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Why cross-functional learning shouldn’t end with a diploma

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By Davina Mazaroli & Alexis Unwalla, Anheuser-Busch Diversify your skillset – common advice given to students these days. But if cross functional learning & development is a no-brainer in the classroom, why should it end once you have your diploma? To reach your peak professional potential, it’s important to find a company that actively pushes you to learn through versatile opportunities and job experiences. The U.S. Department of Education has found an 85% increase in the number of college students earning multiple majors over the last 10 years. Students are interested in broadening their knowledge during college in order to optimize … / Read more »




Questions you should always ask in an interview

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An article by contributor Craig Scott. When you go on a job interview, your interviewer will ask you a lot of questions. That makes sense. They’re trying to see if you’re a good fit for the position and for their company. Typically, they’ll ask you if you have any questions toward the end of the interview. You might think it makes more sense, or makes you look better, to not ask questions. But you actually should ask several specific questions. Even if they don’t ask if you have any questions, make sure you always ask a couple of these questions: … / Read more »




How to Successfully Network before Graduation

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. As graduation approaches, college students have a lot to do. You must prepare for finals, complete major projects like your undergraduate thesis and get ready to move on to the next phase of your life. Searching for your first job is a top priority. The reality is that many other people will be applying for each job that you are interested in. Building a network of professional contacts before you graduate will put you in a good position to land one of those jobs. With a good network in place, you may get hired even … / Read more »




The Job Market: How to Make Yourself Stand out to Potential Employers

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An article by Ohio based contributor Lizzie Weakley. When employers need a position filled, they don’t go out and look for the mediocre candidates; they find people who shine out from the herd. Nowadays, it’s becoming even more difficult to stand out, though. Colleges and universities are spitting out hundreds of thousands of new candidates, all hungry to prove themselves and start earning money. So how do you make yourself stand out in such saturated markets? Here’s five ways to do that. Think Outside the Box A Minnesota native made the headlines a few years ago when he bought some … / Read more »




How to Start Freelancer Career

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An infographic courtesy of Resume Writing Lab. A lot of students, as well as recent graduates, dream about freelancing. Certainly, there are quite a few benefits that make this career path attracting. Promises of flexible hours, location freedom, control over jobs, and profitability often make job seekers forget that freelance job is a job nonetheless. Thinking that Freelancing Career is a lot easier than a 9-to-5 job would be a mistake. To get to the top you will have to work a lot. There are numerous opportunities for freelancers but every single of them requires your time and hard work. … / Read more »