Careers

There is a lot to learn when it comes to planning your career – and your future. This section will teach you everything from learning who you are and what you want, to finding opportunities, to giving the best interview, and even what to expect once you’re all settled in your first job.

Why Ecommerce Could Be the Answer to Your Unemployment Woes

Congratulations – all of your hard work over the couple of years has paid off and you’ve finally graduated with that coveted degree! After years of studying and spending hours in the library, it’s time to sit back, put your feet up and wait for all those job offers to start rolling in. Right? While Read more…

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Starting a Business as a Student? Why You Should Have an Exit Plan

A lot of entrepreneurs and successful startup employees swear by starting businesses while you’re still a student. The philosophy behind that idea is that you’re ready to leap off the ground the moment you finish your education. While this sometimes works, you can never quite predict what life is going to throw at you. Everyone Read more…

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Seven Things I Learned this Summer as a Law Office Intern

I interned at a law office this summer in Fort Worth, Texas. Not just any law office, but one that represents people accused of crimes. That, in and of itself, made it interesting and exciting. Even though I didn’t get to do a lot of legal work (unless taking documents to the courthouse counts), it Read more…

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Out of College: How to Stay Productive at Work

Starting a new 9-5 job can be overwhelming; how do people go to the same job, every day, for 40 hours a week? It’s all too easy for monotony to set in and make you wish you never started your job in the first place. With all the stress, other people who think they know Read more…

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Want A Rewarding Career Path? Become a Financial Manager

The basic tenet of any successful business is to sell products and services for profit. However, in order to scale up a small business, one must possess a greater financial acumen which can help the individuals find additional ways of making money. Becoming a financial manager will expand your awareness level and increase your odds Read more…

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Searching for Green Job Opportunities: What Every Young Person Should Know

Young people looking for green energy jobs may be a bit disheartened about job prospects without applicable experience. Fortunately, this should not be a barrier to pursuing a dream of working in green energy. 4 Things to Learn About Pursuing Green Energy Jobs In a recent interview, the 28-year-old founder of Alcen Renewable, Tao Kong, Read more…

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How to Afford Starting a New Business Right After College

For many college graduates, the first step on the employment ladder is either unappealing or non-forthcoming. Those with a burning business idea are tempted to go it alone and put their entrepreneurial spirit to the test. However, a common stumbling block in getting a new business off the ground is the lack of funds available Read more…

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5 Things You Should Do When Considering Career Choices

There’s nothing quite as exciting as graduating from college. This transition will empower you to begin pursuing work and building a rewarding career that will present you with a wide range of opportunities. As you approach graduation, it’s important to start thinking critically about what you are going to do afterwards. Below you’ll find several Read more…

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Pros and Cons of Having a Part-Time Job in College

Is it possible for students to focus on GPA scores when they have a part-time job? Even though it is a major distracting factor, a job can have a positive influence on the studying process. It is all about prioritizing. If you put your studies first, you will get the results you want. On the Read more…

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5 Student Tips for Making Money While Traveling the World

When you’re studying abroad or exploring on your gap year, you’re going to need some money to take care of yourself. It’s hard to work a traditional job while bouncing from place to place, but there are a few jobs you can count on to be there wherever you land. There are even some jobs Read more…

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