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Posted June 18, 2015 by

Amazing Reasons to Become a Motivational Speaker

Trust me, you can do it! Man with a microphone is delivering a motivational speech

Trust me, you can do it! Man with a microphone is delivering a motivational speech. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Having a career as a motivational speaker can be incredibly rewarding. You can help others through tough situations, teach others, acquire financial stability, and even learn throughout the entire process. You can also inspire others to find passions similar to yourself, and breed a whole new generation of people with a hunger for learning. If you believe that you have a gift that could give others something positive in their life, then you may want to consider how beneficial a career as a motivational speaker could be. (more…)

Posted February 02, 2015 by

Keep calm and go to college!

Young adult college student filling application form for master degree in library. Vertical shape, rear view, selective focus, head and shoulders

Young adult college student filling application form for master degree in library. Vertical shape, rear view, selective focus, head and shoulders. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Spending sleepless nights just because you can’t get rid of the thoughts about applying for colleges or having tough time deciding for options? Obviously, choosing a college and then applying is quite a tricky and nerve-wracking experience but we need to be composed throughout the procedure as panicking will just make the situation worse and we will end up making bad choices.

Follow some easy steps to keep this stress a mile away and to go through this procedure smoothly. (more…)

Posted October 28, 2014 by

The Job Search Episode I Social Media, Social Sleuthing, and the Force

Not too long ago in the job search universe…

It is a period of great change and uncertainty. Job searchers, graduating from prestigious universities, have been given the task of locating a job when the current unemployment rate of the US is 5.9%.

Before the search commenced, job searchers discovered a method to increase the likelihood of job search success, SOCIAL MEDIA; digital platforms that have helped “1 out of 6 job seekers” locate careers.

Competing for a few positions in their chosen fields, The Job Searchers race to Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, social platforms that can help them connect with businesses and allow them to land that dream job with the following methods… (more…)

Posted September 19, 2014 by

4 Techniques to Develop Outstanding Admission Application

Portrait of young man filling in application form

Portrait of young man filling in application form. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

After completing college, students enrol in a university to earn a degree. But to fulfil this dream, a student needs to struggle hard in college years to achieve good grades that allow them to secure admission at any college. For this purpose, students need to develop a top notch university application to get admission. The good news is that there are some ways through which you can develop a quality admission application. If you are a recent college graduate and want to enrol in a university, then you should read the information shared below to increase your chances of getting admission. (more…)

Posted September 08, 2014 by

What Does Body Language Say about People?

While we might not realize it, our body language plays a role in how people look at us.  The following post includes an infographic that can help us understand body language and can benefit job seekers during interviews or when networking. (more…)

Posted September 08, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Words You Should Not Use in Your Job Search

For people searching for entry level jobs, make sure you’re careful of the language you use.  Learn 10 words not to use for your job search in the following post.

Imagine you’ve found the job of your dreams. You tailored your cover letter and resume perfectly. Your application was impeccable. The phone rings. An interview! You do all the right research. You prepare all the right answers, and questions. Your dress is perfectly aligned with the culture. You nailed it! After the interview, however: weeks go by and

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Ways to be Concise

When reading resumes for entry level jobs, employers and recruiters don’t want their time to be wasted.  In the following post, learn some tips to be concise during the process of writing your resume.

According to a CareerBuilder survey, one in six hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less reviewing resumes. So when we write our resumes, there is intense pressure to “sound good.” We use big or fancy words that will make their resume sound professional and well-written. We fill the resume with buzzwords and cliches. And

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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Entry Level Job Seekers, Don’t Damage Your Personal Brand by Misspelling These 10 Words

Entry level job seekers looking to make the right first impression in their job searches must avoid misspelling these 10 words from an infographic in the following post.

A fun post that will (hopefully) make you smile on a Monday morning? Yes. At the same time, this infographic from The Oatmeal is a reminder of some all-too-common typos we (almost all of us!) overlook, every day. And ones recruiters will tell you that they see

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

Your Dream Entry Level Job Might be All in the Words

To land the entry level job of your dreams, think about the words you’re using in your job search.  Learn more from an infographic in the following post.

As we all learn in grammar school: words can hurt. This is especially true for job seekers. The right words will impress a recruiter or hiring manager enough to offer you an interview. The wrong words not only hurt your personal brand, they can cost you that interview…

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

Preparing for an Entry Level Job Interview? What You Should and Should Not Do

So, now it’s time to prepare for your entry level job interview.  What should you do and not do?  Check out a helpful infographic in the following post to find out.

The dreaded job interview… nerves, anxiety, anticipation. And far too often… failure. What if you took a different approach? What if you were so well prepared that you actually looked forward to the one-on-one meeting? What if you walked in with so much confidence that the recruiter couldn’t help but consider you a top candidate,

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