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    The Lady Gaga Effect

    The Lady Gaga Effect
    A recent concept appearing on the Harvard Business Review’s HBR Blog Network caught a lot of attention: the value of a candidate’s “weirdness” in job interviews. The article posted discusses the idea that job seekers can benefit from displaying unusual and unique qualities, interests and conversations to distinguish themselves from the job hunt herd. The Lady Gaga Effect Dubbed the “Lady ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Odd Jobs

    Odd Jobs
    Not sure what your calling is? Have an interest or talent that’s ultra-unique? Sometimes, the coolest jobs are those you never even knew existed or those you create yourself. For inspiration that demonstrates you can pretty much make a career out of anything, we've compiled a list of the oddest jobs you won’t believe people are actually paid to do. Check ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +19
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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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    Practice Interview Questions

    Practice Interview Questions
    Prior to an interview, it’s always a good idea to go over some practice interview questions. After all, practice makes perfect. Asking yourself such questions – or getting someone else to “mock” interview you – is a great way to think about the types of answers you’d like to give and allows you to review your resume in the process. Below ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +16
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    10 Internship Interview Tips

    10 Internship Interview Tips
    No matter where you are in life, interviews are stressful. Whether you’ve been through hundreds or it’s your first interview experience, the preparation process is filled with anxiety. Chances are, if you’re interviewing for an internship opportunity, you haven’t been through that many interviews in your lifetime. But, the more you prepare, the less anxious you’ll feel. Lucky for you, the ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +19
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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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    Better Looking? Better Grades

    Better Looking? Better Grades
    Please don’t shoot the messenger – we don’t create the news, we just report it. In this particular case, the sensitive subject is one’s looks help in the success of a college career. A recent national study, released within a study, found that physically attractive high school students are more likely to complete college than those who are considered to have ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +22
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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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    Job Search Resolutions for Spring

    Job Search Resolutions for Spring
    It's already a new year and, for those who are unemployed, it may be a time for new job-hunting strategies. I've consulted with South Florida's job market experts to avoid the mistakes of yester-year and get off to a running start in 2010. Get back to basics If you haven't been getting interviews, it may be time to again review your ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office
    April Fools is here, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are taking some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these guidelines when thinking up your practical ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Money Saving New Year's Resolutions

    Money Saving New Year's Resolutions
    It's about to be 2017, which means that everyone is about to make their New Year's Resolutions. That means, the timing could not be more perfect to focus on resolving to focus on your education and, of course, a way to pay for it! Here are some suggestions of resolutions you can take on this year to improve your financial situation: ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +20
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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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    Are You Applying to Grad School for the Right Reasons?

    Are You Applying to Grad School for the Right Reasons?
    When students first finish their undergraduate degrees, they feel a strong sense of accomplishment. New graduates often are optimistic about embarking on a new career. A few months after graduation, however, some students get frustrated by their inability to find a job in their chosen field. As a result of chronic unemployment or being dissatisfied with the job they do have, ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +20
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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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    Jobs of the Future

    Jobs of the Future
    Searching for the perfect career? Or, perhaps, you’re still looking for your passion to lead to your perfect career? Wherever you are in life, it’s okay to need help finding a little direction. Have you ever considered that perhaps you haven’t discovered the career of your dreams is because it’s still an emerging field? It’s more possible than ever that this ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Recent College Graduate Cover Letter Sample

    Recent College Graduate Cover Letter Sample
    As a soon-to-be or recent college graduate, you're probably wondering how to format your college graduate cover letter. Use our college graduate cover letter sample as a starting point to make the best impression possible. Revamp your cover letter and resume with the help of MonsterCollege's job search document samples, like this recent college grad cover letter sample.  Download PDF ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +22
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    Monster Success Stories!

    Monster Success Stories!
    People are finding jobs on Monster.com every day, despite a challenging job market. It helps to have the right tools, a little know-how and some encouraging stories. That’s where YOU come in. Monster Success Stories is an opportunity to celebrate your successes and share helpful tips for expanding your career using Monster. Think of it as a way to take your ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Your First Job

    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Your First Job
    Obtaining your first job out of college may be a dream come true. Finally all of your years of school work, late night studying, and internships have paid off. Finding work in your chosen field, and an employer who is willing to hire a new graduate is not always easy. While you want to do your best to make a great ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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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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    Cover Letter Quick Tips

    Cover Letter Quick Tips
    Creating a cover letter doesn't have to be difficult – or time consuming. Jazz up yours with some quick tweaks with little to no time or effort! Remember, your cover letter isn't meant to repeat your resume but, rather to compliment it by supplementing it with examples, highlights and illustrations. Here are some helpful tips that anyone can utilize in creating ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +30