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    7 Job Negotiation Strategies

    7 Job Negotiation Strategies
    When entering the work force, it’s important to keep negotiation tactics in mind when considering your job offers. After all, business is business. And, while it’s certainly understandable to be over the moon because you’ve received a job offer, it’s important to keep those emotions on the inside. Often times, graduates jump on the first offer they receive after graduation without ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rate This
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    24 Off-Limits Interview Words

    24 Off-Limits Interview Words
    An interview’s tone can be changed with the mere usage of one or more words. Certain words set the scene and, unfortunately, using the wrong vocabulary can make the difference between you getting the job or being cut from the application process all together. While it may seem trivial, using these words can cloud what you’re really trying to say or ...
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    Keep it Professional: Social Media and the Job Search

    Keep it Professional: Social Media and the Job Search
    For four years, your social media presence has been all about impressing your peers and working on that perfect selfie angle. But believe it or not, your future employer could care less about which side is your best side. In fact, if they saw all 872 of your selfies, you probably wouldn’t be at the top of their candidate list. So ...
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    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos

    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos
    It's time for you to do some internship or job search prep. The good new is that this prep isn’t too intensive or time-consuming. In fact, you could accomplish it all in one afternoon. 1. Create or update your LinkedIn profile. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, it’s time to jump on board this “social media” outlet. LinkedIn allows you ...
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    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap

    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap
    Equal pay for equal work: It’s a no-brainer, right? Apparently, it’s not – at least if we’re judging by what’s going on with women’s wages across the nation. According to Yahoo Finance, “On average, women in America earn 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.” While the wage gap has improved within the last few decades, progress is slowing down. ...
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    Work the Room: Networking Tips

    Work the Room: Networking Tips
    Meeting with people who work in a career or company that interests you is a great way to get a jump-start on your dream job. They'll not only let you know about opportunities in the field, but they can also give you some great advice based on their experience. However, in order to get the information you need, you have ...
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    Career Success Tools

    Career Success Tools
    Once you obtain a job, you want to ensure you make it count. Whether its your first job or not, it's helpful to navigate workplace life in order to achieve career success. Follow MonsterCollege's tips and advice on paving your way to a successful career. Career Success Tools • 10 Things You Should Never Say at Work • Dressing for Success ...
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    Resources to Help You Get Hired

    Resources to Help You Get Hired
    Getting an interview is the easy part - getting hired is more difficult. MonsterCollege has resources to help you prepare for interviews, impress your interviewer and, ultimately, get hired. Interview Prep, Tips & Advice • How to Answer 13 of the Most Common Interview Questions • Practice Interview Questions • 5 Interview Questions for Your Interviewer • Interview Questions You Can ...
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    Job Search Tools & Advice

    Job Search Tools & Advice
    If you're looking for advice or tools to help with your job search, you've come to the right place. MonsterCollege can help you in your job search from start to finish. Fine tune your job search with MonsterCollege's resources that can help you find the perfect job. Resources to Help with Your Job Search • Gaining Control Over Your Job Search ...
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    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job

    Social Media Mistakes that Can Cost You the Job
    You may think that your social media accounts don’t matter and assume that most companies won’t actually take the time to look at your social media accounts. You may think that, but you’d be wrong. According to a 2015 study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 43 percent of employers check on a job applicant’s social media presence and ...
    Published 8 months ago | Rated: +29
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    10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Coworkers

    10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Coworkers
    Need a secret Santa gift idea? Or, perhaps you just need ideas that are thoughtful and affordable – you don’t want to leave any coworkers out! Gifts don’t need to be expensive or elaborate. After all, it’s the thought that counts, right? Show the people you see every day how much you care by remembering them this holiday season. Check out ...
    Published 9 months ago | Rated: +26
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    President-Elect Trump & Student Loan Debt

    President-Elect Trump & Student Loan Debt
    Though you may be jubilant or grief-stricken over the Election results, we can all most likely agree on one thing: this country has a huge student loan debt problem. HUGE. While student loan debt was never a focal point of the Trump campaign, the President-elect does have strong opinions on student loans, college costs and debt forgiveness. He revealed these sentiments ...
    Published 10 months ago | Rate This
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    10 Majors with the Highest Salaries for College Graduates

    10 Majors with the Highest Salaries for College Graduates
    Go to college. Get a job. Make money. Generally speaking, this is the point of going to college. There are plenty of other benefits that are earned along the way – academic achievement, unique study abroad experiences and networking opportunities. But if you ask most students why they’re going to college, they’ll tell you – to start my journey along a ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +27
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    12 Thrifty & Helpful Tips for First-Time Thanksgiving Hosts

    12 Thrifty & Helpful Tips for First-Time Thanksgiving Hosts
    Thanksgiving is a great holiday that many people enjoy. Who doesn't love a good excuse for gluttony? But, for the person hosting Thanksgiving dinner, it can become quite stressful – and expensive. Do yourself a favor (or 12) by taking on these tips to help you host a smooth, simple and, of course, delicious Thanksgiving meal without breaking the bank. 1. ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +34
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    3 Ways to Pay Off Big Student Loans Faster

    3 Ways to Pay Off Big Student Loans Faster
    The average student now graduates from college with around $30,000 in loan debt. However, the most recent data from the Council of Graduate Students states that 1.74 million students are continuing their education with Master’s and Ph.D. programs, piling on even more student loan debt. Currently, graduate student degree holders account for 40% of the over $1 trillion in total student ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +24
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    Top 25 Halloween Movies

    Top 25 Halloween Movies
    Whether you prefer funny, family Halloween movies or to watch something freaky and frightening, there are plenty of movies to go around on October 31st. You may have your costume ready to go and carved pumpkins on the porch but, until you’ve watched at least one horror flick, Halloween simply isn’t complete. But, what should you watch? There are more sub-genres ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rated: +23
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    Millennials, Here are the 10 Best Jobs for You

    Millennials, Here are the 10 Best Jobs for You
    Every year, more and more millennials are entering the workforce and changing the dynamic of the working world. With that, the most desirable and profitable jobs are changing too. Forbes has provided a list of the most promising jobs for millennial workers over the next few years. Check out median salaries, projected growth and a brief description of necessary education and ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rated: +22
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    2016's 10 Best & Worst Cities to Begin Your Career

    2016's 10 Best & Worst Cities to Begin Your Career
    When you’re searching for a job to embark upon your career, what do you look for? Prospects and quality of life are likely amongst the top factors in considering which city you end up in. Personal finance site, WalletHub, took these factors along with other relevant stats into consideration to create a list of the best and worst cities to begin ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +26
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    5 Ways to Ease the Transition from College to a Career

    5 Ways to Ease the Transition from College to a Career
    Graduating from college is a big change. You’re no longer a student and, suddenly, you’re expected to be a functioning “adult” in the “real world.” Going from student status to "adulting" can be difficult, but, there are ways to help ease the transition into your next phase of life and set yourself up for long term career success. The key is ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +24
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    Debt Worriers

    Debt Worriers
    At this point, it’s old news that student loan rates have doubled. It’s also nothing new to hear that student debt is higher than ever, surpassing $1 trillion. Student loan debt inflicts one out of five Americans over the age of 20; two out of three college seniors (2011). The average amount is over $28,000 – not a small amount by ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +34