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Posted May 07, 2015 by

How to keep your computer and online accounts safe from internet crooks

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Shield antivirus and laptop, abstract (done in 3d). Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The internet bears a love/hate relationship from many people. Whether you are a consumer using the internet to find a new dentist or check your e-mails or you are a business that operates predominantly online, there are thousands of reasons for you to be online. Whether you spend five minutes or five hours at a time online, you must make sure that you are secure. Just one little slip up can cause you to be at the mercy of those pesky internet crooks. You do not have to be a computer guru, nor do you need any type of degree; there are many easy ways to keep your computer and your personal information perfectly safe. (more…)

Posted January 09, 2015 by

Flash Drive Recovery: How Students Can Earn Money

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USB Flash Drive closuep on white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whenever there is data, you need a storage area for it. The flash drive, also known as the thumb drive can be one of the important data storage media. Though a limited amount of data can be stored, still the flash drive is of large importance because it is mobile and flexible in nature. Data management is important and if any information gets deleted or corrupted, it needs to be recovered as soon as possible. Students can work part time, recovering data from the flash drive, and earn a handsome amount of money. (more…)

Posted December 15, 2014 by

Why Buying A Car Is Like Finding A Job: What Millennials Need To Know

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Beautiful young woman buying a car at dealership. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Studies have shown that millennials are completely changing the way that cars are purchased. Often overwhelmed with student loans and other debt, today’s younger car shoppers are looking for a different type of vehicle than other generations did at their age. With that being said, millennials are projected to account for as much as 40 percent of car purchases by 2020. Therefore, it is important for this generation to take the car buying process seriously. In many ways, it should be taken as seriously as looking for a job. In this vein, here are a few tips to consider when purchasing a new vehicle. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2014 by

6 Ways You’re Going to Trash Your Laptop at College

A shot of a college student carrying a laptop on campus

A shot of a college student carrying a laptop on campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College can be a great experience—striking out on your own, experiencing life and making new friends, accumulating knowledge and skills that will help you succeed for the rest of your life. And, the high accessibility of technology has made it easier than ever to get done what you need to get done with your school work so that you can go out and have fun. Laptops, tablets and smartphones have allowed students to be able to bring their school with them wherever they go, allowing for research anytime as well as immediate communication through software like Facebook and Skype.

With increased flexibility, and mobility comes an increase in potential for accidents with your technology as well. It used to be that everything was done on paper and kept safe in your room or dorm, and if you needed a computer you went to the computer lab which would allow you to work, store, and print your documents with ease. The influx of laptops into the college world has introduced new variables to common scenarios that you need to be aware of and watch out for. (more…)

Posted April 23, 2014 by

Internship Finder, 3 Ways to Make Sure Your Devices are Safe at Work

For an internship finder, protecting what is yours is important in a competitive environment.  Learn three ways to keep your devices safe at work in the following post.

Featured: Featured This is a guest post by Anna Hicks. A few weeks ago, we talked about how — in today’s internship and entry level world — it is common for employees to have to share everything in a workspace. Shared space set-ups and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments can have

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Posted May 31, 2013 by

Is There Social Media Privacy on Your Entry Level Job?

Does your employer require access to your social media passwords at your entry level job?  The following post discusses whether or not he or she should be allowed to do so.

Everyone will expect to protect their privacy while using social media networks like Facebook and Twitter. It is a common expectation that people’s right to speech and religion are respected while they use social media outlets. In America, no one needs to provide their confidential information like passwords as a condition of employment. Social media is predominantly

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Does Your Boss Have Right to Access Your Social Media Password?

Posted January 04, 2013 by

3 Things to Do During Your Student Loan Grace Period

CollegeRecruiter.comHow can you prepare to pay back your student loans before they are due?  Here is some advice in the following post.

Your student loan grace period is a set amount of time after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment, but before you must begin repayment on your loan. The grace period gives you time to get financially settled and to select your repayment plan. Not all federal student loans have a grace period. Note that for many loans, interest will accrue during your grace period.

Here are three things you can do during your grace period to prepare for repayment:

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3 Things to Do During Your Student Loan Grace Period