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    Kick These College Habits ASAP!

    Kick These College Habits ASAP!
    Just because you got away with it then doesn't mean you can get away with it now. Everyone’s guilty of having bad habits, but college students develop certain habits that they should grow out of when entering the “real” world. As you may already know, college isn't like “real” life at all. You can often get away with the bare minimum, ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +24
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    10 Things You Should Never Say at Work

    10 Things You Should Never Say at Work
    As humans, we sometimes have the unfortunate habit of speaking before we think. Sometimes, when this happens at work, nothing bad happens. Then again, there are those phrases you should avoid at all costs, like those below. 1. “I can’t/won’t work with that person.” You’re not going to be best friends with everyone who works in your office, just as you’re ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +21
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    How to Travel on a First Job Salary

    How to Travel on a First Job Salary
    The best time to travel is when you’re young. Seeing the world changes you—and helps shape your world view. When you’re young, traveling is less about “vacation” and more about experiencing culture. Most likely you don’t have kids to worry about or a mortgage to pay. But…it’s expensive. And the catch is that most young people don’t have a lot of ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +21
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    Student Loan Debt Clock Reaches $1 Trillion

    Student Loan Debt Clock Reaches $1 Trillion
    The student loan debt clock reached the $1 trillion milestone at about 6:40 am ET on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Although the student loan debt clock is for entertainment purposes only, reaching this milestone demonstrates that student loan debt is a macroeconomic factor, with the potential to affect the economy, albeit modestly at present. Student loan debt will not derail the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Students Should Consider Consequences of Getting Inked

    Students Should Consider Consequences of Getting Inked
    Whether it’s flaming nautical stars, bold Chinese symbols or a massive tricolored dragon, tattoos are becoming very popular with college students. While some think tattoos are cool and creative, students should practice restraint when getting inked because hey can cause problems in formal situations. Body art is too distracting at weddings, funerals or graduation, among other occasions. [widget:news_callout_2] Generally, as long as ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    PhD Student Pays Tuition with Mail-In Rebates

    PhD Student Pays Tuition with Mail-In Rebates
    Students are really outdoing themselves these days and getting creative with how they pay their tuition bills and loan balances. Jonathan Hood, a PhD student at Auburn University, is the next in a string of students bucking the system and paying on his own terms. Hood is now making headlines for paying a semester of tuition solely through money he has ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    8 Places to Find Green Jobs

    8 Places to Find Green Jobs
    APRIL 2011 — Earth Day is April 22 this year. And if you care about the environment, and are looking for a job, you’re in luck. “Green jobs” has become a political phrase, tossed around by politicians. But there’s a practical side to it too—a growing job landscape, ripe for the plucking. With green jobs, you can help clean up the ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +27
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    The Forgotten College Student

    The Forgotten College Student
    This year, when you’re nestled all snug in your bed, with visions of sugar-plums dance in your head, take a moment to think about the forgotten college student. Not sure who we’re talking about? Then keep reading. We've all encountered the homeless, whether it’s through volunteering, in passing on the street or in the news. To many, it seems like a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +14
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    6 Sloppy Speech Habits to Avoid

    1. Non-words Filler words such as "um," "ah," "you know," "OK" or "like" tell the interviewer you're not prepared and make you sound like a Valley Girl (or Boy). A better strategy is to think before you speak, taking pauses and breaths when you lose your train of thought. Everybody utters an occasional "um," but don't let it start every sentence. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? Companies Hiring 2014 Seasonal Employees

    Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? Companies Hiring 2014 Seasonal Employees
    The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, estimates that the holiday shopping season accounts for about 20 percent of the industry’s annual sales. As a result, it’s clear why retailers want to ensure they’re properly staffed to handle the holiday shoppers. This year, retailers are expected to hire more than 800,000 seasonal ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +28
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in America

    The Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in America
    Everything comes at a price and education is no exception. While most colleges are costly, these schools really break bank. The following schools are the top ten most expensive in America, according The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Almanac of Higher Education.” 10. University of Chicago Cost: $57,711 Tuition, room/board and other fees cost $57,711 in 2012-2013 at University of Chicago, according ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Not all College Degrees are Real

    Not all College Degrees are Real
    Rochville University, an online college lacking proper accreditation, awarded an MBA to a dog earlier this year. Yet Rochville diplomas continue to be touted by professionals on the resumes they post to the LinkedIn networking site, warns GetEducated.com. Besides Rochville, many other online colleges lacking proper accreditation are listed by LinkedIn users on their resumes. Thousands of professionals claim degree mill ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +14
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    5 Interview Questions for Your Interviewer

    5 Interview Questions for Your Interviewer
    Whether you’ve never interviewed for a real job or you’ve done it a dozen times, there is a point – usually at the end – when the interviewer asks if you have any questions for them. Typically, your response may be “no” as the interviewer has done a great job highlighting the tasks of the job, the pay rate, other benefits, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +34
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Dressing for Success

    Dressing for Success
    You think it doesn't matter what you wear to a job interview? You’re wrong. When you walk up to your interview and shake their hand, they already have an impression of you. You haven’t even said anything yet! True, there are other factors like timeliness, politeness, etc. But, for the sake of this article, let’s assume you’ve done everything else perfectly. ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +12
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    America's Fattest States

    America's Fattest States
    Americans are fat and getting fatter. Calling for a national strategy to combat obesity, the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report recently detailing America's growing obesity epidemic. F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies Are Failing in America 2009 found that obesity did not decline in any state with rates rising in 23 ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You're Jobless

    5 Ways to Combat Loneliness When You're Jobless
    Sit in front of laptop. Lie on couch. Eat pickles for lunch. Back to laptop. Feel sorry for self. Feel sick of self. Tear hair out in frustration. And ... back to couch. If this is your 9-to-5 routine, you're probably like 14 million other Americans: unemployed. And in addition to the frustration of looking for work, you might find yourself ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +7