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4 Important Career Skills Gained by Working During Your College Years

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It’s not uncommon for college students to work part-time while they’re in school. For some, it’s even a necessity. But there’s more to gain from working during your college years than just some extra cash.

They’re also opportunities for “real world” preparation…   

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Improve Critical Skills: The First Step in Your Career Plan

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Recently, an overseas client contacted me who was in the planning stages of moving back to the U.S. Specifically, he was wondering about how to make the transition back to the American job market. I suggested that he start reviewing U.S.-based job openings to get a sense of what the requirements are, and then take the time to sign up for online courses or attend conferences (if possible) in order to improve critical skills.   

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21 Grammar Rules for Effective Communication [Infographic]

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In today’s highly competitive job market, being able to communicate quickly and effectively is a must.

So using grammar rules correctly – on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and even on social media – is often key factor in landing the job you want…   

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8 Underrated Skills And Why They’re Critical to Career Success

There is so much talk about the “Skills Gap” in the marketplace. In fact, many employers have many positions open for long periods of time.

Not because people aren’t applying, but because they lack the skills required. So what are these missing, underrated skills?   

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How to Show Off Communication Soft Skills During a Job Search

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One of the soft skills employers request the most is communication. What are soft skills and how do I demonstrate them in my job search? Communication soft skills are sometimes difficult to demonstrate to others because they’re personal attributes, like confidence, verbosity, and listening skills. During your job hunt, however, they’re certainly not impossible to demonstrate.   

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Life-Long Learning: The Faster the Better [Infographic]

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A successful, fulfilling career is a true exercise in life-long learning. in fact, all of life is a learning experience.

Each day we learn new things about ourselves and the world around us…   

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