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What do I Get Out of Volunteering?

“The essence of life is to serve others and do good.” Aristotle When you volunteer, you aren’t just doing something good for your community, you’re...

Tips for an Effective Job Search

You're busy. When you’re looking for a job, you don’t have time to waste. Here are some tips to make your career search efficient and...

Questions to Ask in an Interview

So, you’ve got an interview. Great! Now what? At some point during the interview, your interviewer is going to ask “Do you have any...

What the Heck is Networking?

You’ll often hear people say that you need to network to find a job. What is networking and how do you do it effectively? What...

What are Transferable Skills? How Can they Help Me Get a...

  What are transferable skills? Transferable skills are skills and abilities that learned in one situation that can be applied to another situation. How do you get...

Cover Letter Tips

Now that you've written and formatted your cover letter, here are some tips to help make it great! Try to address your cover letter...

Formatting a Cover Letter

You've already found a job to apply for and you've started working on three paragraphs of your cover letter. Now let's start typing the...

Writing a Cover Letter

Yay! You’ve found a job that you want to apply for. Now you have to write a cover letter. Why write a cover letter? Great question!...

Social Media Etiquette

According to CareerBuilder, 70% of employers check out social media accounts before making hiring decisions. Kaplan Test Prep claims that 35% of school admissions...

Is the Certificate the New College Degree?

Facts: Certificate holders earn an average of $39,000 a year; 20% more than someone with just a high school diploma Certificates can qualify you...

Why You Should Get an Internship

There are many reasons why you should get an internship. Here are 5: You'll get real world experience. Sure you may have a job,...
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Why Volunteer?

Have you thought about volunteering?

Chasing Your Dream Job

Chances are, your dream job has changed since you were a kid. As you’ve gotten older you realize job seeking requires more than just...

How to Ask for Letters of Recommendation

It’s that time of year: The spring semester is winding down so you’re starting to make plans for next summer or the next academic...

Video Job Interviews

Here are five tips for making the most of a Skype or other video interview: 1. Look Professional Before the interview, look up the organization’s website...

I Want that Job! How Do I Get It?

Setting yourself up for the job you want requires a lot of preparation, a lot of investing in yourself and then of course connecting...