5 Tips for Getting an Entry-Level Job Unrelated to Your Major

It’s increasingly common for college seniors to realize that the major they selected years ago and have been working hard towards completing has no direct path into the workforce. For example, if you majored in History, Philosophy, Anthropology, or Art …

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This Spreadsheet Is Exactly What You Need to Track Everything in Your Job Search

Ask anyone you know what the best part of their job is, and zero times out of 10 they’ll say, “Applying for it.”

Take this all-too-common situation: Somewhere between your second interview at one company and your fourth email to …

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What are Soft Skills and Why are they Important?

We often hear people being tensed about improving upon their technical skills. What happens next?

They do ace it and yet end up getting rejected. Why?

When we are vying for something big, we only focus on working on the …

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4 Benefits of Taking a Gap Year before Med School

If you are heading into medical school, it can be a daunting scene. You will be looking at years of hard work. You will have little down time. And the reality is, taking a gap year is a great idea. …

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How Can I Match My Degree to My Career Path and Career Goals?

Tana from Texas A&M University College Station asks:

“I am studying university studies in the College of Architecture and I need to pick two minors to study as well for my bachelor’s degree. I have no idea what I should …

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Real Managers Share the Qualities That Make Them Say “Yes!” to Hiring English Majors

The job search is daunting, sure, but it’s doubly so for liberal arts students. How do you convince someone you’re right for the job if you majored in something so abstract, like say, English? How can you frame your ability …

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Here’s Why You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (Even if You’re Not Looking for a Job)

Almost everything in your life eventually needs an update—your car, your clothing, your Facebook profile picture. Just the other day, I discovered that my running shoes are so worn down I’m basically running barefoot.

Your LinkedIn profile is no different. …

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What I’ve Learned About Coming Out as Bisexual at Work—After Doing it at 11 Jobs

“I’m glad that you write about being bisexual,” a colleague said to me over beers one recent evening. She shared that she hasn’t been out to anyone at work in years and how that decision had been unintentional, but also …

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Working In Business Technology And IT (Hint: A Tech Degree Isn’t Always Required)

Every successful company specializes in something—but being an expert in one area doesn’t make them an expert in all areas. This is especially true when it comes to technology. Executives across all industries need help deciding which tools work best …

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How To Answer: Why Do You Want This Job?

One of the most important questions you’ll ever be asked in an interview is, ‘Who would win in a fight, Batman or Superman?’ Just kidding! (The answer is Batman BTW.)

The most important question actually is: Why do you want …

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