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5 Ways Postgraduate Study Can Accelerate Your Career

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An article by contributor Rachael Murphey. It has been found that master level graduates earn about 25% more annually than their bachelor level counterparts. By continuing your education after the undergraduate level you will experience professional development, create a broader network, and have more career opportunities. Below, check out five ways that postgraduate study can accelerate your career: 1. Higher Career Advancement It is obvious that earning a masters or doctoral degree is no easy task. By having one of these degrees it shows that you have persistence, drive, and dedication, all of which are qualities that employers value. An … / Read more »




Help Wanted: Tips to Get a Job Overseas

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. Getting a job is hard enough for candidates who are qualified to work in their home countries. When job seekers want to work overseas, the challenges become even greater. If you want to work overseas, you’ll have to know how to get your foot in the door. The below tips can help. Start with a Proper Resume It is common for overseas employers to ask for specialized resumes and detailed personal history descriptions. Candidates should be ready to retool their resumes to match each job application. Depending on the culture and local laws in … / Read more »




How studying abroad can help your career

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An Article by contributor Christopher Austin. Apart from being super cool to leave your home town and go somewhere overseas to study, the truth is an international degree can help jump-start your career, and prepare you for academic success. Students eager to apply for college somewhere far away from their homes should know that the opportunity may help them developed some core professional skills: self-awareness, confidence, adaptability, and communication. These programs can set you on the right path for a great and fulfilling career! The perks of studying abroad Studying abroad helps alumni develop an additional set of skills; skills they … / Read more »




Job Safety Net: How to Start Freelancing on Your Own

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. These days everyone needs a safety net, a way to know they have job security, and many are thinking of ways to earn extra income. With the future of the economy still uncertain and good jobs hard to come by, it is important to make your own way in the world. Starting a second career as a freelancer is one of the best ways to grow your skills, enhance your earning power, learn new things, and improve your quality of life. You do not have to give up your full-time job to succeed as … / Read more »




Your 4-Year Plan: How To Take Advantage Of Your College Education

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An article by contributor Meghan Belnap. With the rising costs of college education and the increasing demand on student attention in the form of social and digital media, having a 4-Year plan is absolutely critical to take advantage of your college education. All too often, graduates are saddled with student debt and without suitable work. Some real-world skills are sadly missed or not studied by most new graduates, but it’s never too late to start taking advantage of your education, and laying the ground work for a career after graduation! Freshman Year: Orient Yourself, Work Hard and Socialize Most incoming freshman … / Read more »