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How to get the most out of college

It’s no secret that college is a quick affair. One day you’re figuring out which building is where and which professor is which, the next you’re making your postgraduate plans. So – how do you ensure you get a good … Continue reading

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The top three reasons you should have a portfolio

More and more often, job applications are being updated to include a little dialogue box known as the “portfolio link.” Here, employers look for prospective employees to enter a personal website that showcases their relevant or even non-relevant work–anything that … Continue reading

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How to follow up after an interview

There’s always talk about following up after life’s most important meetings–holidays, gift exchanges, family visits–and it’s usually a pretty simple task. But when it comes to job interviews, there seems to be a fine line between the right way to follow up and … Continue reading

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#Ranked: The 5 Most Valuable Soft Skills for Today’s Job Market

Soft skills are defined by employers and professionals as a “cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, and optimism that characterize relationships with other people.” But for students, they can more simply be understood as “the … Continue reading

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The Basics of Networking

Think that networking is for people who don’t have homework, who have graduated, or who grew up with powerful businesspeople in their lives? Have you ever dismissed networking as simply a call to stick your nose in others’ business, ask … Continue reading

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Taking the Scare Out of Your New Job 

A new job can be exciting stuff. Your first day feels like the first day of school, and new opportunities allow you to dream big. But once you arrive and find yourself at your new desk, things can get rather … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game: Advice for What to do After Applying and Hearing No Response

Your resume was perfectly formatted, your cover letter was tailored especially for the position, you even landed a preliminary interview. So why haven’t you heard back yet? In an age where much of communication happens instantaneously, it can be especially disconcerting … Continue reading

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