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Posted September 30, 2013 by

How to Deal With Insurance When You Start Your First Job

Businessman highlighting Insurance concept, with different types

Businessman highlighting Insurance concept, with different types. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Getting a job out of college is hard enough, what with all the resumes you send to employers, the applications you fill out for the ones who are interested, and the telephone and onsite interviews that stand in the way of getting an offer. Once you accept an offer, you think the hard part is done.

Then, when your first day finally arrives, you can pretty much count on a human resources representative bombarding you with even more documents to sign before you ever even catch a glimpse of your desk. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2013 by

How to Choose an Internship

How to Choose an InternshipSince internships are usually a once-in-a-career event, and they often consist of a few months of underpaid (sometimes unpaid) labor, the best time to complete an internship will usually take place before you officially graduate and need to support yourself.

Most well-planned careers begin with an internship that takes place during the summer between a student’s junior and senior years of college. And since you’ll want to step immediately into working/interning in June, this means the search for the right opportunity should start during the winter and early spring of your junior year. Here’s how to set the wheels in motion: (more…)

Posted September 10, 2013 by

You Have Graduated! 5 Stages Toward Landing an Entry Level Job

Now that your graduation is over and the cap and gown have come off, now it’s time to find an entry level job.  Learn five stages to be aware of during this process in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured Stage 1: Excitement, Eagerness and Enthusiasm Three months ago, I walked out of Kenan Stadium at UNC Chapel Hill where I was one of 35,000 graduates and their families to hear Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, encourage us to go out into the world and seek opportunity. So, in typical Gen Y fashion, I

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