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What Would You Do With 20 More Hours per Week?

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By now, it’s become commonly accepted that multitasking is bad. However, there are several opportunities throughout the day during where “double-tasking” can be your the best friend of a young professional.

By grouping the activities below together, I routinely add up to four hours of productivity to my day…   

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Career Confusion: Which Job Might Be Right For You? [Infographic]

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” From about the age of six, this is a question we hear often. And by the time we’re in high school, it seems everyone we meet asks us some variation of this question. But how do you really know – based on your strengths, weaknesses and personality type –what career is right for you? And if you do already have an answer to the “…when you grow up…” question, how do you know if that career will be in high demand by employers? Vista College, through this comprehensive infographic, not   

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Job Search Sabotage: Taking Rejection Too Personally

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In “The Four Agreements,” a bestselling book by Don Miguel Ruiz, “Don’t take anything personally,” is the second agreement.

Taking things personally in your job search can result in feelings of hurt and inadequacy when you get rejected, something goes wrong in the job interview process or you receive bad advice…   

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How to Choose a Profession That Fits Your Personality

Choose a Day in the Life

“Choose a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.”

That’s a saying almost anyone trying to find the best career for them has heard before. It could also be said that if you choose a profession that suits your personality, you will also be able to enjoy better job satisfaction and work-life balance too…   

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10 Ways to Build a Perfect Personal Brand

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How you present yourself on social media and the Interwebs – from creating a logo and oh-so-snazzy website to establishing a consistent image – is critically important, because it can mean the difference between getting that new job, acquiring a new customer and meeting that high-profile influencer… or not.

But other than creating a catch profile and getting that smiley-yet-professional headshot, how do you get started?   

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How Will You Overcome The Student Employment Gap? [Infographic]

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You are a recent or soon-to-be college graduate entering the workforce… and you’re finding the “entering” part to be more challenging than you ever expected.

Why? Because employers have never been more demanding… which makes “The Student Employment Gap” very real. Consider these facts on employability…   

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