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Posted June 11, 2015 by

Tips for Dressing Right at Your Next Job Interview

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Businesswoman ready to handshake on a white isolated background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’ve prepared for your job interview mentally and academically, but have you done your fashion research? Don’t let your choice of wardrobe for your interview negatively influence all the other positives you have in place. What will work best for your interview varies with each company. Before deciding what to wear to your interview, look into the every day dress code at that company. Then, choose apparel that is a step up from their everyday attire. It is just as important not to seem over-dressed for a casual work environment as it is to dress to impress in a more formal environment. This article will help show you what to wear and what not to wear to a job interview. We will also highlight how important your interview outfit can be. (more…)

Posted June 24, 2014 by

College Students, 7 Ways Your Jobs as Interns are Different than Your Experience in Class

For college students with jobs as interns, their expectations will vary in the workplace versus in the classroom.  Learn seven differences between these environments in the following post.

As many begin their internships and dive into the work, they quickly discover that their expectations were a little off. From what you must wear, to the demonstration of your work ethic, and all the way to how deadlines are perceived in the workplace… they are surprised how different the internship learning

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Posted August 01, 2013 by

10 Things You Should Negotiate Other Than Salary

Sara Sutton Fell

Sara Sutton Fell, Salary.com contributing writer

You’ve gone through several rounds of interviews and have finally landed the job of your dreams. The problem is; your dream job doesn’t come with a dream salary.

But before you pass on the position, there are many non-salary benefits that you can negotiate. Combined, they might make your potential position seem quite palatable. The good news is these benefits come at a low — or no — cost to your company. Here are the top ten benefits that you can and should ask for during the negotiation process. (more…)

Posted May 13, 2013 by

How do You Make a Major Career Change?

"Your New Career" black and white sign, with blue sky and clouds

“Your New Career” black and white sign, with blue sky and clouds. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A major career change can be inspired from a number of different possibilities. Maybe you’re not making enough money to live comfortably, or maybe your work absorbs so much of your time you never get to see your family. The reasons as to why could be endless; leading to various points of view differing from one individual to another. This is about how to make it happen should you be one of these individuals. Take a few things into consideration: (more…)