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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 »




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 »




How to Market Yourself as a Millennial

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An article by contributor Kyle Elliott. As a Student Affairs professional, I work with millennial students (those born between 1981 – 1997) every day. While not strictly outlined in my position description, much of my work focuses on professional development coaching for these young students. Oftentimes, these students want to hide the fact that they are millennials. This doesn’t come as a surprise given the words often used to describe our generation—lazy, wasteful and self-centered, to name just a few. While some of these characteristics are true for some millennials, they are also equally true for some Gen X’s, some … / Read more »




5 Keys to Making the Most Out of a Career Fair

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. Career fairs are a staple at any university campus. Schools, cities, states even businesses host regular career fairs, not only as an opportunity to network in their communities, but to scout and recruit local talent. Career fairs are great place to find leads during your job search, but you still need to put in some effort of your own if you want to get the most out of it. Here are just five things you can do that will help you during your next job fair: 1. Do Some Research Before the Fair Most job fairs … / Read more »




What Employers Look For In Your Social Media

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As a recent college graduate it is very important to make sure that you are prepared for your job search. A big component that job seekers forget is to make sure that their social media accounts are employer-ready. Is everything that you have on your social media something that you want a potential employer to see? Here is a guide to help make sure your social media profiles are employer ready. This infographic was created by Stevenson University