In the Workplace

Congratulations, you landed an opportunity! Whether it’s your first internship or the start of your career, you’ll find the workplace is a lot different from school. We’re here to help you settle in, get along with coworkers, fend off office politics, and ultimately succeed in your career.

How To Successfully Pitch Ideas To Your Boss

When you consider yourself to be an ambitious professional, you’re probably looking at everything you can bring to the table at your current workplace. Being able to provide more than your coworkers can help you climb the ranks within your company by proving your value. The fear of rejection might make you hesitate in pitching Read more…

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The Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

At one time, it was common for workers in a wide range of industries to find a great job with a successful company and to spend most or all of their career working for the same company. However, things have changed, and job hopping is now far more common. In fact, according to the Bureau Read more…

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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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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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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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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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Your Teaching Career: Why You Should Consider Teaching at a Private School

You’ve decided that you want to be a teacher and finally graduated with your degree. One major consideration to make is whether you want to seek employment in a public or private school. One type of school is not necessarily better than the other, but there are certain advantages that you get working in a Read more…

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Millennials in the Workforce: What You Need to Know

For all the talk of lazy Millennials, the truth is that we’re the largest generation currently in the US workforce. We are a gigantic and diverse group – born just before or after the turn of the millennium, we makes up almost twenty-five percent of the entire US population. We’re slowly but surely taking over Read more…

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What to Expect From Your First Job

When you are about to graduate from college, you will have high expectations about your first job. You might have had some part time jobs, which provided you with insight on what the business world might look like. Prospective employers may even approach you before your final exam and offer you a relatively attractive salary. Read more…

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