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    Make the Most of Your Summer Weekends

    Make the Most of Your Summer Weekends
    Times are tough. Especially if you’re working your first job – which historically is not the highest paying gig you’ll ever have. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your coveted weekends. In fact, there are tons of things to do that will make you feel like you’re getting the most out of your summer, and not breaking the bank doing ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Are Grads Realistic About Finding Their First Jobs?

    The ink may not yet have dried on their diplomas, but many college grads have already begun the hardest jobs of their lives: finding one. Facing one of the worst hiring outlooks in recent history and forewarned of its impact on their job prospects, newly minted grads have brushed the stars from their eyes and buckled down for the long ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    4 Career Lessons from American Olympians

    Lindsey Vonn: Don’t Stop When it Starts to Hurt Lindsey Vonn is the first American woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic downhill skiing. A contender in Torino in 2006, Vonn suffered a terrible crash that sent her to the hospital. She left with pain arching through her legs and back but still competed in five events. She didn’t ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Are Social Networks Making Students More Narcissistic?

    Are Social Networks Making Students More Narcissistic?
    College students say social networking makes them more narcissistic, a national survey reports today — and they also believe their generation is the most narcissistic of all. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] That's what a majority of 1,068 college students said when asked about narcissism in a poll on social networking sites in June by Ypulse. More than half (57%) said their peers used social ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays

    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays
    OFFICE PARTIES: Conquering the holiday office party doesn't just mean keeping track of how much you drink. Seasonal social events can be the best opportunity to network within your company, so you may want to consider veering away from the buffet line. "Whether you're the life of the party or full of social anxiety when it comes to holiday events, it's ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    15 Networking Mistakes You Can't Make

    Networking, networking, networking. We’ve all heard about it and we’re sure you’re all doing it — but are you doing it right? Trying to develop job leads and new business contacts the wrong way can be just as damaging as not trying at all, if not worse. You want to (net)work smart, not hard, so make sure you’re making all the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Twitter is the New Tool for Job Seekers

    Being in the job search is tough and as a job seeker you are not alone, especially with the more than 15 million who are out of work and in the job hunt. People don’t prepare for the job search although they should at least six months in advance. This provides you an opportunity to grow and build your network ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Some NY Colleges Working Hard to Get Grads Jobs

    Some NY Colleges Working Hard to Get Grads Jobs
    Dec. 12--College work will be key for job-seekers in health care, education and business, where jobs numbers are projected to grow, a federal study of employment said. However, landing a job after graduation is the result of several factors -- including planning, internship experiences and hands-on instruction -- based on a student's interests, area college officials said. [widget:news_callout_2] Many high school ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +5
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    College Degrees Drive Dollars: The Entry-Level Salary Chart

    College Degrees Drive Dollars: The Entry-Level Salary Chart
    A lot is made of the earnings gap between those who graduate from high school versus those who graduate from college. And for good reason: Over the course of a lifetime, projected income between the two groups ranges anywhere between $500,000 to more than $1 million. But even in a lackluster economy, the general consensus is that college graduates still fare ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    20 Affordable Ways to De-stress

    Whether you’re a teacher, a nurse or a banker, any job can be overwhelming and stressful. Learning how to manage stress and channel it through positive means is vital, not just for a successful career, but for your happiness and well-being too. If you don’t take time to unwind, constant stress can lead to a number of physical and psychological ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    5 Job Hunting Mistakes that Scream "I'm Unprofessional!"

    5 Job Hunting Mistakes that Scream "I'm Unprofessional!"
    In most job-filling situations, the employer has the luxury of choosing from several well-qualified applicants, all of whom could probably do the job. That’s when the little things, like the common but often unrecognized mistakes described here, almost always come into play. Make sure you avoid them, so they don’t cost you a shot at the job. 1. Using a Cutesy ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Worker's Guide to Making the Most of Summer

    The Worker's Guide to Making the Most of Summer
    If you’re working this summer – a full time gig or an internship – chances are you’re longing for the days when you could sit in the park, go to the beach, enjoy a leisurely afternoon at Starbucks, or do the many other things people who don’t have to get back to work can enjoy. And beautiful weather makes it all ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How the Nation's Debt Crisis Could Affect You

    How the Nation's Debt Crisis Could Affect You
    It’s hard to miss the debates over the federal budget crisis. If the government doesn’t raise the debt ceiling by fast approaching August 2, 2011 the country will default on its loans. But what does that mean for you, the average fresh-out-of-college, American worker? It could mean everything from a freeze on student loans to higher credit card payments. If the ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career
    You're done with exams, and now it's time for holiday break. Three straight weeks of couch lounging and video games sounds great when you're up to your eyeballs in coursework, but it isn't very productive long term. Why not devote some time and energy to one or more of these five low-key activities that will leave you in better career ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +4
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    From Baskin-Robbins to the White House: Job Tips from Our Founding Fathers

    Presidents were once lowly employees too... Think Presidents have it easy with all of their Cabinet and appointed staff to do things for them? Well, life wasn’t always so sweet. They had to work their way up the career ladder to the White House too! Here are some examples of jobs they had before the Oval Office and tips that ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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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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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4

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