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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 about 4 years ago | Rated: +19
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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, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Student interns head back to college to tout Energy Department

    Student interns head back to college to tout Energy Department
    A second class of student ambassadors have completed their internships with the federal government, and six of them will return to their college campuses talking about the Energy Department. Of the 30 participants in the 2009-2010 Federal Service Ambassador Program sponsored by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, six college students were enrolled in a new Energy Department-specific internship. Energy's program ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How to Spin the Negative "Millenial" Label

    How to Spin the Negative "Millenial" Label
    If you’re interviewing for a job, you’ve probably gotten the “tell me about yourself” question. While everyone is an individual, there are certain characteristics being ascribed to Millenials—members of the generation born after 1980. Or rather, perceptions other generations have about Millenials. And unfortunately, not all of them are good. But, there’s a way to spin those “negative” attributes. Here, we ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays

    Toys R Us Plans on Hiring 35,000 for the Holidays
    Toy retailer Toys R Us said Wednesday it will hire about 35,000 seasonal workers during the holidays. The nation's largest toy seller said the amount is equal to its total work force hired during each of the previous two holiday seasons. The privately held retailer said it is hiring additional staff for its traditional stores and 350 pop-up stores in malls ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Learn From the Recession: Choose a Strong Company

    [photo:156116] Countless individuals were laid off or fired in the last two years due to their companies’ dire financial situations. Whether you are currently unemployed or employed but thinking of working somewhere else, you should know how to avoid this scenario in the future. Your safest bet is to select a new company with a high profitability ratio. In short, companies ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Top 10 Most Wanted Degrees in 2016 by Employers

    Top 10 Most Wanted Degrees in 2016 by Employers
    Finally, some great news for college graduates! The job outlook is getting brighter this year, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), a non-profit group that connects college career services with employers. The survey’s findings indicate that employers are planning on hiring 11% more college graduates within the U.S. than last year. The NACE ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    How to Ask Your Employer for Student Loan Assistance

    How to Ask Your Employer for Student Loan Assistance
    The student loan market – and subsequent skyrocketing student loan debt – has influenced so much of today’s economy that it has even become a component in job search and salary negotiations. Savvy job seekers are asking employers how they can effectively help them pay off student loan debt in addition to conversations about healthcare, 401K and work-life benefits. After all, ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +25
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    Overweight and Underestimated

    Overweight and Underestimated
    Amidst recent issues of a University of Mexico professor’s tweet saying that obese Ph.D. applicants lack “willpower” for dissertations, comes a study examining the issue of weight bias in universities. According to a recent study, academics who interviews graduate school applicants are more likely to favor thinner candidates for the placements. Researchers at Bowling Green State University found that graduate students ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +18
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    The Importance of Building Your Network Now

    The Importance of Building Your Network Now
    When students first begin their undergraduate degrees, they may think that obtaining their degree will be enough to have the kind of career they want. While earning a degree is a huge accomplishment, often other factors play into getting a first job. A few months after graduation, some students find themselves tired of searching job ads to no avail. New graduates ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +23
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    College Degree Gender Gap Widens for Gen X

    College Degree Gender Gap Widens for Gen X
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women have long outpaced men in their pursuits of higher education. A recent study, however, shows that the trend is accelerating at an alarming rate amongst those from Generation X. Within a long-term Bureau of Labor Statistics study, entitled the “National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997,” researchers tracked 9,000 students from ages 12-17 (beginning ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Testing for Your Future

    Testing for Your Future
    Standardized tests, like the ACT and SAT, aim to measure your knowledge before you enter college and often times, in order to enter college. Similarly, there’s a new trend on the horizon: post-college testing of graduates to assess how much you’ve learned for your future employer to evaluate. It’s called the Collegiate Learning Assessment (referred to as the CLA+) and it’s ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Student Jobs to Boost Your Resume

    Student Jobs to Boost Your Resume
    There’s more to student jobs than making money, if you plan it out correctly. While any part-time work can give you an edge, there are some jobs in particular that really boost your hiring potential. If you haven’t done so already, head to the employment office at your college and explore your options. According to U.S. News and World Report, the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Quick Two-Minute Resume Changes

    Quick Two-Minute Resume Changes
    Updating your resume can seem like a huge task to undertake, however, you should look at yours as a living document that should be constantly updated. After all, you're constantly improving so why shouldn't your resume improve with you? The good news is - it's not a tedious task. You can can improve your resume, even if you only have a ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +22
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    The Informational Interview

    The Informational Interview
    As a future job seeker, from time to time it’s helpful to get advice and feedback rather than acceptance or rejection. How? The informational interview, of course! During an informational interview, you’re able to ask for career, industry and job search advice from a given professional within the field. Such interviews will be useful throughout your career and can even help ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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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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    3 Ways Green Companies Can Clean Up Their Hiring Processes

    3 Ways Green Companies Can Clean Up Their Hiring Processes
    As companies emerge from recession-induced hibernation, shake off hiring freezes, and start to cautiously advertise job openings again, they're finding an entirely different landscape than when they did their last round of recruiting. The holy grail for jobseekers? A meaningful, green job. Many factors have swirled together to create this phenomenon: unemployment rates around 9.5 percent; buzz about green jobs has ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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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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    4 Ways to Gain Job Experience

    4 Ways to Gain Job Experience
    After all of your years of education, graduation day may feel like the first day of the rest of your life. You have plans of being hired for a great new job that pays a great salary and finally being able to afford a place of your own. When you submit your resume, however, it is met with either no response, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +24
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    2016's 10 Best & Worst Cities to Begin Your Career

    2016's 10 Best & Worst Cities to Begin Your Career
    When you’re searching for a job to embark upon your career, what do you look for? Prospects and quality of life are likely amongst the top factors in considering which city you end up in. Personal finance site, WalletHub, took these factors along with other relevant stats into consideration to create a list of the best and worst cities to begin ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +26