attire, etc.  However, there is another thing to prepare for and that is to take control of the interview.  Wait, aren’t you supposed to be intimidated of the interviewer(s)?  While the answer might seem to be yes, it does not have to be.  Here are a few ways to take control of your next interview. (more…)

Posted September 19, 2014 by

4 Techniques to Develop Outstanding Admission Application

Portrait of young man filling in application form

Portrait of young man filling in application form. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

After completing college, students enrol in a university to earn a degree. But to fulfil this dream, a student needs to struggle hard in college years to achieve good grades that allow them to secure admission at any college. For this purpose, students need to develop a top notch university application to get admission. The good news is that there are some ways through which you can develop a quality admission application. If you are a recent college graduate and want to enrol in a university, then you should read the information shared below to increase your chances of getting admission. (more…)