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2 Fields Desperate for New Professionals

2 Fields Desperate for New Professionals

Teaching and dentistry are fields wayward graduates may want to consider. While the economic recession has left the nation with the impression of a saturated job market, these two professions may very well be heading toward a crisis of underemployment, thanks to a rate of retirement that’s outpacing younger employees’ interest. The teaching crisis Some [...]

December 4, 2013 More
Benefits of securing an internship at your school

Benefits of securing an internship at your school

As a college student, come internship-heavy seasons like the summer or winter break, you probably don’t want to hang around your school.

December 2, 2013 More
Top 4 ways to stay ahead of the curve in your undergraduate classes

Top 4 ways to stay ahead of the curve in your undergraduate classes

While hardly secrets of success, you’d be surprised how often students ignore these four obvious ways to stay ahead of the curve.

November 26, 2013 More
The new hire's practical guide to sticking with a company

The new hire’s practical guide to sticking with a company

Does your resume look more like an airline pilot’s monthly itinerary? If so, you might have some job hopping problems.

November 19, 2013 More
Grad school and social media: How Twitter and Facebook can help you get in and succeed

Grad school and social media: How Twitter and Facebook can help you get in and succeed

According to a Pew Research Center poll from 2013, 67 percent of all adults use Facebook. Chances are, the lower the age of the adult, the higher the individual chance of his or her using social media. Twitter use is close behind Facebook, with a ton of users – many of whom are recent college graduates or [...]

November 13, 2013 More
5 lackluster majors for jobs after college - and the careers you can land with them

5 ‘lackluster’ majors for jobs after college – and the careers you can land with them

Contrary to popular belief, pursuing drama in school isn’t in and of itself going to end with you penniless and destitute on the street.

November 11, 2013 More
10 ways grad school is different than college

10 ways grad school is different than college

Thinking of heading off to graduate school? Many college graduates are left wondering whether more education might be the right step for them. But before you dedicate yourself to taking the GRE and applying to a slew of grad programs, take a moment to consider what grad school really is. Sure, you just came from [...]

November 6, 2013 More
5 core tips for getting by in grad school

5 core tips for getting by in grad school

For a lot of students, grad school is kind of like a mythical beast that they’d rather put off conquering until next year.

November 4, 2013 More
Instead of interpreting body language and replaying the interview endlessly in your mind, make it a point to be sure that you and your interviewer remain on the same page, with these six tips.

6 Ways to Save an Awkward Interview

Instead of interpreting body language and replaying the interview endlessly in your mind, make it a point to be sure that you and your interviewer remain on the same page.

October 31, 2013 More
15 job short and sweet job search tips

15 short and sweet job search tips

If you’re in the job hunting game and need some advice but don’t want to waste time, consider these 15 tips.

October 28, 2013 More
7 signs that you’re ready for graduate school

7 signs that you’re ready for graduate school

Grad school has increasingly become the butt of jokes recently. Amid the financial turmoil starting in 2008, plenty of recent and not-so-recent graduates with bachelor’s degrees ran to grad school in order to avoid the job market for several years and hopefully emerge more employable than ever. But grad school isn’t a joke – it’s [...]

October 23, 2013 More
Find an internship in 5 easy steps

Find an internship in 5 easy steps

Follow these five steps to find your path to a better internship.

October 21, 2013 More
Equip yourself for your new job: Shopping tips, accessories and organization

Equip yourself for your new job: Shopping tips, accessories and organization

Remember when you were a kid and went back-to-school shopping with your parents? Well, those days are long gone – but that doesn’t stop plenty of people from doing new job shopping. Understand one thing upfront: There’s no need to go shopping for your new job. However, there are some essentials you should have. Whether [...]

October 16, 2013 More
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
What are the best cities for internships? - Part two

What are the best cities for internships? – Part two

Simply put, cities are best for internships – they’re stacked with Fortune 500 veterans, non-profit organizations and plenty of skyrocketing young startups that could be the next Google.

October 10, 2013 More