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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Unsure What Career to Pursue an Entry Level Job In? How to Choose the Best Option

If you want an entry level job, but don’t know what career to choose, the following post includes an infographic to provide you with some guidance.

For many of us, the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question causes pure anxiety. We just don’t know… and, more important, we don’t know how we’re supposed to narrow down our choices with little or no experience in the real world. And

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Entrepreneurship: Is Franchising Right for You?

The word franchising in gold with black background

The word franchising in gold with black background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you are in the process of graduating, or still have a ways to go; there is no doubt you are thinking about your job prospects. You may be searching for entry-level jobs in your chosen field, or you could be in the midst of a promising internship. Another option is to start your own business using the skills and experience that you have gained in your years of study.

Starting a business could seem like a daunting task, especially in a tough market. However, buying a franchise could give you an advantage over your competition. (more…)

Posted May 13, 2014 by

Pursuing an Online Education? What to Know about MOOCs

Have you heard about MOOCs or massive open online courses?  These courses could be the future when it comes to getting an online education.  If you want to learn more about MOOCs relative to online learning, check out the following infographic. (more…)

Posted May 08, 2014 by

Thinking About Your Dream Entry Level Job? One Tool that Can Inspire You to Get It

If you have a dream entry level job, the following post explains one tool that can be helpful in your search for this position and inspire you to get it.

Are you at a crossroads in your career? Perhaps you’re looking for the perfect career for your skill set. Maybe you have an OK job, but it’s not quite what you hoped. Or maybe you’ve finished school and are planning your next move. When change is on the horizon, it’s common to

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Posted March 11, 2014 by

What are the Pros and Cons of Being an Internship Finder after Graduating?

Now that you have graduated from college, you might want to gain some work experience through an internship.  As a recent graduate, do you know the pros and cons being an internship finder after graduating?  If not, learn what they are in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured I received a note from someone in Australia who said she graduated in 2006 and was thinking about going into a new career – she also mentioned wanting to potentially work in another country. She asked if internships were a potential solution for her situation. Here are my thoughts on the subject of

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Posted November 14, 2013 by

Want an Entry Level Job as a Freelancer? Consider Both Sides of this Decision

If you are thinking about becoming a freelancer as your entry level job, make sure to consider both sides of this decision.  Learn more in an infographic included in the following post.

It’s been estimated that by 2020, nearly 50% of all work in the US will be done by “SuperTemps”, contractors, freelancers and solopreneurs… and it’s entirely possible that today’s young professionals will hold 20-25 jobs throughout their careers. There are definite advantages to foregoing the climbing of the corporate career ladder and

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Posted August 28, 2013 by

Pursuing a Graduate Degree in the US: Important Factors to Consider

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Young woman in thought with a question mark over her. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you’re planning to pursue your master’s or doctorate degree in the United States, choosing the right school can be an overwhelming task. You may be looking at school rankings, tuition and location as you narrow down your list, and although those factors are important, you may need to dig a little deeper to find your ideal school.

Following are some tips that may help you find the right graduate program. (more…)

Posted July 03, 2013 by

Graduates, Do You Want to Hire a Resume Writer for Your Entry Level Job Search?

A quality resume can make a difference in whether or not you get an interview, and eventually, an entry level job.  For some graduates, that might mean hiring a resume writer, but is this move right for you?  Consider some pros and cons of this decision in the following post.

With the large number of applicants vying for jobs, catching the attention of hiring managers with a strong resume and cover letter is a must. In the past few years, professional resume writers and writing service companies have popped up to help job seekers turn out professional documents. But should you hire

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Posted April 10, 2013 by

Pros and Cons of Going from “Yes, Boss” to Being the Boss

Being your own boss can have its risks and rewards.  Learn more in the following post.

The desire to follow your passion and do what you love often leads many professionals to branching off and becoming entrepreneurs at some point in their career. While being self-employed is the ultimate goal for many professionals, there are lots of pros and cons that come along with the risk of building your own brand

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