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    Top 10 Common Entry-Level Resume Blunders

    Top 10 Common Entry-Level Resume Blunders
    Make sure your resume is in top-notch shape by avoiding the top 10 resume blunders: [widget:list_of_quizzes] 1. Too Focused on Job Duties Your resume should not be a boring list of job duties and responsibilities. Go beyond showing what was required and demonstrate how you made a difference at each company, providing specific examples. When developing your achievements, ask yourself: • ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +31
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    15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks

    15 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Textbooks
    You've likely saved all of your old textbooks that you couldn't sell with the thought that one day maybe someone would bite. They've been sitting there in a corner, maybe under your bed, simply collecting dust bunnies. You feel as if they're mocking you - taking up space you could utilize if only you could figure out what to do with ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +31
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    How to Answer 13 of the Most Common Interview Questions

    How to Answer 13 of the Most Common Interview Questions
    While these interview questions are some of the most common, they are also some of the toughest. Even though they’re asked in most interviews, these questions often throw most people off for whatever reason because they don’t know exactly how to approach the answers. We’ve listed the questions and answers with explanations, deciphering why each is being asked, what the interviewer ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +30
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    Small Cities in the U.S. Paying Off Student Loan Debt for Residents

    Small Cities in the U.S. Paying Off Student Loan Debt for Residents
    Would you move if it meant someone else would pay off your student loan debt? So would we. It turns out, several smaller cities in the United States are offering just that. They’re encouraging young graduates to move to their cities and hold steady jobs, and in exchange, the city will help pay down their student loan debt. According to ABC ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +30
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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 3 months ago | Rated: +30
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    20 Must-See College Movies

    20 Must-See College Movies
    Sidesplitting, serious and downright silly – these college flicks have it all. Sure, they tend to exaggerated college life but they are, in fact, movies. And, as some that has graduated from college, I can watch any of these movies and they bring back fond memories of the good ol’ days. (Except maybe The Social Network mainly because I’m not a ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +29
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    20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

    20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever
    If you’ve ever had a great idea but didn't do a thing about it, read on for inspiration. The following 20 companies were started by college students - often out of dorm rooms with little-to-no-capital at the start. The only things these companies have in common? A vision they believed in and, of course, the fact that they were college students ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +29
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    30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

    30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes
    You’ll obviously be spending Halloween with your best buds and/or your significant other so why not talk to your pals about collaborating on a super sweet group costume? The photos alone are worth the effort and, with so many great options, your friends are sure to be ready to jump on the bandwagon. Check out some of these great group costume ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +29
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    15 DIY Halloween Costumes

    15 DIY Halloween Costumes
    Halloween can be so much fun but, lately, the spending has gotten a little out of hand. What ever happened to the traditions of homemade costumes, carving pumpkins and spooking each other silly? On Halloween, people shouldn't have to worry about financial aspects, like buying a Halloween costume. After all, that’s not what Halloween is about - it's about fun, creativity ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +29
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    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
    You’re on a strict budget and mom loves you, just as you are! The timing couldn’t be any worse but, nonetheless, you still want to show her how much you really care this Mother’s Day. After all, she deserves it. FREE Mother’s Day Gifts 1. A framed photo of a happy memory from childhood or of you and mom together. FREE, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm

    College Hashtag Takes Twitter by Storm
    How would you describe college in five words? The #collegein5words twitter feed suddenly became the hashtag that exploded, as Twitter users weighed in on the burning question. The tweets rose in popularity as The White House got in on the action, followed by First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden who added their views via Twitter on #collegein5words. From ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    Choose Staffing as a Career & Love What You Do

    Choose Staffing as a Career & Love What You Do
    Whether you're currently in college considering different career paths or you're looking to make a career change, the workforce solutions industry – that’s staffing and recruiting companies - offer endless diverse professional employment prospects for motivated individuals at all experience levels. Last year, staffing & recruiting was a $130 billion industry in the United States and it continues to grow. In ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
    You’re a young professional and mom loves you, just as you are! Not to mention, you’re scrapped for time because you're either constantly working for, what seems like, nothing or constantly on the job hunt for, what seems like, nothing. The timing couldn’t be any worse but, nonetheless, you still want to show her how much you really care this Mother’s ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +29
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    35 Weird (But Cool) College Majors

    35 Weird (But Cool) College Majors
    Chances are, if you have a passion, you can get a degree in the subject. And, if typical majors aren’t your thing, there are plenty of unusual majors to choose from. The following list includes some weird-but-cool college majors, along with an example of a college that offers it, details of what students in the field study and the jobs that ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +28
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    The Best Cities for Young Adults

    The Best Cities for Young Adults
    Are you a relatively educated, culturally with-it young person looking to live in a city with same? Well, here is your list of places to live. Above, from left to right and top to bottom, are America's best metropolitan areas for young adults, as calculated by Portfolio. They picked cities with "strong growth rates, moderate cost of living, and lots of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +28
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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 almost 2 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Seasonal Employment Job Tips

    Seasonal Employment Job Tips
    Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner. Have you thought about securing seasonal employment? If not, the time is NOW! Most retailers count on the holidays since the season accounts for at least 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, National Retail Federation. As a result, most retailers boost hiring practices right before the holidays in ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +28
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    10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

    10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films
    If you think Halloween movies are scary, think again. Take a moment to peruse the horror section of your local bookshop (okay, Amazon) and you’ll find that many of the genre’s best went on to become some of the scariest horror flicks around. And, if you think the movie adaptations are scary, just imagine the intensity of your fears when your ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +27
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    Top 10 Places to Give Back

    Top 10 Places to Give Back
    Searching for meaning in the season of giving? If you want to give back, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Volunteering can be as easy—and enjoyable—as pie if you seek out the right opportunities. Are you a people person? The next Top Chef? Whatever your strengths, put them to good use this holiday season by sharing them with those ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +27
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    12 Tips to Make the Most of Your Job References

    12 Tips to Make the Most of Your Job References
    When it comes to asking for a job reference, there’s a method that borders on an art form. But, it’s necessary to do so because anytime you’re looking for a job, whether you’re in the job search now or in the future, you’re going to be asked for references. And, it’s always good to have them in your back pocket. Depending ...
    Published 19 days ago | Rated: +27