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5 Ways to Be Successful After College

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Whew! You have made it through tough lectures, intense quizzes, nerve-wracking presentations, and more tests than you would ever care to remember. Congratulations on getting through it all! Graduating from college is an exciting feeling. Finally, you can set your schedule and start looking for a job in the professional world. The initial months after […]

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Creative Ways to Get Your First Job Out of College: Part 1

With the news this week of Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the U.S.’s financial rating, the trickle down is not going to be pretty. But that doesn’t mean jobs for new graduates are not available, it just means graduates are going to have to be smart about finding them. As I’ve said before, the days […]

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3 Ways to Avoid Being a Jack of All Trades, Master of None

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It’s great to have a variety of interests. One of the things I love the most about being a freelance writer is that I get to learn about all of my favorite hobbies without having to spend a dime on schooling every time a career perks my ear. Here are some more reasons why I […]

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Craigslist: 3 Tips for Your Job Hunt

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Perhaps it can be referred to as the grandfather of modern social networking, Craigslist connects people beyond socially (like it’s grandchild Facebook) but also for mutually beneficial business transactions: like selling unwanted items, renting apartments, and of course finding jobs. But there are a few overlooked tricks of the trade when it comes to Mr. Craig and his List….

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