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Posted October 16, 2015 by

Office organization ideas to increase productivity [infographic]

 

Students, grads and entry level employees, you need to have an organized place to do your tasks. And now is the time to get into the right habits before your health declines and you slide into a rhythm of low productivity. You don’t need to be a neat freak or wipe down every surface with bleach all day, but having a relatively organized work space does actually affect your productivity. If you’re shuffling between textbooks, laptop, tablet, cell phone, and then can’t find your bus pass when it’s time to go to class, that your mental disorganization will affect you. So it’s time to get organized. Here we offer some office organization ideas to get yourself cleaned up and working more efficiently!  (more…)

Posted June 17, 2014 by

College Students, Applying to Jobs with Cover Letters? 6 Things to Avoid Saying

College students applying for jobs with cover letters should avoid saying six things mentioned in the following post.

Very few job opportunities do not require a cover letter. Cover letters are a must-have in the application process because they give you an opportunity to showcase your skills beyond the traditional resume. Each part of your cover letter reveals something important to potential employers — whether you want the job or not.

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Posted April 04, 2014 by

5 Key Challenges Today’s Graduates Encounter

Group of diverse students celebrating graduation

Group of diverse students celebrating graduation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

At times, life unfolds in clearly defined chapters, each defined by the things we are preoccupied with during these individual life stages.  College, for example, is a relatively carefree time, bridging the gap between childhood abandon and the real-life concerns facing graduates after they leave school.  While it is a time to grow up, college years are also set-aside for living out youthful dreams and enjoying the transition to adulthood.  As a result, graduates face several wake-up calls as they move from campus life into mainstream employment following school. (more…)

Posted March 10, 2014 by

Do You Have an Image Problem on Your Entry Level Job? 3 Tips to Fix It

If you would like to improve your image on your entry level job, consider three tips to fix it in the following post.

During the first semester of my junior year, I was working on a complex and drawn out group project with three of my classmates, with written portions that had to be completed every day by each group member. At the project’s end, all of these written materials had to be compiled together into one

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Posted January 23, 2014 by

7 Soft Skills that May Help Secure Jobs for Recent College Graduates

In the following post, learn seven soft skills that may help people secure jobs for recent college graduates.

We hear a lot about communication, leadership, problem solving, and so many other soft skills. And for good reason. Those skills are among the most in-demand by many employers. However, there are seven other soft skills that, while not discussed as often as their popular counterparts, make all the

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

College Recruiting at a Networking Event? How the Way You Think Can Lead to Success: Part 1

Are you college recruiting at a networking event?  The key to finding success could all be in the way you think.  Learn more in the following post.

In this 2 part blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores how your mind is often the biggest barrier to winning business from attending networking events. Getting results from attending a networking group depends as much on your attitude as whether you are going to the

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Posted September 11, 2013 by

Can’t We All Just Get Along? 8 Tips for Working with Difficult Coworkers on Your Entry Level Job

Sometimes, you may find it challenging to work with certain people on your entry level job.  In order to make the workplace less stressful, the following post has eight tips to help you get along with difficult coworkers.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. I think we’ve all been faced with this one. You are on an assignment or project with the colleague from hell. The question is, how do you successfully work

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Posted April 25, 2013 by

Choosing Meaning Over Money

For some people, making money may be one of their professional goals for 2013.  However, money does not necessarily define the meaning of a successful career, according to the following post.

Since a young age, I’ve always been told that the only way to be happy in life is to be successful. Growing up with this statement in my head, my perception was that in order to achieve success I had to earn a lot of money and make a prominent name for myself. As a child, I believed my

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Choosing Meaning Over Money