Category Archives: College

Dear College Grad: Beware Taking the Beaten Path

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Let’s face it: Life is full of rules, especially for current students and the recent college grad.

However, as you look toward the rest of your life you must be willing to challenge some of those rules…   

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THIS is How You Write a Personal Branding Statement

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A personal branding statement is like answering a very open-ended essay questions.

They’re meant to give an applicant the liberty to explain who they are and why they see themselves fit to be a part of a certain job, internship, or university…   

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Are You Really Career Ready? [Infographic]

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What does “career ready” really mean?

What competencies must you master to step into your first real role after college and make a difference?
   

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What Are the Best Cities for New Grads?

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If you’re a recent college grad or are going to graduate soon, you’re about to be faced with a choice. After all, now that you finally have your degree, you need to move somewhere and start your career.

Where should you go? What are the best cities for new grads? There are a lot of factors to consider…   

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Freelance Work: The Key to Closing the Experience Gap

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It’s no secret that work experience is more than essential for any recent graduate job seeker. After all, with the competition in the job market at an all time high, a recent college graduate with little to no work experience will more than likely not be considered for entry level position after graduation. Nowadays, the so called “entry level” positions require at least 2 years of experience, sometimes more! And yet, while the demand for internships has never been higher, the supply seems to be dwindling. There simply isn’t enough internships to go around. So, how does a college student gain experience   

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Young Pros: Are You Surrounding Yourself with Genius?

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When it comes to your career, what would happen if we surrounded ourselves with those who challenge us to be better?

We can. And many successful young professionals are already using reference groups – mentors, influencers, and other forms of genius – to define themselves, shape their goals, and gauge their progress…   

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