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Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

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5 Simple Ways Adult Students Can Balance Work, Family & School


Balancing the demands of school, work and family takes grit and careful planning. Here are five tips that you can use to stay sane while achieving your goals. More than...

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5 Valuable Skills That Will Help You Land Your Dream Job


Regardless of what industry you’re working in, employers look for a desirable set of general skills. We’ve rounded up some of the most valuable ones to help you land your...

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5 Things You Should Do To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out!


Hiring managers and recruiters can receive hundreds or thousands of applications for each job opening. Do you think they will take their precious time and read every application carefully? Of...

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5 Things You Must Do To Make A Stellar First Impression!


First impressions matter, especially for job interviews. If you’re a job seeker, there are many opportunities to make an impression with each potential employer. Resumes, phone calls, emails, interviews. Every...

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How To Use Your Contacts To Benefit Your Job Search


You all know how important is networking for a job search, and you’ve probably attended several networking events already and collected a pile of business cards. But are you really...

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6 Tips To Help You Improve Your People Skills!


Believe it or not, the most important factor in gaining influence and achieving success is developing people skills! People skills, also know as interpersonal skills, are the skills we use every...

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5 Things You Need To Know To Improve Your Public Speaking Skills


Public speaking is the process of communicating information to an open public audience. It is usually done in front of a group of diverse audience, like in school, in the...

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Unhappy At Work? Here Are 5 Secrets To Finding Job Satisfaction!


What exactly is job satisfaction? It has been defined in many different ways. According to Wikipedia, some believe it is simply how content an individual is with his or her...

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Interested in Technology?Check Out The Career Outlook for Computer Technicians!


If working with technology interests you, becoming a computer technician might be the perfect job for you. A computer technician is someone who installs, analyzes, repairs and maintains many different...

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How To Answer Interview Question – “What’s Your Greatest Strength?”


During job interviews, there are certain types of questions that employers tend to ask, regardless of the position and company. One of the most common interview questions is, "What is...

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New Year, New Career! 5 Tips To Kick-Start Your New Career In 2018!


You've been thinking about a new career for a while, but you were busy at the end of the year with holiday plans and family commitments. Now's the time to...

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