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Unpaid internships: Are they worth it?

Unpaid internships: Are they worth your time?

Breaking into the professional working world can be an arduous task as a college student.

May 23, 2014 More
Online mistakes that are ruining your networking potential

Online mistakes that are ruining your networking potential

Every post on Twitter about your current job, each status about political opinions on Facebook – all of it is free to see once it hits the Web. Unfortunately, this kind of conduct is also available for recruiters and hiring managers to view at the touch of a button.

April 30, 2014 More
When to turn down a job offer

When to turn down a job offer

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April 24, 2014 More
How to improve communication skills in time for an interview

How to improve communication skills in time for an interview

As the number of college graduate jobs begins to grow, so too does the quality of potential applicants.

April 22, 2014 More
Five ways you should never describe yourself

5 ways you should never describe yourself in job interviews

When it comes to interviews and resume advice, one of the hardest topics to handle is self-description.

April 17, 2014 More
3 resume gray areas and the lessons they offer

3 resume gray areas and the lessons they offer

Industry experts seem to be calling for the death of the traditional resume in the 21st century.

April 10, 2014 More
4 kinds of questions you should ask in an interview

4 kinds of questions you should ask in an interview

Interviews are your opportunity to make an impression.

April 3, 2014 More
We know that it's critical not to include misspellings and grammatical errors on your resume, but those aren't the only flaws that can tarnish the page.

6 tips for fixing a flawed resume

We know that it’s critical not to include misspellings and grammatical errors on your resume, but those aren’t the only flaws that can tarnish the page.

April 1, 2014 More
If you had an interview and are waiting weeks for the callback, here are some things to consider if you're afraid that your performance during the interview was less than stellar.

5 reasons why you may not have made the cut

If you had an interview and are waiting weeks for the callback, here are some things to consider if you’re afraid that your performance during the interview was less than stellar.

March 27, 2014 More
Art and sales: 2 approaches to competitive jobs

Art and sales: 2 ways to approach competitive jobs

It’s a fact of life: some dream jobs are more difficult to pursue than others.

March 25, 2014 More
The relationship you establish with your recruiter is important and here are a few don'ts (and their alternatives) when it comes to communicating with him or her.

Top 6 don’ts when dealing with recruiters

The relationship you establish with your recruiter is important, and here are a six don’ts (and their alternatives) when it comes to communicating with him or her.

March 19, 2014 More
Creating a leadership role for yourself at school

Creating a leadership role for yourself at school

There’s no better time than your undergrad years to start to establish various leadership habits and garner some managerial positions to add to your resume.

March 12, 2014 More
How to land the internship you want

How to land the internship you want

In this day and age, simply earning a degree doesn’t always get you the career you want right away.

March 6, 2014 More
Last-minute interview preparations to consider

Last-minute interview preparations to consider

While most of your interview preparation for premium entry level jobs and paid internships should be done days in advance of your meeting, you’ll no doubt want to ready yourself a bit right before you walk through the office front door.

March 4, 2014 More
Surprising realities of the current job market

Surprising realities of the current job market

As you begin applying for premium entry level jobs and paid internships in your field, you may be confused that many of your expectations about the hiring process are wrong.

February 27, 2014 More