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Plan on It: 5 Ways to Get Yourself Organized with a Planner

  • September 11, 2018

We all wish our lives could feel more organized. Year after year, it’s one of the most prevalent New Year’s resolutions and one of the most common goals students set at the start of the academic season. If you’re ready to stop missing appointments and start feeling like you’re on top of all your projects, […]

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5 “Back to Work” Tips for a Happier You

  • September 5, 2018

Notebooks: check.  Pencils: check.  Backpack: check.  Yep, it’s “back to school” time!  For many children, it’s an exciting time of making friends and learning new things.  As we grow older, many adults lose this sense of youth and enthusiasm for the back-to-work-day… but you don’t have to!  Approach work passionately and feel enthused at your job […]

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Real, Practical Advice for a Cover Letter that Gets You Hired

  • August 14, 2018

Do you shudder at the thought of writing a cover letter? You’re not alone. Cover letters are the perfect opportunity to show that you’re likeable, smart, and driven—but if you’re not a writer the whole thing can seem like a nerve-racking complication. After all, if you’re applying for an IT position, you never claimed to […]

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Informational Interviews – what is it and how do I get one?

  • July 31, 2018

So, what exactly is an informational interview? Imagine a job interview where, instead of pursuing a job, you’re just seeking career advice. You can request an informational interview when you want to know more about someone’s job, company, or industry. It’ll give you a chance to pick someone’s brain for career advice, providing you insight […]

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Infographic: Your guide to social media

  • July 20, 2018

Did you know that most employers will check your social media when you apply for a job? But don’t worry, you don’t have to make everything private or delete all your pictures from the internet. Here is all you need to know on making your social media job hunt ready!

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Salary Talk: This is How You Rock a Salary Negotiation!

  • July 5, 2018

There will come a point during your job search when you must have THE salary talk. It can be a daunting conversation—especially if you’ve never negotiated your salary before. Surveys say that only 11% of people are satisfied with their first salary offer (Houston Chronicle), yet nearly half (49%) accept it (CareerBuilder). When you don’t negotiate, you […]