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12 Helpful Alexa Skills for College Students

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Amazon Echo devices and the Alexa voice-prompt assistant gives students the freedom to access information, learn new skills, and complete tasks in a hands-free manner. This device makes it easier to connect with others, learn about new opportunities, prioritize tasks, and manage time. Here are the top 12 skills to help college students make the most of their time at school and improve their chances of landing their dream job upon graduation: Find jobs that match your career goals: “Alexa, open Career Advisor.” If you’re just beginning your job search or looking to switch careers, Alexa’s Career Advisor skill is a great place to start. She will … / Read more »

Will employers value my experience as a competitive athlete?

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Mariana at Tecnológico de Monterrey asked: I am an undergraduate student, and I am worried that I don’t have any work experience yet. I really would like to obtain a job before I finish my degree. I have been an athlete for almost 7 years; all I know is about training, racing, and teaching children to swim in a summer camp. I wish to know if these experiences are enough for getting my first official job. Can you give me any advice of what I should do? Hi Mariana, Great question!  Do employers value the skills and experience of competitive athletes? … / Read more »