Career Advice

How Candidates Can Brand Themselves

  While selling a product or a service for a business may seem incredibly straightforward, selling ourselves is an entirely different matter. As this is naturally much more personal, we can find it difficult to present our character, our goals and our skills in the best light – without appearing arrogant or conceited. So, it […]

August 12, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

12 Things to Stop Doing Immediately If You Want A Job

Maybe you’ve been unemployed for a while.  Maybe you’re a brand spanking new college grad (congrats by the way).  Or maybe your current jobby is so painful that everyone around you feels the pain. Let’s jump right in, shall we?   12.  Stop Procrastinating Applying to jobs is the suckiest, isn’t it?  Only thing worse […]

August 4, 2014 2 comments READ MORE →

The Reverse Interview: How to Turn the Tables and Knock Your Potential Employer’s Socks Off

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 […]

June 24, 2014 11 comments READ MORE →

How Interns Can Make Their Own Positions in the Workplace (and Succeed)

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Dave Ellis is an original member of the YouTern team where serves as the Content and Community Manager, and enjoys his role as the company’s “Man Behind the Curtain”. In his spare time, Dave volunteers, rescuing and rehabilitating sea lions and baby elephant seals. Connect with Dave on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter!     Do you […]

April 24, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

Why I’ve Never Had Trouble Landing My Dream Internships

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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 came into freshman year of college knowing that I wanted an internship.  I also knew that […]

April 22, 2014 1 comment READ MORE →

Be the Michael Jordan of the Job Search

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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.     […]

April 17, 2014 1 comment READ MORE →

4 Ways to Rid Pre-Interview Stress

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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. Read Tom’s latest on […]

April 10, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

What to Wear to a Job Interview (and WHY)

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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 […]

April 8, 2014 3 comments READ MORE →

Gap on Your Resume? Learn How to Fill in Those Pesky Cracks

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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).   . . The good thing about this seemingly endless dreadful job market is that employers are more likely to be sympathetic and understanding about a couple of gaps in your resume. The bad thing is, of […]

March 25, 2014 1 comment READ MORE →

Is This a Resume-Building Internship… or a Waste of Time?

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Dave Ellis is an original member of the YouTern team where serves as the Content and Community Manager, and enjoys his role as the company’s “Man Behind the Curtain”. In his spare time, Dave volunteers, rescuing and rehabilitating sea lions and baby elephant seals. Connect with Dave on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter!     Ideally, by […]

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