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    Are College Professors Intruding on Students' Facebook Accounts?

    Are College Professors Intruding on Students' Facebook Accounts?
    Nov. 2--College professors who want their students to be engaged and informed are turning to social networking sites to stay connected. "I find it's easier for me to distribute the information where they are. And where they are is Facebook," said Rebecca Wood, a political science professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Wood is UNLV's prelaw adviser and counsels ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Cool Holiday Jobs

    Cool Holiday Jobs
    Working in retail doesn't necessarily mean that every day is the same. If you're looking to add some excitement to your retail career or earn some extra cash with an out-of-the-ordinary job, there are plenty of seasonal opportunities that go beyond ringing cash registers and stocking shelves. While all positions are not the same, consider one of the following cool temporary ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +8
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    GameStop Announces Plans to Hire More Than 15,000 Part-Time Seasonal Game Advisors for Fall 2009

    GameStop Announces Plans to Hire More Than 15,000 Part-Time Seasonal Game Advisors for Fall 2009
    GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer, announced it is planning to hire approximately 15,000 seasonal part-time game advisors between now and Dec. 24, 2009, to fill open positions at its 4,300 stores in the United States. This number will increase the company's total headcount by approximately 46 percent and the in-store game advisor headcount by ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Three Reasons Green Jobs Are Back

    Three Reasons Green Jobs Are Back
    1) Federal Stimulus injection of over $1bn. This, coupled with private efforts like Khosla’s $1bn+ fund are stimulation innovation across the board. 2) Return to Corporate Values Industry leaders agree that green is good: for brands, for economies of efficiency, and for shareholders. Jobs in the CSR and environmental fields are blossoming at every level and location across corporate America — ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Top 10 Athletes Who Should Have Hired a Good Accountant

    Everyone could use a good accountant to help them navigate the world of finance and taxation, but perhaps no segment of the population is in greater need of good money advice than professional athletes. Several pro jocks pull in more than your average CEO, but with a caveat many of them forget or ignore: athletes' careers last ten to fifteen ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Study: Some Student Aid Out of Reach

    Study: Some Student Aid Out of Reach
    Study: Some student aid out of reach More than 20 percent of community college students in Virginia do not have access to federal loans, according to a national study. [widget:finance_quiz] The report by the Project on Student Debt found that one in 10 community college students in the United States are barred from financing their education with federal loans, considered the ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: -3
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    Students and Grads: Get Entry-Level Skills, Get Savvy - Part I

    Students and Grads: Get Entry-Level Skills, Get Savvy - Part I
    The prophet Napoleon Dynamite once expounded upon the importance of having skills: “You know, like nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills…” He’s concerned about his chances of getting a date, but the same basically holds true for finding jobs (though I’d go easy on advertising the bow-hunting abilities). [widget:what_should_you_be_quizzes_] I wrote last week about the importance of having hard ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Students and Grads: Get Connected and Network Into an Entry-Level Job

    Students and Grads: Get Connected and Network Into an Entry-Level Job
    As a green jobs advisor, I've talked about the difficulty of making your resume stand out as a student or recent grad, given that you haven’t had work experience to really differentiate you. At Bright Green Talent, we’ve seen all sorts of creative tricks for getting resumes noticed in a bunch — rampant highlighting, personal notes, stickers, glitter… Luckily for those ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Top Entry-Level Stimulus Jobs for New College Grads

    Top Entry-Level Stimulus Jobs for New College Grads
    Charlotte Haigh, who is graduating from Tufts University with a degree in political science in May 2009, says she’s very aware of the economic stimulus package but doesn’t know what entry level jobs will be available or even how to find them. For college seniors and recent graduates with technical and liberal arts degrees, the stimulus plan will provide tremendous entry-level ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +12
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    The Seasons Best Entry Level Holiday Jobs for College Students

