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New Grads: How Career Exploration Helps Your Job Hunt

New Grads: How Career Exploration Helps Your Job Hunt By: Annie Favreau, Inside Jobs College graduation season is in full swing. All over the country, droves of 20-somethings are starting their very first job hunt. For many career newbies, this can be an overwhelming process. With thousands of career choices and plenty of stiff competition, knowing where to […]

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The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt

In this article for U.S. News and World Report, Miriam Salpeter explains The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt. Below is an excerpt of Salpeter article. Read Full Article Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little more control over your job search? It’s frustrating applying over and over again for jobs and […]

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How to Market Your Skills in Your Job Search

Want to know how to sell your job skills to employers? Learn how with Curt Rosengren’s U.S. News and World Report article, How to Market Your Skills in Your Job Search. Read an excerpt of Rosengren’s article below. Read Full Article If you‘ve ever looked for a job, you’ve probably seen skills checklists, ones that […]

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Two Myths About Résumés

In her article for Forbes Magazine, Susan Adams writes, Two Myths About Résumés Below is an excerpt from Adams’ article. Read Full Article Over eight years as a career coach in New York City,  Win Sheffield has observed the myths his clients tell themselves about the challenge of finding a job. In this piece, he lays out […]

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Universities Help Veterans Earn Degrees

Great news for veterans. LiveCareer News reports, Ashford University Helps Veterans Earn Degrees. The University has teamed up with Cox Communications to provide scholarships to veterans seeking higher education. Read on to learn more about The Homefront Heros Scholarship and how it helps our veterans obtain a college education.

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Employers Help to Shape College Programs

In Wall Street Journal Education article, B-Schools Give Firms Say Amid Tough Job Market, Diana Middleton reports, “Some business schools are working harder to incorporate employers’ wishes into their curriculum, as the job market for M.B.A. graduates remains tough”. Read an excerpt of Middleton’s article. Read Full Article Business schools for years have sought to […]

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Job Spotlight: Culinary Opportunities in Health Care

LiveCareer News reports, More Culinary Opportunities Appearing in Health Care Field. According to the article, “As more Baby Boomers head into retirement, the demand for individuals in health care food services is continuing to grow”. It is also reported that culinary schools will include courses to learn how to create menus for the health care […]

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How to be a Better Listener

About.com Guide, Dawn Rosenberg McKay explains how your ability to listen can benefit your job search. In her article, Now Pay Attention. Here’s Why You Need Good Listening Skills, McKay explains the difference between listening and hearing and explains why you need good listening skills. Below is an excerpt of McKay’s article. Read Full Article […]

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The Best Time to Get a Promotion

Wall Street Journal Career Stategies article, Most Promotions Take Place in January, Study Finds, Joe Light references a study conducted by LinkedIn Corp showing when “the greatest percentage of in-house promotions” occur. In this study, the professional networking site found that, “16% of promotions since 2000 occurred in January”. January is not always the hot […]

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Deloitte CEO: Better Career Preparation Starts in High School

Wall Street Journal blog, Hire Education, Deloitte CEO, Barry Salzberg shares his thoughts on how students should begin career preparation as early as high school. Below is a excerpt of Salzberg’s blog. Read Full Blog Even in a good economy, the transition from college to the workplace can be tricky. Some people sail through academia […]

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