Road Blocks To Success

By: Karen Obringer on December 27th, 2010 at 5:00 am
In Career Development, College, Grad School, Marketing, Networking, Online Image, Personal Branding | 1 Comment
People often come into my office seeking job search advice stating that they’ve either been looking but no one’s calling them for interviews or they’ve went on interviews but still no job offers. At that point I give them my detective-like answer… if you’re not receiving any job offers it may have to do with […]

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JobRadio.FM
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
In College, College Admissions, High School | No Comment
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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Top 10 Things Companies Look For When Making Hiring Decisions: Part 2
By: Heidi Radakovich on December 14th, 2010 at 12:26 pm
In Career Development, College, Interviews, Personal Branding | No Comment
When interviewing candidates on campus for open positions there are several things we look for when determining whether or not we will move forward with an offer. To give you a competitive edge I would like to share the remaining top 10 characteristics with you. Please see my last post for the first half. 6. […]

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5 (More) Things I Wish I’d Done During My Final Year of College
By: Anna Manasova on December 9th, 2010 at 5:13 am
In Career Development, College, Online Image | 1 Comment
In last week’s post I outlined 5 Things I Wish I’d Done During My Final Year of College. These were: start a blog (and update it regularly) write at least 3 guest posts build really strong online presence work on an exciting project research 10 companies you’d love to work for Reading over the article […]

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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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5 Things I Wish I’d Done During My Final Year of College
By: Anna Manasova on December 2nd, 2010 at 5:38 am
In Career Development, College, Online Image | 6 Comments
Having graduated in June, I often look back at my final year in college with wonder. I did a lot. But I was also stressed about finishing all my schoolwork, preparing for exams, and trying to cope with applying for jobs and the attempts to somewhat define my (immediate) future. I am proud to say […]

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Easy Tips for Finding College Scholarships
By: Derren Thompson on December 2nd, 2010 at 5:29 am
In College, College Admissions, High School | No Comment
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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Top 10 Things Companies Look For When Making Hiring Decisions: Part 1
By: Heidi Radakovich on November 30th, 2010 at 5:41 am
In Career Development, College, Interviews, Personal Branding | 1 Comment
When interviewing candidates on campus for open positions, there are several things we look for when determining whether or not we will move forward with an offer. To give you a competitive edge, I would like to share these characteristics with you. I can’t imagine that across industries/companies the general qualifications are very different. Happy […]

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Boomerang Students
By: Karen Obringer on November 22nd, 2010 at 10:48 am
In Career Development, College, Grad School | 1 Comment
It shouldn’t surprise you to hear that recent grads are still flocking home to live. In fact CollegeGrad.com did an article on this phenomenon stating that “among 2009 U.S. college graduates, 80 percent moved back home with their parents after graduation.” The article continues to note that many college students have very close ties to […]

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