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    What 2008's Hiring Outlook Says About Hiring Trends

    What 2008's Hiring Outlook Says About Hiring Trends
    Admitedly, 2009 is not 2008, but what does looking back a year tell us about the emerging labor market? As we started 2008 the hot jobs were quantitative. In fact, it's been said that 2008 was the year of the quant. By quant, we mean not just quantitative analysts, those brainiacs of finance who drive many a hedge fund’s oversized returns ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    UniversityLoveConnection.Com Buys Gold Coins for Its College Internship Program to Issue to Students Rather Than Cash

    UniversityLoveConnection.Com Buys Gold Coins for Its College Internship Program to Issue to Students Rather Than Cash
    UniversityLoveConnection.com offers College Internships to Bachelor and Master degree students for college credit starting summer through fall 2009-2010. Each student will receive full credit for their computer science or related degrees. This is a non paid internship, so Michael Rotkin, Founder of UniversityLoveConnection.com, worked out a deal with a Gold company to give back to the students. "Gold Coin value is ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Soft Skills and Attitude More Important Than Technical Skills, Finds Bayt.Com Poll

    Soft Skills and Attitude More Important Than Technical Skills, Finds Bayt.Com Poll
    Employees that are hardworking and have a strong work ethic are likely to be promoted the fastest within an organisation according to the new employer online poll series conducted by the Middle East's number one job site, Bayt.com, with 30% of employers agreeing that those committed to their work are likely to be most eligible for promotion. [widget:add_friend_widget] Leadership ability was ...
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    The New Economy: Retrain Your Brain

    The New Economy: Retrain Your Brain
    As stars of the Old Economy go, Shu Kim and Khanh Pham sparkled. Working for a storied finance firm — Kim, 40, as in-house counsel and Pham, 33, as a real estate investment banker — the two women deployed classic analytical left-brain skills to keep a seemingly well-oiled machine humming. A machine called Lehman Brothers. Lehman is dead, but the two ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    13 Networking Mistakes

    13  Networking Mistakes
    You wouldn't wear jeans to a job interview, but do you pay as much attention to job-hunting etiquette when networking? Everyone talks about networking but few realize how to do it well. Most people start networking when they start looking for a job. In any job market (and especially this one), a network will provide you with more opportunities and more ...
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    7 Tips for Social Networking Online: An Entry-Level Guide

    Choose Your Flavor Don't jump at every offer to join a social networking service. Some focus on dating, while others are devoted to professional interests. Many mix business and pleasure: One moment you may marvel at a newfound friend's taste in tunes; the next you realize she works at the company of your dreams. But you probably don't want to devote ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +12
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    15 Companies Hiring Despite the Recession

    15 Companies Hiring Despite the Recession
    Are you looking for a job, but think you can't find one because there just aren't any opportunities out there? Think again. There are a few companies that are still growing and thriving despite, or maybe because of, the economic downturn. WomenCo. did the research for you and compiled a list of 15 workplaces that aren't laying people off, and that ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

    Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?
    You'd like to take a few months or even a year after college to do something off the beaten career path, but you're worried about the effect on your job prospects after your self-imposed sabbatical is over. Take heart: Such a break can often be empowering and beneficial to your career. "If an employer thinks you wasted a year by biking ...
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    Grad School or the Real World?

    Grad School or the Real World?
    After finishing her journalism undergraduate degree in 2004, 24-year-old Laurie Duffy went straight to graduate school. On the other hand, 33-year-old Carolyn Kaufman worked in information technology for two years after completing her undergraduate degree and then went to grad school. Who made the better decision? It's impossible to be certain. Both Duffy, with a master's degree in corporate communication, and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Make the Grade - Five Ways to Beat the Low GPA Blues

    Make the Grade - Five Ways to Beat the Low GPA Blues
    Does your grade point average really give prospective employers an accurate picture of your abilities and potential? You may want to shout, "No!" And many people would agree with you. There's no point debating whether employers should judge candidates by their GPA. Right or wrong, employers will judge you by it. So if your GPA is lower than you'd like, you've ...
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    Five Signs You Should Change Your Major

    Five Signs You Should Change Your Major
    If you've got a major you are thinking of changing, you're far from alone. But how do you know whether you should go ahead and actually make the move? Try this checklist: You're Bored to Tears in Your Current Major Courses Suppose you're majoring in chemistry, and every time you go to one of your chemistry classes, you fight to stay ...
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    Extracurricular Mean Extra Points Toward Your Career

    Extracurricular Mean Extra Points Toward Your Career
    Most college campuses offer a dizzying array of clubs and organizations to fit just about every interest, talent, personal preference and career goal a student could possibly have. If you joined each group that struck your fancy, you could easily end up spending all your time rushing to meetings or participating in special events, with little time left for academics, sports, ...
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    9 Ways to Wake Up Earlier

    Some of us are night owls. Others, early birds. Apparently, based on your chronotype, you will be more naturally alert earlier or later in the day. And your type may dictate when and for how long you sleep. But while a natural variance in sleep patterns is natural, it appears that the early bird is indeed the more coveted of ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3