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Posted October 06, 2014 by

Is the United States Spending Enough Money on Education?

We often hear people say that getting an education is worth the money.  While I believe that is true, another factor to be considered is how much money is being spent on learning in the United States.  Is our country truly getting a return on investment for the money its spending on education, and if not, should we spend more?  Take a look at the following infographic and decide for yourself. (more…)

Posted June 11, 2014 by

Recent Graduates, Do You Feel Overmatched on Your Entry Level Jobs? Work Smarter with These 6 Tips

At some point on their entry level jobs, recent graduates might feel overmatched.  In the following post, learn six tips that will help them be more effective at work.

On the one hand, junior professionals crave responsibility, and want all the experience they can get. On the other hand, as companies strive to do more with fewer resources, it is not uncommon to feel overworked, overwhelmed and under-appreciated. When you’re starting to feel overloaded, keep these tips in mind for managing projects, priorities

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

5 Ways to Enhance Your Morning Routine at Work

Do you have a morning routine once you start your day at the office?  If so, do you feel like you’re getting the most out of it?  Don’t worry, in this post you will learn five ways to enhance your routine at work, and more. (more…)

Posted April 08, 2014 by

5 Questions Job Seekers Should Ask Before Starting Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Even though they might be excited to begin working in new positions one day, job seekers should ask these five questions in the following post before starting jobs for recent college graduates.

While there’s no way to truly experience the organization before accepting an offer, what can job seekers do to better estimate what the new job will really be like? These questions are designed to help you find out what you need to know about your responsibilities on the job, the workplace environment, and the company

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Are You an Internship Finder Trying to Manage the Position and School? Tips that Can Help

The following post has tips for an internship finder to handle the position and going to school.

Featured: Not Featured I’m often asked about work/life balance and how to manage school and an internship. In my book, (All Work, No Pay), I talk about a few key pieces of advice: 1. Have a “can-do” attitude. You CAN do everything, you just need a strategy and a plan of attack. read more

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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 September 27, 2013 by

Five tips for balancing internships and school

A young college intern working at her desk

A young college intern working at her desk. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The beauty of a summer internship is that you can devote most of your time and energy to the internship, since you’re probably not in school. Fall and spring interns don’t have the same luxury though, and often find themselves balancing a full course load, an internship, and possibly even a job. Can it all be done?

It can, if you know how to balance it all. Here are five tips for balancing internships and school. (more…)

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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