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By: Karen Obringer on December 20th, 2010 at 5:25 am
In Career Development, College, Grad School, High School, Interviews, Networking, Online Image, Personal Branding, Social Media | No Comment
Don’t have time to keep up with all the blogs out there? Wish you could read the blogs while you’re out for a run or driving? Check out JobRadio.FM! Not only do they have great blog entries but there are mp3 files with past interviews and radio broadcasts related to job and career topics. ABOUT […]

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I found a list of scholarships, any advice on how to win them?
By: Derren Thompson on December 16th, 2010 at 5:47 am
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In my last post, I explained some Easy Tips for Finding College Scholarships. So, now that you know where to find the scholarships, you need to begin the actual application process. I find that students are often conditioned not to apply for scholarships because they believe they won’t get an award. I want to dispel […]

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Resume White Lies
By: Karen Obringer on December 6th, 2010 at 5:36 am
In Career Development, College, Grad School, High School | 1 Comment
Did you know that by stating something vague, like “great communication skills,” is seen as a lie on your resume? Business Management Daily posted an article about the most common lies on a resume and how Human Resource people can “smoke out lies in a resume.” CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE HERE Most Common Little White […]

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Easy Tips for Finding College Scholarships
By: Derren Thompson on December 2nd, 2010 at 5:29 am
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Are you worried about how you’ll pay for college next semester or even next year? Many students share this worry. But did you know that websites like Collegeboard.com provide access to more than 2,300 scholarships that total in more than $3 billion in aid? The numbers are staggering. What’s even more important to know, is […]

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Re-Branding for the Better
By: Amy Bentley on November 17th, 2010 at 5:00 am
In Career Development, College, Grad School, High School, Marketing, Personal Branding | 1 Comment
I’d like to tell you a true story. Josh was a superstar growing up. He was recognized for his talents and received many awards and accolades leading up to his professional career. He was the top recruit in his profession with skills unmatched by any of his peers, and he knew it. About 2 years […]

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EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS THROUGH 2018
By: Karen Obringer on November 15th, 2010 at 1:01 pm
In Career Development, College, College Admissions, Grad School, High School | No Comment
Georgetown University recently researched the job projections and education requirements from 2007 through 2018. Read their Help Wanted summary from the Center on Education and the Workforce. It’s stated, in the Executive Summary section, that “America is slowly coming out of the Recession of 2007—only to find itself on a collision course with the future: […]

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Can an MRI Determine Career Choice?
By: Karen Obringer on October 28th, 2010 at 5:23 am
In Career Development, College, Grad School, High School | 4 Comments
Have you heard that researchers are attempting to make a connection between grey matter and vocational choice? They’re actually beginning tests to determine if MRI brain scans can be helpful when choosing a career. After analyzing the results Richard Haier, University of California, said, “A person’s pattern of cognitive strengths and weaknesses is related to […]

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DIVERSITY CAREER RESOURCES: Disabilities
By: Karen Obringer on October 7th, 2010 at 10:33 am
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released, in August 2010, new data about the employment and unemployment of people with disabilities. It’s stated that “the proportion of the population employed in 2009 was 19.2 percent among those with a disability. The employment-population ratio for persons without a disability was 64.5 percent. The unemployment rate of persons […]

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DIVERSITY CAREER RESOURCES: Hispanic American
By: Karen Obringer on September 30th, 2010 at 1:08 pm
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate for Hispanics is 12%. There are more statistics about the employment status of Hispanic or Latino men and women on this graph from Bureau of Labor Statistics. The graph compares statistics from last month and a year ago. An interesting figure from this graph is […]

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Diversity Career Resources: Women
By: Karen Obringer on September 23rd, 2010 at 5:18 am
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Women have been in the workplace since World War II and saw Rosie the Riveter as an inspirational icon to help out on the home front. Also, ever since women entered the workforce they’ve been fighting for equal rights. Here are some statistics that are still true today (found on CollegeTimes): Women comprise 46% of the […]

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