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By Industry: The Ultimate Guide to Job Search Timelines

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Calling all college students: If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly thinking about when you should start the dreaded job search.

I mean, how early is too early to start sending out your resume? Is September too soon?   

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Can Liberal Arts Majors Still Find a Great Job? [Infographic]

To many, a degree in Liberal Arts sounds good… until they jump into a job search. There, they find that unemployment rates for Liberal Arts majors can sometimes be significantly higher than other degrees.

All is not lost, however. In fact, with the right strategy, a degree in Liberal Arts can open doors you may not have expected…   

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16 Writing Rules All Young Professionals Should Know

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There are some writing rules many of us have forgotten. And there are also words and phrases that sound interchangeable, but really aren’t. So mistakes are made, every day.

To help you put your best grammar foot forward, here are 16 writing rules all young professional should know:   

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Long Distance Networking: A Long-Term Investment

Long Distance Networking

Networking is about building relationships. Period. It isn’t the smarmy “What can you do for me?” exercise that many novices see it as — and if you’re doing it that way, it probably isn’t doing much for you. And in today’s economy, if you aren’t investing in networking on a global scale, your networking may not be doing much for your career. I live in San Diego, home to one of the large hubs of biotech companies. That gives me a natural advantage when looking for a job in the biotechnology industry; indeed, my local network is full of people   

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How Do Interns Set Their Career Up for Success? [Infographic]

Intern Must Dos

You may be just finishing your summer internship, or looking forward to a new gig in the fall.

Either way, compliments of Northpoint, we present this quick reminder of “must do’s” for interns…   

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5 Ways to Start Your Career While Still in College

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Kicking off your career in college is essential to your success after graduation. College students who do internships, brand themselves, and gain real world experience are more likely to land jobs after college than those who don’t do anything to advance their careers.

There are so many different things you can do to launch your career as a college student…   

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