Career Advice

Are university educations the best you can get?

Work Placements and Qualifications Can Give an Edge in the Employment Market Finding the right type of job is never an easy task, especially in today’s competitive employment market. Making the choice between obtaining a university degree and plunging straight into employment can also be difficult task but obtaining a qualification may give you an […]

November 24, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study Part 1 (Infographic)

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Spherion, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure.   Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study Check out study here: Spherion has examined the issues and trends impacting the workplace and the employment life cycle for more than 15 years. Their 2014 study examines several primary themes […]

October 27, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

Looking for a job as a freelancer writer? Start here

Freelancing is as popular as ever and why not?  Earning money on the side or full-time with your skills sounds like a nice big piece of pie, doesn’t it?  So sweet! If you’re looking forward to getting started, here are some tips for you. Study Other Freelancers Thoroughly study the problems faced by freelancers. Find […]

October 14, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

How to Get Started on Climbing the Corporate Ladder

In the modern business world there is little need to stand still. With fast-tracked career progression available for the most effective business people, it pays to perform to a high standard in your work. Proficient and effective employees are invariably rewarded with greater responsibility, increased salaries and an elevated status in the workplace. With a […]

September 26, 2014 1 comment READ MORE →

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.     […]

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