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Professional Development: Make the Most of an Internship

In this article for Brazen Life, Will Stevens lists, 5 Vital Tips for Making the Most of an Internship. Read an excerpt of Stevens’ article below. Read Full Article A good internship can provide you with valuable experience and give you a real advantage in a competitive job market. It can be a great addition to your […]

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The New York Times – Employers Wait for Perfection

In this article from The New York Times, Catherine Rampell writes, With Positions to Fill, Employers Wait for Perfection. Read an excerpt of Rampell’s article below. Read Full Article American employers have a variety of job vacancies, piles of cash and countless well-qualified candidates. But despite a slowly improving economy, many companies remain reluctant to actually hire, stringing […]

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Why Small Businesses Are A Good Place To Start Your Career

By Kat Krull “Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money.” This commencement quote from William Lyon Phelps is food for thought for those beginning their careers. Maybe the message to all those college graduates out there looking for work is…consider pursuing employment in […]

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Young Workers Become Social-Media Mentors

In this Digits video from the Wall Street Journal, Leslie Kwoh explains how companies are looking to young employees for Social Media advice. (Click link below if video does not appear) Young Workers Become Social- Media Mentors

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7 Steps to Help You Land a Non-Profit Job

In her blog for U.S. News and World Report, Miriam Salpeter reveals 7 Steps to Help You Land a Non-Profit Job. Steps in Salpeter’s article include: Volunteer in organizations where you have a strong interest and your can create a real impact Meet People Get Involved in your target sector. Read Full Article

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How to Ask for ‘Extras’

In her article for The Wall Street Journal, Emily Glazer explains How to Ask for ‘Extras’. Extras include Smartphones, Laptops, Conferences and more. Below is an excerpt from Glazer’s article Bridget Bland thought using an iPhone, with its applications and WiFi access, would make it easier to work with clients on the go. The hard […]

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From Freelance to Full-Time

Wall Street Journal article, Getting in the Game*, Dennis Nishi shows freelance and contract workers how to transition into a full-time position. Tips to guide your transition: Contact past and present employers who are familiar with your work Be clear about why you want to transition into a full-time position Show how you your skills will […]

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