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Posted June 29, 2015 by

Four reasons why four years of college are the best part of your life

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Portrait of happy college students studying on bench at campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

College education and life is one experience that no student or individual per say should really not have gone through. College, besides a transition phase from your late childhood or teenage to early adulthood, is also a place where you find some of the best moments of your life. It is the time when you start to look after your own self, stop relying on your parents and learn the realities of life in a soft manner. After college, usually hardships and struggles await you; so quite literally, college is also the best part of your age and life. (more…)

Posted June 26, 2015 by

Negotiate your Salary Like A (and With the) Boss

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Justin Ethington of Your Worth Salary Calculator

Most people shy away from confrontation with good reason. But avoiding confrontation doesn’t mean you can’t negotiate your salary like a boss. Here are the 6 main negotiation strategies for maximizing your salary without being disagreeable.

1. Don’t reveal your target salary too soon. Avoid disclosing your salary expectations until you know you’re a finalist for the job. Delaying the answer without upsetting your potential employer requires timing and diplomacy. To put off answering the salary expectation question, you’ll need your own personalized statement explaining your reasons. Practice this phrase so it sounds natural and friendly. It may save you thousands. Your employer should make the first offer salvo. (more…)

Posted February 12, 2015 by

How Getting A Master’s Helps Your Image With Employers

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Happy business people talking on meeting at office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When almost everyone in the skilled job market presents resumes with experience and bachelor’s degrees, they all blend in and no one really stands out. Finding the right avenue to pursue to get your dream job will take effort and it’s usually enough to help a candidate land a job, but going further and obtaining a master’s degree improves prospective employee’s images with potential employers. Take a look at some ways a master’s degree can show that you are more capable and willing to grow. (more…)

Posted September 16, 2014 by

College Graduates, Desire to be Better Professionals on Your Jobs? 35 Ways to Improve Yourselves

To be better professionals on their jobs, college graduates can do any of these 35 things in the following post.

We live fast-paced lives; our careers are certainly no different. Sometimes it can be difficult to stop for a moment to think about professional development. The reality is, though, that by choosing one area improvement to focus on at a time, we can become better versions of ourselves – and better

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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Survey Shows Most of the Class of 2014 Feel Confident about Landing Jobs

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Class of 2014 image in gold with graduation cap. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It seems that most graduates in the class of 2014 are confident that they will get jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Achievers, the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™, and ConnectEDU, a technology company connecting education to careers, announced earlier this year the results of the “Class of 2014” survey, revealing what recent graduates expect of the workplace and what companies in search of new talent should expect from them. (more…)

Posted August 12, 2014 by

College Students, Finishing Up Your Summer Jobs and Want to Enhance Your Resumes? Follow These 13 Tips

Once college students finish their summer jobs, they may want to update their resumes.  The following post has 13 resume tips to do the trick.

Featured: Featured Summer internships are wrapping up and it’s time to head back to school. Don’t just give yourself a makeover for the fall – give your resume a makeover as well as you add your new experience! I’ve been chatting with some of our Campus Ambassadors about resume

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Posted August 01, 2014 by

3 Tips for College Graduates to Sell Themselves into their Dream Jobs

In order to land their dream jobs, college graduates should focus on selling themselves to employers.  The following post shares three tips that can help.

When searching for jobs, what is the most important career skill you can have? No matter the company or the occupation, the ability to sell yourself is key among all other attributes! In an interview, you are tasked with convincing a recruiter that you, amid all other applicants, are the

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, College Graduates? 3 Situations You Might Face and How to Respond

There is a chance that college graduates interviewing for jobs might face three situations.  Learn what they are and how to respond to them in the following post.

Once the interview is over and you’ve landed the job, it’s smooth sailing from here on out, right? Not exactly. If your job includes communicating with clients and closing deals, you’ll have to go through the job interview process over and over again. Luckily, you can translate the skills that got you in the door to help your sales

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

College Students, Are Your Jobs as Interns Off to a Rocky Start? 7 Signs Your Internship Won’t be a Success

After a little time, college students with jobs as interns can probably tell whether or not if they will have a good experience.  In the following post, learn seven signs that an internship will not be successful.

Today’s workforce practically requires every college student to gain professional experience before landing an entry-level job. And one of the best options for college students to gain that experience: internships. But what if that internship is less than satisfactory? What if what looked good on paper, isn’t so good in real life?

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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Summer Internship Finder, 6 Tips for Success in Your New Position

If you are a summer internship finder preparing to start your new position, check out six tips in the following post to help you achieve success.

Often I think back to an internship experience I had last summer. I remember the projects I worked on, the day-to-day processes I learned and improved, and why I felt summer internships were a good experience for me, and for my career. How was I able to turn a low-key internship into one of the most

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