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Informational Interviews: Collecting Knowledge to Help Plan Your Career

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Informational interviews are an excellent method of learning about a job or employer before committing yourself to a new direction for your career. One major advantage of informational interviews?

You will learn more about a specific field or employer, without being “on the spot” like you are in a job interview…   

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#InternPro Chat: How to Build a Job Search Strategy That Will Get You Hired

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An effective job search strategy can mean the difference between getting hired right away and wandering around unemployed for too long.

It’s time to build a job search strategy to get you hired, quickly…   

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Realistic Goals: How to Set Them and Ultimately Achieve Them

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How many times have you set reasonable, realistic goals and couldn’t follow through? After all, goals are often set, but expectations aren’t always met.

Setting even realistic goals won’t do you much good if you don’t have a specific plan of attack…   

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How to Use Goal Setting to Catapult Your Career Forward

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Goal setting can get left by the wayside. The culprit? The daily grind of work can mean that your career comes to a screeching halt. It’s all too easy to get caught up in routines. And then one day, you wake up and you think, “What the heck am I doing here?!” Don’t feel bad. This happens to all of us at some point.
   

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Best Job Prospects in the Coming Year [Infographic]

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As the economy improves and businesses evolve, where does your best chance for success lie? Take a look at this infographic from CareerBuilder and Emsi. It gives you a brief rundown of hiring trends, salary averages, and market growth in some of today’s most influential industries. With this data in hand, you can get a better idea of what the new year might bring.   

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10 Realistic Professional Goals for the Soon to Graduate

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Whether you realize it or not, you started your career a few years ago when you first stepped foot on your college campus. From that very moment, you embarked on a journey that would shape the path that lies ahead of you now. Because of this, it’s time for you to continue the journey by creating professional goals that will help you make the leap into the future of your career.   

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