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Posted December 31, 2013 by

6 Steps to Start Teaching Online

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

If you are getting bored by the conventional classroom methods, now is the time to explore your online opportunities and work your way towards becoming a virtual teacher. The number of students looking for tutoring and teaching help online is getting larger by the day, so this industry offers a great potential for you to reach your goals of spreading education and earn decent profits along the way.

If you already have practice in teaching and tutoring, you will easily blend into the online community. However, the great thing about online teaching is that you can also start as a newbie and be equally respected as the veterans in the industry. There are no boundaries to what you can achieve with online teaching – you only need to be good at it, explore your options and get updated with new online methods regularly. (more…)

Posted October 23, 2013 by

College Recruiters, Advice to Share with Students Anxious to Attend College

College recruiters can not only sell the reasons why prospective students should come to their schools, but also be a calming influence since the students are new to the college experience.  The following post has advice recruiters (as well as students) can share with students anxious to attend college.

Featured: Featured I’ve been interacting with high school students a lot more than usual and one of their main fears seems to be going to college. They’ve been telling me about the anxiety they feel going into college and being on their own for the first time. I’ve been thinking back on my

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

College Success 101: Fifteen Habits to Put You Ahead of the Pack

Smiling female college student on campus

Smiling female college student on campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

What will it take for you to have a successful college career?  Whether you are a high school graduate or returning to school, the following post shares some habits to help you make the most of your college experience.

Visit just about any college campus and you’ll observe students who are, to put it simply, doing college right. No, they’re not perfect (who is?), but they are diligent and perform well academically, while still enjoying a healthy social life and maybe even holding down a part-time job or raising a family. They’re on good terms with their professors, and they take a full—but not overwhelming—course load each semester. They’re likely to seek out internships and participate in on-campus student organizations, and no one wonders whether or not they have what it takes to make it to graduation. (more…)

Posted October 18, 2013 by

Need a Different Strategy for Your Entry Level Job Search? Create an Online Portfolio

In addition to “who you know”, it may be also about “what you show” when it comes to your job search.  So, if you want to impress potential employers while trying to find an entry level job, the following post suggests creating an online portfolio.

In today’s competitive job market, it’s not enough just to know things. To get a recruiter’s attention, you must be able to demonstrate what you can do and do better than your career competition. Developing a portfolio of work samples is one strategy for demonstrating your skill. A recent study found

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Posted September 26, 2013 by

Internship Finder, Here Are 9 Ways to Create a Successful Experience

If you have found a Fall internship, you want to make a positive impression from day one.  So, internship finder, check out the following post to get tips on making your experience a success.

Featured: Featured I hold evaluations with my interns two to three times over the course of the semester. Here are some of the notes we went over during our most recent evaluation. Read these over, soak them in, and rock your fall internship.  1. Communicate with your supervisor. Let them know the status of your projects

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Posted September 23, 2013 by

Starting a New Entry Level Job? 5 Ways to Become Organized

If you want to make things less stressful when starting a new entry level job, take the time to get organized.  Learn five ways to do so in the following post.

Starting your first job can be overwhelming and intimidating. You’re eager to prove yourself, produce quality work and stay on top of things — which you can do by mastering the art of staying organized. Right from the get-go, you’ll want to explore the advice and tools available to get yourself organized. By

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