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Professional Peak: How to Dress for the Position You Want

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. Visit any university campus and you’ll see scores of students dressed in “college couture” – wind shorts, t-shirts, hoodies, and sandals. While it might be socially acceptable on campus to slink to a lecture dressed like they rolled out of bed, college students are in for a rude awakening when they enter the workforce because, like it or not, what you wear is critical for the future of your career. Dressing for the part is important and can be a challenge if you don’t know how. Here are some ideas to help you prepare for … / Read more »




Standing Out in Your Interview: 4 Things That Give You an Edge

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An article by contributor Brooke Chaplan. Interviewing for a job can be stressful, no matter how many times you have done it. You have to prepare to be evaluated by strangers, imagine a future at the job, and do it knowing it may not work out. The best way to ease your anxiety is to do your best! With preparation, you will be more confident and perform better.  There are obvious ways to prepare, like dressing the part and arriving on time, but they may not set you apart. Here are four tips that will give you an edge on … / Read more »




5 Ways Business School Can Help You Have a Successful Startup

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An article by Ohio based contributor Lizzie Weakley. If you want to run a successful startup business, you may first want to go to business school. While there, you will learn a variety of skills that may help increase your odds of creating a successful company that you can eventually sell or pass on to future generations. How can business school help you run your business more effectively? Learn to Write a Business Plan Writing a business plan is the first thing that you should do when attempting to create a new company. Creating this plan enables you to pin … / Read more »




How to reach out to recruiters on LinkedIn

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An article by contributor Emily Burgess. When you have recently graduated, or you are about to graduate, there can be a certain amount of pressure to find a job. Not only are you trying to find a way to make a living after your studies, but you are also competing with other candidates in the same position. Rather than waiting for a job to come to you, it’s better to reach out to recruiters, and you can find plenty of them on LinkedIn. Here’s how to get in touch with them. Request a connection You can normally only do this … / Read more »




Career Criteria: What It Takes To Break into Healthcare

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An article by contributor Brooke Chaplan. As the U.S. population ages, the use of healthcare services is definitely rising. As a result, the demand for numerous types of healthcare careers is also expanding. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2025 there will be a shortage of more than 500,000 registered nurses across the country. These jobs, along with nursing assistants, medical assistants, physical therapists, and many others, will obviously be in high demand for a decade or more. If these or other jobs in healthcare appeal to you, here are some tips on how you can … / Read more »