The Best Websites to Promote Yourself

An online presence can prove helpful for college students and job seekers, not only because employers and recruiters search online but also because networking sites can help you easily build a solid network and stay in touch with contacts. LinkedIn is an obvious place to start, but you don’t have to limit yourself to one Read More …

Job Search Tips for Extreme Introverts

There’s no time when the disparity between introverts and extroverts is more apparent than during the job search. Introverts prefer time alone and become drained by social interaction, which can create a barrier to networking and reaching out to potential employers. And the quiet, less-animated nature of introverts can be mistaken for low self-esteem. While Read More …

Tips for Starting Your Job Search

If you’re a college senior, now is the time to begin your job search (if you haven’t already). Job hunting is frustrating for anyone, but it can be especially difficult while dealing with the stress of school and preparing for graduation. Some tips to help you get started: Get Your Resume in Order A strong Read More …

Expert Internship Advice from Rasmussen College

An internship provides crucial experience for entry-level workers, and can greatly impact your future career success. In fact, most employers now expect college graduates to have one or more internships completed by the time they enter the workforce. I spoke with Christina Forsythe, Career Service Advisor at Rasmussen College about the importance of internships for today’s Read More …

Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking can seem intimidating to any professional, but introverts are particularly uneasy at the thought of interactions that seem forced. Therefore, many introverts never attempt to build a professional network. But the importance of networking cannot be ignored, because an estimated eighty percent of jobs go unadvertised. Even if the percentage of unadvertised jobs is Read More …

5 Tips to Get Hired via LinkedIn

What makes LinkedIn different from other social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc. is that this is your professional front. Although nowadays companies are very diligent in performing background check through the other social networking sites, you can still keep your profile on these sites more restricted to protect your privacy. But LinkedIn Read More …

Six Actions College Students Must Take to Get Hired

The courses you choose to take in college are intended to prepare you for success in a future career, but coursework isn’t the only thing you can do while in college to ensure success. Studies have shown that people who wind up successful in the careers of their choice all did college preparation activities that Read More …

How to Build Your Professional Network in College

on line pharmacy on line pharmacy Chris Potter via Compfight Building professional connections during college is vital for students who are serious about advancing their careers. Professional connections are not necessarily social connections, although the two can overlap in some instances. Gaining a competitive edge in the job market is often a combination of who Read More …