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Finding Your Career in Reverse: An Interview With Social Media Maven Sue Ann Kern

Sue Ann Kern has an electrical engineering degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia. After graduation she easily found a job in the defense industry working for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis. Later, that engineering position led to an even more lucrative stint in technical sales support for a computer component distributer. Life was […]

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Interim Jobs that Can Launch Your Career

It’s no secret that the sluggish economy and high unemployment rate has everyone scrambling for jobs. And unfortunately, the biggest demographic hit are the 18- to 25-year-olds, which means finding a job right out of college is going to take some time. But since landlords still expect the rent on time and people still have […]

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The New Realities of Finding a Job After College

Whether you’re nearing the end of college or you just graduated, one thing is for certain. This is NOT your parents’ job market. Used to be if you had a college degree you just sat back and waited for employers to pluck you from the newly graduated talent pool. But those days are long gone. […]

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5 Ways A College Degree is “Healthy” for Your Career


When touting the advantages of a college degree everyone always talks about high earning potential, better benefits, and how you’re more recession-proof if you have a degree. But if you’ve just graduated, and you still haven’t found a job, those “economic” benefits you’ve been hearing about for years are probably starting to sound a little […]

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4 Ways to Capitalize on Your College Social Life


Now that summer is here you’re probably on your long-awaited hiatus from college. If you’re lucky you’ll find summer work to earn a little extra money during your time off, but then what happens once school starts again? That seasonal cash cow seldom spills over into the regular school year, and by the time the […]

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5 Key Differences Between a Career and a Job

Career Path

The word “career” was first used in the 1500s to refer to a street or a road and according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it’s still used to signify a “course” or “passage.” Think of your career as the course of your professional life. Now, consider this: you can have many jobs over your career, you […]

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5 Creative Ways to Add Interest to Your Resume


Now that you’ve graduated from college, it’s time to land a job that actually pays well enough for you to get a nice apartment without having to rely on six roommates to make the rent. This may seem somewhat of a challenge—because to get a job you need job experience, but in order to get […]

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4 Ways to Conquer the New Job Interview


It used to be (years ago, before the unemployment rate was on par with the sales tax percentage in most states) when you were called in for a job interview you showed up for a single meeting, briefly chatted with one or two people, left after an hour or so, and then waited to hear […]

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