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Posted September 29, 2014 by

3 Tips For Writing A Grad School Essay

Portrait of a serious young student writing an essay in a library

Portrait of a serious young student writing an essay in a library. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Applying to graduate school can be a stressful process, and one reason is that it can get personal. Once you’ve completed your undergraduate education, your transcript isn’t going to change—from a numbers perspective, you’ve done your job. But when applying to grad schools, you’re faced with the tricky task of framing that job while presenting yourself and demonstrating your accomplishments in the most appealing way possible.

In this process, one of the biggest chances applicants have to express themselves is in personal statements and essays. They vary in nature depending on the program one is applying for, but they’re almost always present in some capacity. Here are a few tips on how to best represent yourself in these essays. (more…)

Posted September 03, 2014 by

Identify the three secrets of success of an employee

Businesspeople holding white papers in the office that spell Success

Business team holding white papers in the office that spell Success. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Doing things right is not enough to be a model worker, the boss should give more to the company.

Many might think that simply by performing the tasks assigned by his superior, be punctual with work schedules and meet the standards set by the company to be a good employee. Indeed, this concept is not bad. However, if you just want to stand out from their peers and become a future leader in your organization, there are other factors to be taken into account to get your chairman.

As reported in the specialized digital -Issues Management expert Duane Dike, COO Disneyland in California and responsible for managing the hundreds of talented artists in this show, there is a triangle of factors for a leader to develop its functions effectively, and be an example among the rest of their counterparts. (more…)

Posted August 11, 2014 by

10 Best Questions a Recent Graduate Can Ask a Mentor While Searching for Jobs

If you are a recent graduate searching for jobs, having a mentor can provide some guidance for your career.  Here are the 10 best questions to ask a mentor, according to the following post.

You finally gathered up enough courage to ask a mentor, or potential mentor, for a cup of coffee. The pressure is mounting. You’re sweating, a lot; there aren’t enough Starbucks napkins in the world to dry your palms. And just when you think you have enough time to hit the

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

7 Qualities of College Students Who Will Find Jobs After Graduation

For college students looking to land jobs after graduation, having these seven qualities in the following post can boost their chances.

It’s summer. The time of year when recent college graduates frantically search for jobs in an economy still struggling; a scary time for many. And yet, there are a select few who are rising to the top of the job search heap. This group of college graduates are the college seniors who’ve

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

You Should Be Using This Job Interview Technique

Anna Crowe

Anna Crowe

Every recent college grad is looking to bring home the bacon, but first you need a strategy for a winning job interview. If you’re looking to land your first big gig, you need to approach each interview with a game plan and fearlessness.

You need to come armed and ready with a powerful first impression, but how? It’s simple: tell your story.

Here are my tips for narrating the perfect story: (more…)

Posted April 14, 2014 by

Haven’t Found Jobs for Recent College Graduates Yet? 9 Ways to Advance Your Career by Volunteering

While many soon to be college graduates may not have found jobs for recent college graduates, that doesn’t mean they cannot get some worthwhile experience in the mean time.  The following post shares nine ways to advance your career by volunteering.

Volunteering is a mutually beneficial opportunity; a chance to help the greater good, while providing you with great self-reward. What you might not know is that volunteering is well worth your time and effort in order to advance in your career, or transition into a new one. Consider the reasons why

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Posted April 11, 2014 by

Breaking through an HR position: The three most important interview questions you ought to know

 

A job as HR professional is one of most respected and of importance in an organization.  They are in charge of some vital tasks such as identifying and hiring new talent for the company, and coordinating between the management and the employees. If you are studying human resource management and are looking to make a career in this field then you better go through this post which is rich with the things you need to know for your first interview. (more…)

Posted April 09, 2014 by

Entry Level Job Interview Coming Up? 13 Tips to Get the Position You Want

If you have an interview for an entry level job coming up, check out 13 tips to help you get the position you want in the following post.

You’ve worked hard on your resume, and you finally networked your way to the right person. This is your chance: you’ve got an interview! What now? Wing it and hope for the best? Google for interview tips—and end up with the same template as everyone else? No, you’re smarter than that—and you need to stand out from the crowd.

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Posted April 07, 2014 by

Grads, Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Challenging Questions You Should Prepare For

College graduates preparing to interview for entry level jobs should prepare for these seven challenging questions in the following post.

You just got the call… you have a job interview! The hiring manager obviously thinks you could be a good fit for the position and the company; they want to meet and learn more about you, your qualifications and your career goals. Now comes the time to prepare! And there is no better

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

The #1 Way To Prove You’re The Best Fit For The Job

Ryan Niessen

Ryan Niessen

Imagine this: you walk confidently and calmly into your big job interview…

This is the one you want… and you came prepared.

You sit down across from your interviewer, and exchange the normal pleasantries. They ask you some normal, day-to-day questions, and you respond with energy… all the while remaining conscious of your posture and body language.

Knowing that there are lots of other viable candidates out there, you decided to think outside the box and literally prove that you’re the best fit for the job. (more…)