Career Advice

Your College Major Doesn’t Define Career Options: You Do!

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Kaitlin Luna is a Student Affairs and Higher Education professional with six years (and counting) of experience working with college students as a career and academic advisor. Kaitlin is passionate about career development and is particularly knowledgeable about the job search, social networking, personal branding and interview preparation. You can tweet her @KaitlinLuna or find her on LinkedIn. . Choosing […]

February 25, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

In Tomorrow’s Job Market, It Will Be All About You

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Geordie McClelland is the CEO and Founder of theThings.biz, an online career advancement service designed to help entry-level job seekers find work at companies where they are best positioned for success.  theThings.biz provides searchable, reference-based professional profiles built around the transferable skills and personal characteristics that define how people work, and a job search engine that […]

February 14, 2014 1 comment READ MORE →

Dating and Job Interviews

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Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network, a Chicago-based staffing firm. Founded in 1998, LaSalle has served thousands of clients and candidates, placing job seekers in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. 500/5000 list for the last seven consecutive years. ReadTom’s latest on his […]

February 13, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

“Sorry, Clark”: The Art of Crafting a “Super” Career Persona (Part 2)

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Veronica Park is an author, journalist and world-traveler of many different past and future vocations. Keep an eye out for her first published novel, which will hopefully be announced soon. In the meantime, you can read about her exploits in the Caribbean and find out her opinion on pretty much everything by following her on […]

February 11, 2014 1 comment READ MORE →

The Power of Charity Work to Boost Your Resume

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If you perform charity or volunteer work, you probably do so because you believe in the cause and you have a desire to help others. However, while helping others you could also be helping your own career as well. Volunteer work can be a very important part of your resume and can help you to […]

February 4, 2014 3 comments READ MORE →

Still Need a Good New Year’s Resolution? Get a New Job!

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The start of a new year gives us time to reflect on the year gone by and make plans for the year to come. For many of us, this includes assessing our career prospects. Little wonder January often sees a rise in the number of people looking for a new job once the mince pies […]

January 30, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

What A Stack of Failed Job Interviews Has Taught Me In the Last 4 Years

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Zach Groth is a senior at Ball State University. On the post-graduation job search himself, Zach has job experience in corporate, government, nonprofit and student-run organizations. You can tweet him any questions, concerns or blog ideas on Twitter at @zgroth.     I have worked my ass off in college. I have been very blessed and will graduate in […]

January 23, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

BE THE BATMAN: The Art of Crafting a “Super” Career Persona

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Veronica Park is an author, journalist and world-traveler of many different past and future vocations. Keep an eye out for her first published novel, which will hopefully be announced soon. In the meantime, you can read about her exploits in the Caribbean and find out her opinion on pretty much everything by following her on […]

January 21, 2014 2 comments READ MORE →

5 Phrases on Your Resume that are Killing Your Job Hunt

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Natasha Hodgson is a careers and entrepreneurship enthusiast, currently working as Community Manager for vibrant internships and jobs platform Enternships (@enternships).   . . There aren’t a lot of situations where you can totally control your own first impression. An impromptu meeting? Nightmare. His name’s Kevin, not Steven, and it turns out you’re wearing a Spongebob tie. A […]

January 17, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

7 Interview Resolutions for 2014

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Tom Gimbel is the President and CEO of LaSalle Network, a Chicago-based staffing firm. Founded in 1998, LaSalle has served thousands of clients and candidates, placing job seekers in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle is the only Illinois-based staffing firm named on the Inc. 500/5000 list for the last seven consecutive years. ReadTom’s latest on his […]

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