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Breaking into publishing: How to make your way into this highly competitive industry

Breaking into publishing: How to make your way into this highly competitive industry

Not everyone who adores literature dreams of being the next Stephen King, J.D. Salinger or J.K. Rowling – many of them just want to aid writers in their craft and help the deserving voices find a podium.

October 14, 2013 More
How hard and soft skills can net you the job you want

How hard and soft skills can net you the job you want

Many hiring managers and recruiters tend to break down down job candidates into a series of hard and soft skills.

October 1, 2013 More
The job outlook for graduates: Not great but getting better?

The job outlook for graduates: Not great but getting better

As of August, The Wall Street Journal reported that it’s easier for unemployed workers to find work, but those positions aren’t exactly premium entry level positions.

September 26, 2013 More
Making it in film: Tips for getting noticed in one of America's toughest industries, Hollywood

Making it in film: Tips for getting noticed in Hollywood

If you’re looking for tips for getting your foot in the door of the movie business, you’ve come to the right place.

September 24, 2013 More
How much of a Millennial are you – and what does that mean?

How much of a Millennial are you – and what does that mean?

“Millennial” wasn’t a word you heard all that often just a few years ago. Less and less often referred to as Generation Y, Millennials are the group of young people born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Sometimes referred to as the Echo Boomers, Millennials are the product of the spike in births [...]

September 18, 2013 More
5 mobile apps for every kind of job seeker

5 mobile apps for every kind of job seeker

Mobile job searching is booming. In numerical shorthand, Business Insider offered these growth stats on a few smartphone apps that are exploding on the marketplace. In early 2013, a startup app called Proven, which lets users apply for Craigslist and Indeed.com job postings via smartphone, was downloaded about 18,000 times in one month alone. Other, [...]

September 11, 2013 More
Why getting to know your professor is always a good idea

Why getting to know your professor is always a good idea

Most college courses these days are lectures, which means you don’t get much face time with your professor.

September 9, 2013 More
Keeping your dorm room clean and organized - without mom's help

Keeping your dorm room clean and organized – without mom’s help

You did it! You’re in college! You’re free! Now the first order of business, before you get down to partying and studying, is to make sure your dorm room is clean and organized.

September 5, 2013 More
How to groom your Facebook page when applying for a job

How to groom your Facebook page when applying for a job

It’s a fact of modern business that employers check the Facebook pages of potential employees.

September 3, 2013 More
Seek out a job with workplace flexibility

Seek out a job with workplace flexibility

Workplace flexibility promotes better work-life balance, lets employees spend more time with their families or be responsible parents, increases retention, advocates a good office culture, can increase productivity and allows employees a schedule with room for exercise and other healthy lifestyle choices.

August 29, 2013 More
The good, the bad and the ugly: workplace movies to inspire and commiserate

The good, the bad and the ugly: Workplace movies to inspire and commiserate

You’re young, looking for a job or maybe hoping to find a different one, and after a stressful day, all you want to do is kick back in your apartment and put on a movie. Why not a job-centric film?

August 22, 2013 More
Finding a satisfying and rewarding job may be easier than it seems

Finding a satisfying and rewarding job may be easier than it seems

When you’re young, the idea of being an adult in an unsatisfying career cliche can seem like an impossibility. It’s easy to make the assumption that once you graduate, you’ll find that niche employment that satisfies all your career-oriented needs! Except, once you approach senior year and need to start considering job hunting or continuing your [...]

August 21, 2013 More
A computer could reject your resume: 4 tips to avoid that fate

A computer could reject your resume: 4 tips to avoid that fate

Being rejected by a dream job is bad enough, but the fact that a computer could have tossed out your resume and not a living, breathing human is even worse.

August 20, 2013 More
3 ways office culture can benefit or hurt your company

3 ways office culture can benefit or hurt your company

It may seem strange to apply as sociological a sounding phrase as cultural environment to an office, but this is a huge point of interest to job candidates.

August 18, 2013 More
6 tips for scoring a job soon after – or even before – you move

6 tips for scoring a job soon after – or even before – you move

Nothing throws off the easy, everyday comfort of routine quite like moving. As exciting and enervating as relocating to a new city or location can be, it’s also supremely stressful – especially when you’re thrown back into the process of looking for a new job.  Work is hard to come by, so a lot of [...]

August 14, 2013 More

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