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Quick tips and advice for getting to know your professor

Quick tips and advice for getting to know your professor

For many students, the idea of trying to get to know their professor outside of the lecture hall is tantamount to befriending a wild, carnivorous animal.

April 30, 2013 More
Why falling asleep in class is a terrible idea, and how to avoid it

Why falling asleep in class is a terrible idea, and how to avoid it

It should go without saying, but falling asleep in class during college is a very, very bad idea.

April 29, 2013 More
What candidates want most from your application process

What candidates want most from your application process

While applicants shouldn’t be demanding things of your company or your HR team, a little care and attention can go a long way. Consider improving your recruitment pipeline by being keeping these points in mind.

April 26, 2013 More
Tips for pretending you don't have an annoying roommate

Tips for pretending you don’t have an annoying roommate

College can be one of the most enjoyable and liberating experiences in your life – which is why having a terrible roommate can be a real drag.

April 26, 2013 More
When it comes to the job hunt, timing is everything

When it comes to the job hunt, timing is everything

As you get deeper into your postgraduate search for premium entry level jobs and paid internships, you may discover that you can make a lot of progress one week, and then not hear back about anything the next.

April 25, 2013 More
Staying on top of student loans during your job search

Staying on top of student loans during your job search

You’ve graduated college and are looking forward to grabbing one of those great jobs that companies looking to hire graduates must be offering – except that’s not always the case.

April 23, 2013 More
Three things employers don't want to see on your resume

Three things employers don’t want to see on your resume

One task you’re sure to do over and over again during college is groom your resume.

April 23, 2013 More
Study abroad benefits for your resume

Study abroad benefits for your resume

Study abroad will help you mature and grow as a human being, giving you months of memorable experiences you’ll be looking back on for decades to come.

April 22, 2013 More
Deciding whether or not to take the job

Deciding whether or not to take the job

As the economy slowly improves and your job prospects finally start to seem less bleak, you’ll be surprised at the number of opportunities that might come your way.

April 19, 2013 More
Four questions to never ask during an interview

Four questions to never ask during an interview

In every job interview there comes a moment where the interviewer asks, point-blank, “Any questions?” You should have one or two, but none of them should be these.

April 18, 2013 More
Three major job benefits that could outweigh salary

Three major job benefits that could outweigh salary

When you’re a candidate looking at jobs opportunities, there tends to be just one number that you really want to know from each potential employer – salary.

April 17, 2013 More
Mobile and social media change the way graduates job hunt

Mobile and social media change the way graduates job hunt

The title of a recent Wall Street Journal story made an attention-grabbing statement: the new resume isn’t one page, it’s 140 characters. But this is more than just a bid for readers’ curiosity, the WSJ’s point is valid and being backed by more news stories and HR experts around the web – social media is [...]

April 17, 2013 More
What small psychological effects influence interviewers on a regular basis?

What small psychological effects influence interviewers on a regular basis?

It’s not surprising that the minutiae of our daily lives can impact how we feel during an interview. After all, no one can be utterly objective all the time, but we strive to be fair, especially when looking to hire graduates and other candidates for entry level jobs.

April 17, 2013 More
Three great internships for theater and drama majors

Three great internships for theater and drama majors

Theater kids have it tough. Not only are they usually the butts of any joke about bachelor of arts degrees (even the fine arts and literature kids get off easier), but these graduates are entering one of the most competitive and difficult fields out that.

April 16, 2013 More
Accessorize your resume with these high-tech trends

Accessorize your resume with these high-tech trends

Resumes aren’t exactly an internet-age phenomenon.

April 15, 2013 More