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    Seven Things That Can Ruin a Job Interview

    Seven Things That Can Ruin a Job Interview
    Whether you have graduated from college and are looking for your first job, or you are still in school looking to land a great internship, you will need to successfully interview for the position. Doing one wrong thing during an interview can cost you the position you have applied for. Here are some things you should avoid doing if you want ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +18
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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 2 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Showcase Positive Attributes to Land the Job

    Showcase Positive Attributes to Land the Job
    When applying for a job, each interaction you have with a potential employer must show what qualities make you better than the next applicant. An employer is able to learn about your education and work experience by taking a quick look over your resume. It is important to display personal attributes that can’t be found on your resume in order to ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +19
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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 about 1 month ago | Rated: +27
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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 2 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Is It Time to Move On From Your Current Job?

    Is It Time to Move On From Your Current Job?
    The day a recent graduate lands their first full-time job after college may be one of the best days in their lifetime. Finally, after years in college, and completing internships, the hard work pays off. After a while, however, the novelty of this new job begins to wear off. Soon the new employee finds him or herself having some of the ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +22
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    10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.

    10 Happiest Places to Work in the U.S.
    What makes people happy in their jobs? Is it the money? The working culture? The location? Forbes’ top 20 happiest places to work appears to be a little of all three. Most top 20 locations are either on the East or West Coast, and it shouldn’t be a surprise that three of the top 10 locations are in Silicon Valley. Also, ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rate This
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    Top 20 Companies with Uniquely Amazing Employee Benefits

    Top 20 Companies with Uniquely Amazing Employee Benefits
    When it comes to your ideal job or career, what do you look for? Surely, salary is a factor but it shouldn’t be the only one. When you’re considering a job offer, it’s important to take a company’s culture in mind, which includes employee benefits and perks because these aspects can make a huge impact on your quality of life. In ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +33
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    Top 10 Internships of 2011

    Top 10 Internships of 2011
    With the year coming to a close, we wanted to highlight the top ten internships for this year, according to Vault.com. The top 10 are always hard to usurp and are typically featured on this list annually. That’s why you’re guaranteed a great internship at one of the following institutions in 2012 as well. These internships are oftentimes the most competitive ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +20
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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 about 1 month ago | Rate This
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    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap

    Top 5 Jobs with the Widest Gender Pay Gap
    Equal pay for equal work: It’s a no-brainer, right? Apparently, it’s not – at least if we’re judging by what’s going on with women’s wages across the nation. According to Yahoo Finance, “On average, women in America earn 78 cents for every dollar a man makes.” While the wage gap has improved within the last few decades, progress is slowing down. ...
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    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos

    Job Search Prep: 3 To-Dos
    It's time for you to do some internship or job search prep. The good new is that this prep isn’t too intensive or time-consuming. In fact, you could accomplish it all in one afternoon. 1. Create or update your LinkedIn profile. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, it’s time to jump on board this “social media” outlet. LinkedIn allows you ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rate This
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    Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview

    Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview
    College can be one of the most important times in a person’s life. A degree alone, however, is usually not enough to secure your first full-time job post graduation. It is very important that your resume at graduation is full of actual work experience. The best thing any student can do while in school is to complete an internship and/or work ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Tips for Writing a Great Resume

    Tips for Writing a Great Resume
    Writing a resume doesn't have to be a painful process. The sole purpose of a resume is to show an employer that you have both the necessary skills and the experience to satisfactorily perform the tasks they are hiring for. Tons of advice on how to write a resume can be found online. There are many different resume layouts you can ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    College by Dr. Dre

    College by Dr. Dre
    What if you could get a degree in disruption? Now you can at the University of Southern California, thanks to Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young (aka Dr. Dre). The music moguls donated $70 million to LA-based USC to develop an undergraduate program, dubbed The Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. According to the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Kick These College Habits ASAP!

    Kick These College Habits ASAP!
    Just because you got away with it then doesn't mean you can get away with it now. Everyone’s guilty of having bad habits, but college students develop certain habits that they should grow out of when entering the “real” world. As you may already know, college isn't like “real” life at all. You can often get away with the bare minimum, ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +24
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    Diversify Your Resume

    Diversify Your Resume
    Internships are great – but there are plenty of other ways to bulk up your resume without limiting yourself to indentured servitude. You want your resume to say something about what type of person you are, your work ethic and what you’re capable of accomplishing. Here are some outside-of-the-internship box suggestions to bulk up your resume content. [gate] • Become an ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +18
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    Recent College Graduate Cover Letter Sample

    Recent College Graduate Cover Letter Sample
    As a soon-to-be or recent college graduate, you're probably wondering how to format your college graduate cover letter. Use our college graduate cover letter sample as a starting point to make the best impression possible. Revamp your cover letter and resume with the help of MonsterCollege's job search document samples, like this recent college grad cover letter sample.  Download PDF ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +22
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    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Your First Job

    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Your First Job
    Obtaining your first job out of college may be a dream come true. Finally all of your years of school work, late night studying, and internships have paid off. Finding work in your chosen field, and an employer who is willing to hire a new graduate is not always easy. While you want to do your best to make a great ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 about 1 month ago | Rated: +30