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Posted February 27, 2015 by

Considerations for Your Next Move (How It Can Affect Your Career)

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While it is true that it is still pretty early in the school year for most college students, those finals and the last days of the school year are just around the corner. It is easy to plan out how you will address the class requirements, but sometimes the other aspects of life are missed or not given as much attention and you may find yourself “throwing it together” when faced with projects at the end of the year.

One of those areas is the dorm room or suite that you have occupied and that you won’t be needing in the summer. Even if you have already graduated (congratulations!), you may not have found that next place to live, or if you have, you may be wondering if this is your final destination. Speaking from experience, that choice of where to live can sometimes change a few times in life, especially as it relates to jobs! (more…)

Posted January 29, 2015 by

How to Prepare for the Start of the College Year

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Happy female college student. Isolated on white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you’re a returning student or about to embark on your freshman year of education, how you prepare before the academic year starts can have a big impact on your productivity throughout the term. Below you’ll find three tips for helping you get ready to go back to school. (more…)

Posted September 11, 2014 by

Cisco Certification: Smart Strategies for Getting Your CCNA

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Information technology concept. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Cisco Certified Network Associate certification (CCNA) is considered to be one of the most well-regarded associate-level certification credentials in the information technology arena. Obtaining the CCNA adds to the appeal of candidates, especially for small and mid-sized companies that may be unable to meet the salary demands of candidates holding Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) accreditation. The CCNA also provides a solid foundation for the more advanced Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certificate. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

Working Entry Level Jobs that are Nocturnal? 6 Tips to Help You Make it Through

Young professionals and others who work entry level jobs at night can get six tips on how to survive them in the following post.

You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay

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Posted August 28, 2014 by

Should students work while studying?

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Job or education directions on a metal signpost. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Should a student get a job and work whilst studying? Here are a few arguments for and a few against. The issue isn’t really a cut and dry, black and white one. For example, a student taking programming courses should certainly get a job if he or she can manage his or her schedule so that no sleep is lost (it is difficult to program when tired). On the other hand, a student taking a medical or veterinary course should definitely not get a job because there is scarcely enough time to get the studying done and fit in some sleep. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Would You Like Jobs with Flexible Work Schedules? Here are Some Benefits

Flexible work schedules could be one factor recent college graduates consider when searching for jobs.  The following post shares some benefits of this style of working.

In the business world today, it is no longer necessary to punch the clock in the office or follow the 9-5 principle to be successful and productive. Flexible scheduling is one of the most important employee benefits. Not only employees want it there are quite a few who are negotiating flexible working before accepting the job

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

One Reflection of What Business School is Like

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Group of students in business school. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For anyone considering going to business school, one student shares what his experience has been like so far in the following post.

I recently completed my first year at Booth and felt compelled to share my experiences and advice through a follow-up post to: To Anyone Considering an MBA (more…)

Posted July 21, 2014 by

Entry Level Job Seekers, 5 Factors to Manage Your Time Wisely

So, you say you want an entry level job, right?  Well, how much effort are you putting into it?  To be more productive in your job search, learn five factors that will help you manage your time wisely in the following post.

During your job search, it’s important to manage your time wisely. The more organized you are, the faster your chances are of finding the right job and the right job finding you. The added benefit is that the less time you spend looking for a job, the less frustrated you will become. Use your time wisely by having these questions

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

Trying to Find an Internship or Job this Summer? 4 Ways to Get Your Search Going

If you are still trying to find an internship or job this summer, the following post has four tips to help move your search along.

We’ve always been told that searching for a job during the summer months is a bad idea. Luckily for you, that is just a myth! So grab a cold one, go outside, break out the BBQ… and have some fun job hunting! Here are four tips sure to help you heat up your summer job search

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Posted June 24, 2014 by

Different Kinds of Online Learning Experiences

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Computer keyboard with blue button for Online learning. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The choice to earn an education online has become a common one for many students of all ages. The main attractive features include a smaller price tag, the flexibility of the schedule, especially for those who are working and going to school, and the ability to attend a college or university in any location regardless of where the student lives.

However, different schools and programs feature different kinds of online platforms. Here we explore a few different types of e-learning so that you can make the most informed decision. (more…)