My Colleges and Careers: Careers for Right Brained... →
mycollegesandcareers: Graphic designer. If you are artistic, creative, and like to draw, a career as a graphic designer will give you plenty of chances to do this on a daily basis, creating people’s logos and letterhead through digital technology like Illustrator. Interior designer. Interior…
My Colleges and Careers: Classes Every College... →
mycollegesandcareers: Classroom at UBC. Photo: Velkr0 on Flickr We polled out Career Experts for suggestions on classes that every college students — including you! — should take to become more well-rounded individuals and better prepared for integration into the real world. Speech/Communications…
My Colleges and Careers: How to Stay Focused In... →
mycollegesandcareers: Need help focusing? Photo: Toolstop Block distracting sites. If Facebook or Tumblr is your Achille’s heel, you don’t have to disconnect your internet in order to get focused. Chrome and Firefox have apps that will block certain internets during a set period of time so you can…
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be...– Goodbye, Steve Jobs. (via valleygirldubs)
My Colleges and Careers: Top 10 Most Failed... →
mycollegesandcareers: By Greg Narayan If you’ve gotten through them, congrats, if not, then find a friendly and hopefully helpful genius in your major to study with. Managerial Accounting: teaches you how to manage? Hardly, lots of unbalanced balance sheets. Calculus II: for those who love…
My Colleges and Careers: How Much do College... →
mycollegesandcareers: Job Opportunities- A study performed by the National Association of Colleges and Employer showed that 70 percent of hiring managers do screen applicants based on their GPA but that most didn’t care as long as the GPA was above a 3.0. University Opportunities- If you are planning to…
My Colleges and Careers: 3 Mistakes That Prevent... →
mycollegesandcareers: How are your communication skills? Photo: P Shanks on Flickr By Rafe Gomez, Rehirement Coach 3. Absence of an interview strategy Armed with their golden resumes, many grads go into job interviews with the mentality of “here I am, here’s what I’ve done, what do you think?” When…
10 mistakes to avoid after landing your first job! →
mycollegesandcareers: #7: Not Being Able to Handle Feedback You must develop the ability to process constructive criticism, or feedback that may be difficult to hear, in a productive way. The worst thing you can do is become defensive or shut down. The person who is trying to help you (most likely your boss) will realize you can’t handle feedback, and he or she will stop giving it to you....
Volunteer to Land a Job By Jessica Pierce ...
Volunteer to Land a Job By Jessica Pierce Let me ask, are you volunteering? If not, why? Really consider those questions… I run a nonprofit program dedicated to unemployed professionals that is completely run by over 55 volunteers, and almost all of them are professionals that have been in career transition. I am an advocate for volunteering and providing service to others, even in a time...
Vault.com Inc: 5 Tips to a Winning ResumeAs stated... →
vault75: 5 Tips to a Winning Resume As stated in a previous blog, interviews get you the job, but resumes get your foot in the door. Your job search will go nowhere without an eye-catching resume. And so, while many of the following tips might seem obvious to some, here are five helpful tips for…
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How to Turn Your Work into a Calling
mycollegesandcareers: What is the puzzle piece you bring? Photo: Wilhei55 People who view their work as a calling experience higher job satisfaction and perform better. Do you wish you had a calling? All it takes is to change the way you view your work by focusing on the value that you provide. Viewing your work as a calling will make you happier and more successful. So take a minute to...
This Is What I Do: Great Career Advice for... →
forever-athlete: As it’s back-to-school time again, I thought this post by Alan Aragon would be appropriate: “Come to grips with what it is you’re absolutely nuts about (not just vaguely interested in). This is what you should be doing as a career. Try to recall the last time you did an exceptional job at…
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