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    5 Reasons Professional Organizations are Worth Joining

    5 Reasons Professional Organizations are Worth Joining
    There are professional organizations in every field. But are the yearly dues worth it to join? While each and every organization is different, the short answer is most often: yes. Especially if you’re young and just starting out in your career. That’s because many professional organizations offer scholarships for college members, and mentors for those in the interning or entry-level position. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Featured Career: Personal Chef

    Featured Career: Personal Chef
    Personal Chef A personal chef is not a private chef! While a private chef is employed by one individual or family at a time, a personal chef serves several clients, usually one per day, and provides multiple meals that are custom-designed for the clients’ particular requests and requirements. These meals are packaged and stored, so that the clients may enjoy them ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Job Search? Better Think Location, Location, Location!

    Job Search? Better Think Location, Location, Location!
    People are often surprised to hear the first step in ‘10 Key Steps to a Successful Job Search‘ is to choose a place to live. It sounds obvious and easy (which is always good for a first step, right?), but honestly, there is no better way to narrow down a career search than defining where you want to live while you ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Single-Most Important Letter You May Ever Use in a Job Search

    Single-Most Important Letter You May Ever Use in a Job Search
    Clearly, there are many more rejections in a professional job search than there are offers. And there should be. After all, if you are not getting rejections than you are not seeing many opportunities. So, how can you leverage rejection? A top ranking career military officer, who during his time in the Reserves also developed a stellar career as a senior-level ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?

    You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?
    I like to tell my clients they will be Googled just as surely as it will rain in Portland tonight. The latest survey revealed that 81% of employers WILL Google candidates. Do you know what they will see when they find you? Online reputation management is a critical piece of your job search. There is just no getting around it, no ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Social Networking with MonsterCollege!

    Social Networking with MonsterCollege!
    Want to get updates and inside info from MonsterCollege? Want to connect with other MonsterCollege fans? It's easy! [widget:follow_us] Become a fan of MonsterCollege on Facebook! Follow MonsterCollege on Twitter! Come on...You know you want to. See you on the job quad!
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home
    By Bradley Richardson, Monster Contributing Writer  Over the past few years, many organizations have begun to allow their staff members to work out of their homes. With recent advances in technology, including the Web, email, intranets, modems, cheaper fax machines and voice mail, some people rarely go into the main office anymore. Working out of your home is a mixed ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    10 Step Guide to Finding a Nonprofit Job!

    10 Step Guide to Finding a Nonprofit Job!
    The nonprofit sector is a rapidly growing professional field and becoming a mainstream career option as people look to find meaning in their work. This article will help you to understand what a nonprofit is and the ways to go about looking for a job in the field. Whether you are a seasoned nonprofit veteran or new to the field, these ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Advertising Book Building Tutorials, Videos, Advice and Criticisms

    Building your advertising book can be a long and arduous process. Even more long and arduous? Finding info, tutorials and advice on how to actually build it -- and once it's built, creative criticism as to improve it! That being said, we'd like to make the whole process a little more, well, pleasant! Check out a few helpful videos and ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Overcoming Time Management Obstacles

    Overcoming Time Management Obstacles
    I hate to admit this, but I’m a bit overextended. I know, I know. I wrote an entire workbook on Time Management and yet sometimes, I still have trouble with it myself. I think it’s just one of those things that can never be entirely mastered. We all go through phases where we feel mentally and physically overwhelmed. At that point, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Want Stronger Results? Try a Networking Resume

    Want Stronger Results? Try a Networking Resume
    Trying to engage high-level decision-makers in your job search? Planning to contact recruiters or network during business meetings? You might find these audiences quickly become overwhelmed with reading your full executive resume—or a multi-page document is simply too much to handle in a busy networking situation. The solution? A Networking Resume — a powerful sound bite that encapsulates your career in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    6 Signs it’s Time to Change Careers

    6 Signs it’s Time to Change Careers
    So, you’ve been thinking it might be time to change careers – you just wish you had a way to know for sure. With 84% of Americans claiming they want a new job in 2011, you are not alone. So, how does one assess if it’s time to find a new career path? We asked over 100 career experts what the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Top 10 Cities for Accountants

    Accountants are everywhere. Big cities, small towns, anywhere business is done there's a need for accountants, auditors, bookkeepers and all other number-crunchers. But let's face it, for the biggest concentration of businesses (and accounting jobs), cities are the places to be. Which cities are the best? That's where we come in. LedgerLink has done the research -- from average salaries ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    CPA Exam FAQ's

    CPA Exam FAQ's
    Each state has its own Board of Accountancy, and most have a list of answers to frequently asked questions regarding their state's CPA exam. Since most of the states have gone to extremely similar test requirements and formats, LedgerLink is using the FAQ list from the California Board of Accountancy as an example of what you can expect when you take ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Turn Your 450 Facebook Friends into 20,000 Job Connections

    Turn Your 450 Facebook Friends into 20,000 Job Connections
    Want to turn your 450 Facebook friends into 20,000 potential job connections? That’s the promise of a new website, Identified.com, which says you can turn your small group of friends into business contacts at 10,000 companies. Here’s how it works: Create an account on Identified and import your Facebook contacts. Identified organizes them by company, showing which of your friends work ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Art of Biting One’s Tongue

    The Art of Biting One’s Tongue
    It’s not about quantity, it’s about quality. If you keep your answers short, and bite that “flapper of a tongue,” you may actually land a job. One of the most critical times to have poise while speaking is during an interview; and talking too much is one of the problems hirers note when asked to list their complaints about interviewees. What ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Undergraduate's Guide to the Big Four Accounting Interview

    The Undergraduate's Guide to the Big Four Accounting Interview
    If you're looking to sign on with a Big Four accounting firm after graduation, a solid grade-point average, leadership in extracurriculars and internship experience will all put you in good position. But to land the job, you'll need to nail a competitive, complex interview process. Interviewing at one of the Big Four -- Deloitte & Touche USA, Ernst & Young, KPMG ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    MonsterCollege to the Rescue: Help Finding a Job Now

    MonsterCollege to the Rescue: Help Finding a Job Now
    It’s never too early to start your job search. Whether you’re graduating in a few weeks, or in May, it won’t hurt to start your search now. The jobless rate amongst American college graduates (with at least bachelor’s degrees) rose to 5.1% in November, up from 4.7% in October, and 4.4% in September, according to the Huffington Post. This is the ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    A Bachelor's in Finance Can Equal a Great Entry-Level Job

    A Bachelor's in Finance Can Equal a Great Entry-Level Job
    Do numbers add up for you? Do dollars make sense? If so, consider investing your undergraduate years in a finance major to prepare for a career in business and financial services. There are dozens of occupations on the finance side of the ledger. Here are a few of the most common possibilities for bachelor's degree holders: Actuary If you've ever wondered ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How Would You Spend a Raise or Bonus?

    How Would You Spend a Raise or Bonus?
    When we asked Monster readers what they’d be most likely to splurge on if they got a big salary bump -- a new car, wardrobe or home entertainment technology -- the car topped the list with 51 percent of the votes, followed by the wardrobe with 30 percent and the home entertainment center at 18 percent. But quite a few readers ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5