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Six Reasons to Build Your Network in College

Your time in college is meant to prepare you for your future career. No matter what field you’re in, there’s one building block that’s critically important as you progress throughout your career—your professional network. As you work, you’ll make lots of new connections with colleagues, bosses, mentors, and others—and those relationships will benefit you in […]

How to Find a Good Job

The short answer: Go to school. The longer answer takes some explaining. A recent report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that there are “good jobs” for people with a high school diploma, some college, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree. But not all “good jobs” — $35,000 a […]

What’s the Hidden Job Market?

I think we should have a contest for the job search term most likely to terrify new job seekers, and I think the winner would be “Hidden Job Market.” Say these words to a new college graduate or high school student looking for his/her first summer job, and watch their eyes widen in horror. “You’re […]

Need to Write Your Resume? Don’t Freak Out!

When I meet with students who need help crafting a resume, they often express frustration, bewilderment, and fear. Not knowing where to begin, they start with Googling “resume” and are bombarded with too many templates and conflicting or outdated advice. The good news is that there really are just a few basic rules to follow […]

What Do Your Online Profiles Say About You?

Social media plays a huge role in how we function. Many of us use social media for our personal lives, though businesses also maintain a professional presence on many sites. It is for that very reason that it’s a good idea to think about what your current online persona says about you, and to consider […]

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