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    Looking for Seasonal Work? 700,000 Jobs Available Now

    Looking for Seasonal Work? 700,000 Jobs Available Now
    Christmas has come early this year for those of you looking for a job. ABC News reported last night that roughly 700,000 seasonal jobs will be available this year, and some companies are hiring right now. In fact, retailers are hiring more this year than they have in the past five years, according to a survey by Snagajob. ABC News pointed ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Millennials Trade Full-Time, 9 – 5 Jobs for Freelance Work

    Millennials Trade Full-Time, 9 – 5 Jobs for Freelance Work
    In an ideal working world, you would be able to set your own schedule and work toward the income you want and not the number set by your employer. Vacation days would be as plentiful as you like, and you could be your own boss. For many millennials, the ideal working world is their reality, and they’re making this possible through ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Myth or Reality? The Gender Pay Gap

    Myth or Reality? The Gender Pay Gap
    In the second presidential debate, undecided voter Katherine Fenton took to the microphone and the national stage to ask President Obama and Governor Romney for their thoughts and policies on equal pay for women. Unfortunately, Fenton’s concern was downplayed in the weeks after as the country chose to focus on Governor Romney’s “binders full of women” comment instead of the real ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +10
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    Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview

    Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview
    College can be one of the most important times in a person’s life. A degree alone, however, is usually not enough to secure your first full-time job post graduation. It is very important that your resume at graduation is full of actual work experience. The best thing any student can do while in school is to complete an internship and/or work ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +13
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    Tips for Writing a Great Resume

    Tips for Writing a Great Resume
    Writing a resume doesn't have to be a painful process. The sole purpose of a resume is to show an employer that you have both the necessary skills and the experience to satisfactorily perform the tasks they are hiring for. Tons of advice on how to write a resume can be found online. There are many different resume layouts you can ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +13
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    Community Colleges Seeing Record Enrollment

    Community Colleges Seeing Record Enrollment
    Aug. 24--Community colleges in the Cape Fear region are seeing a record number of people enrolling in classes for the fall semester. But some of the schools are short on instructors and space as they try to accommodate the growing number of students while working with cash strapped budgets. All of the colleges in the region have seen an increase in ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job

    6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job
    When you’re young and the world is seemingly your oyster, going to a job fair sounds like a no-brainer. A bunch of companies looking to hire? and all in the same place? As long as you bring enough copies of your resume and pass them out to everyone, you’re certain to get a callback. Right? Not necessarily. Without the right approach, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Five States Stretch School Schedules

    Five States Stretch School Schedules
    If the school day didn't seem long enough already for students in these five states, it’s probably about to. [gate] Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Tennessee and the lucky five U.S. states that will continue an initiative to have the option to add on school days, make school days longer, or both. The options will be decided upon by schools, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +12
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    College Turmoil Increases Need for Financial Planning

    College Turmoil Increases Need for Financial Planning
    Aug. 24--Families have always agonized over how to save money for their children to attend college, but these days planning can be even more difficult. Colleges and universities have been raising fees sharply and often, making it particularly difficult for families to plan. The phenomenon also has widened the gap between low-income families who can secure enough student aid to pay ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: -1
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    America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

    America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change
    According to a new survey, most Americans think higher education is still highly valued, but needs to change to compete in the global marketplace. [gate] In fact, 83 percent thought that a college education is necessary to achieving success in the global economy. In reference to their opinions of the nation as a whole, 46 percent consider the state of higher ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +12
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    Policy Would Require Colleges to Admit Illegal Immigrants

    Policy Would Require Colleges to Admit Illegal Immigrants
    Aug. 23--Community colleges in North Carolina would be required to admit students who are not legal residents of the United States if the state approves a proposed policy. The state Board of Community Colleges will consider a proposal that would admit students who aren't in the country legally and require them to pay the out-of-state tuition rate. The policy says those ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content

    Academic Freedom vs. Adult Content
    Freedom of speech is nothing new when it comes to controversy. Freedom of speech in academia? Been there, done that. Freedom of speech in academia claimed by a faculty member in order to defend the pornography she showed her class? Now we’re listening. [gate] According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jammie Price, a professor of sociology at Appalachian State University, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +14
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    Roomie Matches Made in Cyberspace

    Roomie Matches Made in Cyberspace
    CHICAGO _ For Satit Koonopakarn, the gold dagger and book of chants were the first signs of trouble. His freshman roommate at the University of Illinois at Chicago pulled out the items on move-in day, explaining that he was a Wiccan and liked to practice witchcraft. Months later, Koonopakarn said, he awoke during the night to find the roommate standing over ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    The Top 10 Richest Colleges

    The Top 10 Richest Colleges
    College tuition costs raise with the blink of an eye, but where does the money go? Do these institutions really need our hard-earned, loaned and borrowed cash? Maybe. We'll let you be the judge of that. According to a list of colleges with the largest financial endowments, compiled by U.S. News and World Report, these are the top ten richest colleges ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +12
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    OPINION: It's Worth Trying to Save Every Student

    Aug. 24--Far too many students enter college each year unprepared because of deficiencies in elementary and secondary school education. It is a national epidemic and a disgrace, which a 2005 National Education Summit on Higher Education report said costs colleges and businesses $16 billion a year. That's because none of the needed remedial college courses counts toward graduation. "Only 10 percent ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Corporate Soliders: Military MBA for Veterans

    Corporate Soliders: Military MBA for Veterans
    Military MBA has released its initial analysis of MBA schools offering the best value for veterans using the New GI Bill. The analysis and resulting best-value list -- the first resource of its kind for prospective military students -- was prompted by research conducted by Military MBA research which studied veteran perspectives and personal choices in higher education programs. This new ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Let's Get Legal: Guidelines for Paid or Unpaid Internships

    Let's Get Legal: Guidelines for Paid or Unpaid Internships
    One of the greatest woes of an internship is that it is, more often than not, unpaid. Interns are often the hardest working employees because they want nothing but experience or, perhaps, opportunities in return for a job well done. Employers know this and, unfortunately, sometimes take advantage of the situation by keeping interns longer than necessary, making them work for ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +15
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    Soft Skills and Attitude More Important Than Technical Skills, Finds Bayt.Com Poll

    Soft Skills and Attitude More Important Than Technical Skills, Finds Bayt.Com Poll
    Employees that are hardworking and have a strong work ethic are likely to be promoted the fastest within an organisation according to the new employer online poll series conducted by the Middle East's number one job site, Bayt.com, with 30% of employers agreeing that those committed to their work are likely to be most eligible for promotion. [widget:add_friend_widget] Leadership ability was ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Fraternities Raising Money for Salvation Army

    Fraternities Raising Money for Salvation Army
    Dec. 5--Two University of Missouri fraternities are hoping to make the season a little brighter for Columbia. Members of Delta Upsilon fraternity are spending every weekday until Christmas break ringing bells for the Salvation Army. And last night, members of Beta Theta Pi teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club to make gingerbread houses and take them to the Lenoir ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Office Experiments With "Naked Friday"

    Office Experiments With "Naked Friday"
    Over the years this slot has featured dozens of weird and wacky HR ideas. But this month's must surely top the lot. We present to you the 'naked office'. Ailing Newcastle-based advertising agency Onebestway needed a kick up the bum, so it invited all its staff to waggle theirs freely and work for one full day completely starkers (right). [widget:3_quiz_list_widget] In ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +6

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