One student's path to an elite university
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
When George Alvarez was in high school and starting to apply to colleges, a top university like Johns Hopkins wasn’t even on his radar.
“I actually never heard about Johns Hopkins until my senior year, when my history teacher told me to ....Read more....
How Social Media Will Help Your Job Search
Thursday, November 28th, 2013
Modern day job hunting has changed completely, long gone are the days when everyone was pouring over the job section in the local newspaper. There are many new ways that you can both research a company and contact potential employers.
You may alre ....Read more....
10 Tips For Figuring Out What You Really Should Be Paid
Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
Not sure if your salary is commensurate with your skills and accomplishments? Curious how your pay measures up to others’ in your field? Want to know what you’re really worth?
Good news: Career and human resources experts Steve ....Read more....
6 Fantastic To-Do Apps for Getting Organized
Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
From executing projects at work to remembering to pick up a new toothbrush on your way home, there are so many little things that need to get done each day. But the age-old answer to this problem — the to-do list — can be a challenge in i ....Read more....
35 Surefire Ways to Stand Out During Your Job Search
Monday, November 25th, 2013
When you’re applying for a job, you don’t just want to get noticed, you want to stand out as the best applicant the hiring committee has ever seen. You know you’re the perfect person for the job — and you want them to know tha ....Read more....
How to Overcome Nerves When Starting a New Job
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
A new job brings many new emotions. Even experienced professionals commonly experience some anxiety and stress at the prospect of starting a new job, whether it is with a new company, or a promotion within the company they have been working with. It ....Read more....
Jack of one trade: Why finding a niche could help your career
Monday, November 18th, 2013
It's easier to stand out from the job seeking crowd when you have a unique combination of skills, experience or attributes
Two trends seem to be emerging in the job market - a decrease in traditional graduate jobs or entry-level positions requirin ....Read more....
Your Facebook wall can make or break your career
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Recruiting agencies both national and international are looking at your social media profiles to find out if you are fit to be hired. What are they looking for and what must you do to make the most of the opportunity?
Arju ....Read more....
Hate your boss? Four job-saving tips to mend a bad relationship!
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
It’s hard to find someone who hasn’t had a problem with a boss at some point in his or her career. The higher you go on the corporate power ladder and the more you earn, the more complicated the boss-employee relationship becomes.
How To Job Hunt While You Have a Current Job
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
It obviously makes more sense to look for a job while you still have one. After all, you won’t feel the pressure to pick any old job that you’re offered because you have to pay your mortgage, car loan, credit card bills or because the gap ....Read more....