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    6 Technology Trends That Will Change How You Work in 2010

    Out with the old and in with the new! The past decade revolutionized how we do business but there is plenty more to look forward to in 2010. Below is a sneak peak of coming attractions to get excited about. 1. Phone Liberation 2. Cloud Computing 3. The End of Paper 4. The Battle for Local 5. Social Spending 6. Mobile ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Career Testing Can Help Direct the Directionless

    Career Testing Can Help Direct the Directionless
    You feel so lost that you can't imagine how you're going to be able to choose a major. Or you feel so clueless that determining a career path seems next to impossible. Or you feel so iffy about the major or career path you have chosen that the thought of actually pursuing it gives you the willies. In a nutshell, you ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    What is MonsterCollege™?

    What is MonsterCollege™?
    Welcome to MonsterCollege™, chances are you're either a recent college grad or a college student thinking about life after graduation. Either way, you're in the right place. There are many ways to be interactive and learn from this site for jobs and career resources. Use this guide to give you some ideas about clicking around each section of the site. Our ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +48
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    How NOT to Write a Cover Letter

    1. Not Using Standard Business-Letter Format The student's cover letter looked more like a cut-and-paste email than a business letter. It had no recipient information, no return address and no date. The letter screamed unprofessional. What's YOUR Cover Letter IQ? Be sure your cover letter uses a standard business letter format. It should include the date, the recipient's mailing address and ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Easy Ways to Plan for Career Success

    When we are young people ask us, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a common enough question. Our parents, grandparents, teachers, and friends all serve to influence our decisions. Sometimes circumstances force us to choose a particular path. How may times have you heard someone say, “Well I wanted to be a dentist, dancer, actor, ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    5 Ways to Make Networking Work for YOU!

    5 Ways to Make Networking Work for YOU!
    Everyone has been telling you to network in your job search, right? What exactly does that mean, though? How does talking to people about the fact you don’t have a job get you a job? Here are five ways to make networking work for you: 1. Mix It Up Don’t, I repeat, don’t go to the same places with the same ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +9
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    5 Interview Types and How to Ace Them

    All interviews were not created equal. Depending on the role, the industry and the ruthlessness of your potential employer, you may encounter one – or a combination – of the common interview types. Each one is unique, and demands a tailored approach to its preparation. Lucky for you, we've identified the five most common interview methods. We'll give you the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Live Your Dreams: Volunteering Abroad

    Live Your Dreams: Volunteering Abroad
    Ever had dreams of leaving it all behind to volunteer your skills in another country? More importantly, have you thought of all the lives you could improve with your many skills? Whether you’re clearing debris from a storm or volunteering in a medical clinic, the actions that you take while volunteering can make a big difference. So why not explore it? ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume

    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume
    As an increasing number of job seekers enter the pharmacy field, competition for the most desirable jobs will heat up. While resume writing is not typically taught in pharmacy programs, it's a skill worth developing. If you follow these three steps, you will be on your way to creating a resume that will maximize your calls for job interviews. Step 1: ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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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 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Try This Four-Year Career Checklist

    Try This Four-Year Career Checklist
    What makes you tick? What major will fit you best? How will you find a good career? And how can you keep from going crazy trying to sort through this swirl of career-related questions? Many college students feel confused and overwhelmed by all of the career decisions they must make. Fortunately, there's a strategy you can use to make the whole ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Fight Cancer as a Radiation Therapist

    Fight Cancer as a Radiation Therapist
    Medical advances have made radiation therapists among the most sought-after specialists in the field of radiologic technology. "Improvements in cancer treatment have enhanced survival rates, so there are more patients requiring therapy," according to a study by Allied Consulting, a national healthcare staffing firm in Austin. Indeed, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster-than–average job growth for radiation therapists ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Network on Campus

    Network on Campus
    There's no better job search or career exploration strategy than networking. But many college students think of networking as attending schmaltzy get-togethers dressed in uncomfortable clothes, giving out business cards with the left hand and shaking hands with the right, and all the while trying to act interested and interesting. However, networking doesn't have to turn your stomach. In fact, as ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Make Career Decisions You Won't Regret Later

    Make Career Decisions You Won't Regret Later
    You can't make good decisions without good information. Yet college students often attempt this feat when choosing majors and career paths. It's tempting to make decisions based on little or no data to get rid of feeling like you're in limbo. But you won't find out what is right for you without doing some work. How can you identify the most ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Pursue a Healthcare Career with a 4-Year Degree

    Pursue a Healthcare Career with a 4-Year Degree
    You'd like to work in healthcare, but you don't want to spend years in school becoming a physician or dentist? Well, how about exploring your career options if you "only" have a bachelor's degree? There are plenty of opportunities available. Here are just four of the many healthcare careers that require a bachelor's degree, but not necessarily more. Dietitian Dietitians, sometimes ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Question Everything as You Explore Your Career Options

    Question Everything as You Explore Your Career Options
    College is really only about one thing: Learning how to become a critical thinker -- someone who knows that truth is a moving target and who is willing to ask the many questions necessary to move continuously closer to that target. As you take your classes, participate in campus activities and interact with diverse groups of people, critical thinking should become ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    What to Expect and Not Expect from a College Career Center

    What to Expect and Not Expect from a College Career Center
    It doesn't take much digging to find negative comments about college career centers, such as "the career center sucks at my school" or "my career center is worthless," on the Career Planning for College Students message board. These sentiments often reflect a fundamental disconnect between students' expectations and their career-center staff's many limitations. Just what can you reasonably expect from your ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Real Deal on Green Jobs for Students and Recent Grads

    The Real Deal on Green Jobs for Students and Recent Grads
    Everyone seems to claim that when they graduated from school, the job market was the worst it’s ever been – kind of like how when they were young, they walked to school 10 miles in the snow uphill both ways. While I’d love to be more reassuring, there’s no point in my skirting the issue – as far as anyone can ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Workplace Halloween Costumes to Avoid

    Workplace Halloween Costumes to Avoid
    Dressing like a terrorist this Halloween season is probably not going to get you a promotion. In fact, costumes that are in poor taste might even get you in career hot water if you wear one to an office party or Halloween bash where you might see some of your not-so-close coworkers or managers. And your actions could even get others ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Identify and Avoid These Career Decision-Making Traps

    Identify and Avoid These Career Decision-Making Traps
    Deborah Schneider spent far more time researching the $15,000 car she once bought than she did on a slightly larger purchase -- her $90,000 law degree. "Years later, I realized how common that is," says Schneider, who coauthored Should You Really Be a Lawyer? with Gary Belsky and produces its accompanying Web site. "Each year, many college students spend more time ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6