    The Seasons Best Entry Level Holiday Jobs for College Students
    Working in retail doesn't necessarily mean that every day is the same. If you're looking to add some excitement to your retail career or earn some extra cash with an out-of-the-ordinary job, there are plenty of seasonal opportunities that go beyond ringing cash registers and stocking shelves. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] While all positions are not the same, consider one of the following cool ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    How to Get an Entry Level Job in Seasonal Retail

    How to Get an Entry Level Job in Seasonal Retail
    Have you noticed that even before the kids go back to school, many retail shelves are already stocked with Halloween candy and Christmas cards? To be successful in this industry, retail professionals plan their product and marketing approaches months in advance. [widget:finance_quiz] The Retail Timeline Laurie Karzen, a retail consultant from Emeryville, California, says retailers typically buy six months or more ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Colleges Worried about Social Media's Impact on Privacy

    Colleges Worried about Social Media's Impact on Privacy
    Sep. 30--The newly admitted Johns Hopkins freshman discovered that he was the only member of this year's class from Arkansas. So he joined the university's Facebook site for recently enrolled students, where he mentioned often that he loves sweet tea. By the time he reached campus in late August, he had a first-night sipping date with three fellow tea lovers. [widget:list_of_quizzes] ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays

    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays
    Toy retailer Toys R Us said Wednesday it will hire about 35,000 seasonal workers during the holidays. The nation's largest toy seller said the amount is equal to its total work force hired during each of the previous two holiday seasons. The privately held retailer said it is hiring additional staff for its traditional stores and 350 pop-up stores in malls ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    11 Delicious Foods You Should Be Eating

    Our local farmer's market at the Ferry Terminal Market. Most of us have grown (or were born) accustomed to going to the grocery store. It's just what you do, right? Grocery stores like Safeway, Trader Joe's, and especially Target and Super-Walmart, have all your needs in one place, all year round, and tend to be open pretty late, if not ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Social-networking profiles affect job-searching students

    Social-networking profiles affect job-searching students
    As students begin the search for entry-level jobs and internships, some are carefully considering how to keep their Facebook pages clean and professional. “While Facebook is a social network, it has become a professional stomping ground as well,” said Abigail Solis, health and exercise science junior. “In the event a potential employer were to view my page, I wouldn’t worry about ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Top 50 Schools With the Entrepreneurial Edge

    The Top 50 Schools With the Entrepreneurial Edge
    NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review announce the results of their seventh annual survey ranking the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship entry-level job programs in the nation. From the more than 2,300 programs surveyed by The Princeton Review, 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate are ranked. And in an unprecedented event since the ranking began, a ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Take the Banks Out of Student Loans

    Take the Banks Out of Student Loans
    Sep. 21--The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed legislation to overhaul the federal student loan program. Students would borrow money from the federal government instead of banks, saving taxpayers billions of dollars a year. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] Education is the cornerstone of democracy, an informed electorate and all that. It's good for the economy, too. Colleges and universities prepare students for the ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    President Obama: US Will Have the Most College Grads

    President Obama: US Will Have the Most College Grads
    President Barack Obama says that by 2020 America will again have the world's highest proportion of college graduates. The president said Monday that a recent increase in Pell Grants will help the nation reach that goal. Obama traveled to Troy, N.Y., on Monday to discuss programs he says help spur innovation and transform the U.S. economy. He then moves on to ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Broaden Your Network to get Entry-Level Jobs on MonsterCollege

    Broaden Your Network to get Entry-Level Jobs on MonsterCollege
    Completely unscientific studies show that many people find their jobs through people they already know. It's amazing that this ever happens at all since most people are so reluctant to tell anyone they know that they're looking for work. And the more they need the job, the less likely they are to tell anybody who might actually be able to help. ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    No Credit Card Debt at Graduation: Priceless

    No Credit Card Debt at Graduation: Priceless
    Owning at least one credit card has become the norm on college campuses. Nevertheless, credit card ignorance continues to exist at universities throughout the nation. Credit card companies have historically targeted the college-age population. [widget:3_quiz_list_widget] “Credit cards are extremely useful for younger people,” business professor Glenn MacDonald said. “They solve a problem younger people have.” Among these problems are access to ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1