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    The Seasons Best Entry Level Holiday Jobs for College Students

    The Seasons Best Entry Level Holiday Jobs for College Students
    Working in retail doesn't necessarily mean that every day is the same. If you're looking to add some excitement to your retail career or earn some extra cash with an out-of-the-ordinary job, there are plenty of seasonal opportunities that go beyond ringing cash registers and stocking shelves. [widget:becoming_a_community_10_step_guide] While all positions are not the same, consider one of the following cool ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You

    4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You
    After much thoughtful planning and strategizing, you’ve developed your game plan for paying your tuition and attending class: work 30 hours a week, take the minimum hours of classes and sleep five or six hours a night. It seems like a good plan, totally doable. But in the end, it may not add up in your favor. For instance, working too ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +12
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Students and Grads: Get Connected and Network Into an Entry-Level Job

    Students and Grads: Get Connected and Network Into an Entry-Level Job
    As a green jobs advisor, I've talked about the difficulty of making your resume stand out as a student or recent grad, given that you haven’t had work experience to really differentiate you. At Bright Green Talent, we’ve seen all sorts of creative tricks for getting resumes noticed in a bunch — rampant highlighting, personal notes, stickers, glitter… Luckily for those ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +7
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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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    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 ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans

    New Recruiting Tool: Companies Promise to Help Pay Student Loans
    For years, there has been the same formula to enticing new employees: health benefits, 401K and opportunities for growth. However, with the rise of millennials in the workforce has come a variety of creative benefits to lure some of the best minds to tech, financial and creative industries. These range from lounge rooms filled with ping pong tables to six-week sabbaticals ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    How Much Are You Worth? The Entry-Level Salary Conundrum

    How Much Are You Worth? The Entry-Level Salary Conundrum
    Any job searcher knows that one of the joys (make that “joys”) that goes along with finding and securing employment is figuring out how salary fits in. Does a job with better long-term potential balance out a low salary? If a position will require a lot of night and weekend work on top of nine-to-five days, will you take it only ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)

    What to Do If You Have a Job Before Graduation (And If You Haven’t)
    Congratulations! You’re one of the lucky few that’s landed a job before graduation! Time to kick back and relax, right? Think again. When you have a job secured before graduation, there is even more incentive to do well in classes. For just as quickly as you’ve landed your job, you can just as quickly lose it. Expectations from Employers Many employers ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +27
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    Resources to Help You Get Hired

    Resources to Help You Get Hired
    Getting an interview is the easy part - getting hired is more difficult. MonsterCollege has resources to help you prepare for interviews, impress your interviewer and, ultimately, get hired. Interview Prep, Tips & Advice • How to Answer 13 of the Most Common Interview Questions • Practice Interview Questions • 5 Interview Questions for Your Interviewer • Interview Questions You Can ...
    Published 10 months ago | Rate This
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    Get a Summer Job from President Obama, Bon Jovi

    Get a Summer Job from President Obama, Bon Jovi
    Have you spent the last few weeks frantically searching for a summer job only to find job openings at your local public pool or shaved ice stand? The problem is a common one for students, especially in this economy, when students are battling experienced adults for temporary or part-time job opportunities. President Obama’s Administration has grown increasingly concerned over this trend, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Work the Room: Networking Tips

    Work the Room: Networking Tips
    Meeting with people who work in a career or company that interests you is a great way to get a jump-start on your dream job. They'll not only let you know about opportunities in the field, but they can also give you some great advice based on their experience. However, in order to get the information you need, you have ...
    Published 10 months ago | Rate This
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    10 Career Options with Equal Pay for Women

    10 Career Options with Equal Pay for Women
    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make an average of 81 cents to every dollar that a man makes. While women have been making less than men since they entered the workforce en masse in the 70s and 80s, the gender gap in pay has been steadily decreasing. But some career options have closed that gap to as ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +21
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    Jobs for the Jobless

    If you find yourself unemployed, don’t fret. You've got tons of potential, you just need to utilize it! Plus, there are plenty of easy, money-making opportunities out there to fill the void during your job-search. Check out these easy, money-making opportunities you can utilize in order to keep your bank account full while on the prowl for a full-time position ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Odd Jobs

    Odd Jobs
    Not sure what your calling is? Have an interest or talent that’s ultra-unique? Sometimes, the coolest jobs are those you never even knew existed or those you create yourself. For inspiration that demonstrates you can pretty much make a career out of anything, we've compiled a list of the oddest jobs you won’t believe people are actually paid to do. Check ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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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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    5 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur

    5 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur
    A good friend of mine recently announced to me that she is going to take the plunge - she is finally moving from corporate employee to entrepreneur. Sounds exciting right? No-one standing over your shoulder, the ability to call your own shots, and being able to take on great projects that you will enjoy....well, becoming an independent consultant or solopreneur requires ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 about 3 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 about 2 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Job Search Resolutions for Spring

    Job Search Resolutions for Spring
    It's already a new year and, for those who are unemployed, it may be a time for new job-hunting strategies. I've consulted with South Florida's job market experts to avoid the mistakes of yester-year and get off to a running start in 2010. Get back to basics If you haven't been getting interviews, it may be time to again review your ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3