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Posted May 16, 2014 by

How to Land an Internship Fast

Internship concept in black background

Internship concept in black background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The summer is upon us, and if you haven’t yet landed a seasonal position or made plans for the months ahead, the pressure is officially on. Here are a few ways to land a great opportunity that will send you back to school in the fall (or into the professional job marketplace) with a set of new skills and some valuable experience under your belt. (more…)

Posted December 31, 2013 by

High-demand Careers Open Doors to Entry-Level Employment

Smiling male student holding graduation certificate

Smiling male student holding graduation certificate. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Laying the groundwork for gainful employment doesn’t start after graduation.  On the contrary, students planning well-ahead for job roles are those landing on their feet with job offers following school.  And what you study matters most, since some degrees are in high demand.

College students aren’t always ready to commit to careers and educational choices at the beginning of their college experiences.  As a result, many pursue general credentials during the early years, waiting for inspiration to guide them into degree programs.  While the approach works for some, others are left unprepared following graduation. (more…)

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 November 26, 2013 by

What Business Owners Can Do to Plan Their Financial Outlook for 2014?

Kris Miller

Kris Miller, ChFEBS, CSA, LDA

Many small business owners lament that the past few years have been difficult financially. Yes, the recession hit hard and the recovery is going slowly. However, with the proper planning, any business can thrive no matter what the economic landscape.

Unfortunately, many small business owners are so busy putting out daily fires and just trying to stay afloat that they never take the time to plan. That’s a mistake! So if you’re ready to make 2014 your best year yet, here are the key financial planning items to focus on for both the short- and long-term. (more…)

Posted September 18, 2013 by

5 Reasons college students are in debt

Chalkboard showing credit plus loans equal debt

Chalkboard showing credit plus loans equal debt. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As tuition cost increase annually, students are finding themselves more and more in debt. Students tend to be overburdened with debt when they graduate. Some go on to pursue advanced degrees; therefore incurring more debt. The professional career that these students are hoping for is sometimes not available upon graduation. This tends to cause a bigger issue for them. Some have to go into forbearance or default the loan; neither of which are ideal options. (more…)

Posted August 07, 2013 by

Dorm Living Tips and Advice

Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene

Each year a new set of college students get ready for the great adventure of dorm living. Just as college is a learning experience, new college freshmen moving into a dorm can learn from the advice of other college students who have already “been there and done that.” These students can help new college students learn what dorm life is all about, and provide tips and advice on how to make the most out of this wonderful experience. (more…)

Posted July 31, 2013 by

Are You an Internship Finder Struggling to Land Work in New York? 5 Possible Reasons You’re Still Job Searching

If you are an internship finder looking for opportunity in the Big Apple, but have been unsuccessful in landing work so far, the following post includes five possible reasons why.

Featured: Featured 5 Reasons You Might NOT Be Getting Hired in NYC I received some fan mail the other day from a student in Michigan who really wants to intern in NYC. She feels like the companies in NYC only want students who are local and that the internships are unpaid (for the most

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5 Reasons You Might NOT Be Getting Hired in NYC

Posted May 29, 2013 by

Want to Work Abroad? What You Should Know Before and After Searching for an Entry Level Job

If you are thinking about moving to another country to find an entry level job, learn what happens before and after the process in the following post.

For most people, living in a foreign country is merely a pipe dream. Sipping after-work cocktails in New York City, breaking bread with colleagues in Paris or savoring an espresso in Milan all sound like scenes from a vacation—but could they be part of your daily life? Making any of this happen is easier than you

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The Survivor’s Guide to Working Abroad

Posted May 09, 2013 by

10 Steps to Stop Procrastinating–So You Can Be More Productive at Work

Jude Bijou

Jude Bijou

Everyone procrastinates. We usually do it to avoid a task that’s unpleasant or daunting. But when procrastinating starts to interfere with performance at work–by causing us to feel worried, fearful, and stressed-out, or by causing others to feel anxious because we’re holding up progress–then it’s time to stop putting the task aside and get on with it.

Here are 10 ways to get out of the quicksand of procrastination and reap numerous benefits, which include improved productivity, enhanced mood, less stress, better coworker relationships, a sense of accomplishment, and restored reputation at work as a “doer.” (more…)

Posted May 07, 2013 by

Looking for a New Entry Level Job in a Different Career

While your entry level job may have seemed ideal at first, you may be ready for a different career path.  In the following post, learn what to consider during this transition.

Use your talent to serve the American public! The IRS has a variety of career opportunities and is seeking bright people like you. Learn more here: http://jobs.irs.gov. Many of us are working jobs we don’t like. What’s worse, many people fall into the trap of staying in these ill-fitting positions or industries for years,

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How to Change Careers Even If You Think It’s Too Late