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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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Brazen Life: When Should You Work for Free?

In this article from Brazen Life, Kelly Gurnett answers the questions, When Should You Work for Free? Read an excerpt from the article below. Read Full Article If you’ve ever had a potential employer/friend/fill-in-the-blank ask you to provide work free of charge, chances are you’ve been torn. Should you do it as a gesture of good faith […]

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The Daily Muse – Interviewing at a Company You Used to Work For

In this article from The Daily Muse, Anne Niederkorn describes, Getting Back Together: Interviewing at a Company You Used to Work For. Read an excerpt of Niederkorn’s article below. Read Full Article Over time, your career path can take some pretty unexpected twists and turns. Like—when you suddenly find yourself trying to rejoin a company or team […]

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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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How Parents Can Help Their Kids Look for a Job

In her blog for U.S. News & World Report, Alison Green explains How Parents Can Help Their Kids Look for a Job. Advice from this article include: Don’t fill out or send in job applications for your child. Never, ever contact an employer on your child’s behalf. Teach your job-seeking child about professional demeanor. Read […]

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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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Get a Job Using the Hidden Job Market

Forbes.com article, Get a Job Using the Hidden Job Market, Susan Adams explains how to connect with employers in your chosen industry. Read an excerpt of Adams’ article. The technology executive had been out of work for more than a year, but he didn’t tell any of his friends he was unemployed. Instead, he made […]

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How to Look and Act Like a Leader

In this article from the Wall Street Journal, Joann S. Lublin describes How to Look and Act Like a Leader. Read an excerpt from Lublin’s article. Read Full Article Savvy executives know the part, act the part and look the part. That’s because they exude “executive presence,” a broad term used to describe the aura of […]

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Arkansas Launches New Program to Give College Credit for Experience

LIVECAREER News reports, Arkansas Launches New Program to Give College Credit for Experience. Read an excerpt below. Read Full Article Adults who did not complete their postsecondary education will be given a second change by being able to convert some of their earlier life learning experiences into college credit at 2-year institutions in Arkansas. The […]

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