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Posted January 16, 2015 by

Being a Freelancer as a Start of Career

Victoria Klochkova

Victoria Klochkova

Freelancing is perhaps the easiest way to get working experience and money right away after graduation. It’s funny, though: if you sit for 8 hours at a computer in the office, designing a website, no one will deny that you are simply doing your job. However, if you spend the same amount of time at home, accomplishing the same task, most of your friends and relatives will think of you as of a slacker.

Despite of all of the above, if you are a student or a graduate, who tries to find a decent job, I would recommend you to find out first, if your profession allows you to work as a freelancer. During your first freelance working experience you will most likely be faced with displeasure of your relatives and requests like “Go find yourself a normal job”, but there are several significant advantages only a short-sighted person would neglect. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Developing a career as a Sales Executive

Sales team having business presentation in an office

Sales team having business presentation in an office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For any company, the sales team is the driving force behind the company’s eventual success or failure. With a good sales team by your side, you can enjoy all the benefits that profitability brings – long standing relationships, new business deals, invaluable networking opportunities and of course, increased sales.

Closing a sale can create a certain ‘buzz’ or sense of achievement, and carries with it an opportunity for eventual growth and personal development that few other jobs can bring. It is a challenging career path, but it is also just as rewarding as you climb up the ladder. (more…)

Posted July 01, 2014 by

5 Best Job Hunting Tips For Millennials

Jacob Shriar

Jacob Shriar, Growth Manager of Officevibe

Searching for a job is incredibly hard, especially for a millennial.

Millennials don’t really have a lot of experience, so they need to get creative in the way that they hunt for jobs. Fortunately, Millennials were raised on technology, so they can learn a lot of these lessons very quickly, and chances are, are doing similar activities anyways.

I am a millennial, and I can say that these tips have worked for me. To be honest, I wish I would have thought of these sooner. I only really applied these tips later on in life, and I potentially could have had an even greater job now. Don’t get me wrong, I love my job, but we never know what could have been. (more…)

Posted December 06, 2013 by

Importance of Accredited Associate’s Business Degrees

Business school with building, and sky in the background

Business school with building, and sky in the background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Summary: It is extremely important that the institute you are enrolled in is accredited. Find out the importance of accredited associate business degree reading this blog.

If you are looking for an associate’s degree in business, make sure that you choose institutes that are as good as they claim to be. An important indicator of quality for business schools is the accreditation of its programs from a recognized body. (more…)

Posted September 25, 2013 by

Jobs in College: Balancing Work and Study

A green two-way street pointing left to job and right to education

A green two-way street pointing left to job and right to education. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Balancing work and school can be tricky whether you are in your junior or senior year in college. Meeting the demands for schoolwork and extra-curricular activities can be difficult and complicated as coursework projects that are time-sensitive are given from time to time.

While it may seem daunting, there are many students that manage both school and work easily. It is true that you may have to study over some weekends, but you can balance work and study with careful planning. Below are some few tips that will help you overcome the challenge of balancing work and study: (more…)