Career Advice

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 […]

March 20, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

Your March Madness Guide to the Interview Process

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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 […]

March 11, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

It’s Tougher at the Bottom: Why All Students Should Work Minimum Wage (at Least Once)

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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 […]

March 6, 2014 2 comments READ MORE →

4 Tips for Making the Most of Your College Experience

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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 been criticized for not sticking to a single industry in order to gain the most […]

February 27, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

The 5 Questions to Ask at Any Job Interview

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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).   . . It’s easy to sit and fret about the interview. Those people, in their fancy clothes and their clean chairs, forcing you to run the intellectual gauntlet all in the name of employment. And true, […]

February 26, 2014 0 comments READ MORE →

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 […]

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