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.

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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3 Vital Professionals Students Need (and Can Become)

School is more than a launchpad to a job or more school. School is fertile ground for students to explore careers through professionals who help them every day. The National Center for Education Statistics reports student enrollment in higher education programs has increased dramatically since the start of the century. With students of all backgrounds Read more…

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What Do Education Majors Need Most to Excel as Teachers?

Many people dream of being a teacher, working with children and helping them to become successful individuals. While majoring in education, there are some key characteristics and tangible things that you will need. Each of these four items and qualities will help you to excel in your career as a teacher. Communication Skills As a Read more…

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Cracking the Office Dress Code

Throughout your professional journey there are many times a polished image can aid in your success. From interning to interviews, presentations or future job promotions, being mindful of what you’re wearing can have a great influence on your confidence and overall achievements. Deciding what to wear to work becomes a direct reflection of who you Read more…

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Great Tips to Make Career Decisions

Losing a job nowadays is much easier than finding one – amply highlighted by the global economic recession that began in 2008. Thousands of employees worldwide, especially in the US, lost their jobs overnight as banks and financial institutions jumped in to stem their losses by foreclosures of loans. Hundreds of employees laid off nearly Read more…

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6 Things You Should Know Before Starting Your Writing Career

Starting a new career in any industry can be a scary endeavor, and that’s no less true for writing. Career writing is filled with uncertainty, more so than most other careers, but being a little more informed can help it seem less daunting. So if you’re a prospective writer, here are a couple of key Read more…

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8 Skills You Can Learn From Home And Absolutely For Free

There is no excuse not to sharpen your digital skills in this modern day. The Internet has made many things possible; among them the ability to study for free to attain all manner of skills – right at the comfort of your space. The most marketable skills are digital skills because you have to keep Read more…

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What Employers Look For In Your Social Media

Do you know that over 60% of employers actually look at a potential employee’s social media profiles in order to help make their final decision? It is important that all job seekers know what is on their social media accounts and steps they can take in order to have their social media actually help with Read more…

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Cities Where College Graduates Should Migrate To

People go to college and work hard for years in order to live a life others can only dream about. Do you actually think it’s going to happen? It will for some people – and it’s not just because of the profession they’re going into. A big part of being successful is packing your bags Read more…

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Searching for Opportunity: My Job Hunt Story

In the summer of 2014, I had just finished my first year at university. Commuting was helping to save the family money, but it left me with little money for myself after I had to quit my job to accommodate the lost time travelling. I had worked at a Shoppers Drug Mart ten minutes away Read more…

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