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17 Resume Killers That’ll Keep You from Your Dream Job

The scary thing about putting yourself out there in the job market is there are many ways it can go wrong — exhibit A, the 17 resume killers we’re about to discuss. In the following article, we’ll examine the mistakes that keep us from getting the jobs we need to elevate our careers beyond the […]
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Flexible Work: 16 Tips to Excel in Your Career When No One Makes You

Flexible work is a reality many students will need to embrace as they move through their educational, and into their professional, careers. Sometimes the freedoms of this form of work will be available in a W2 setting while others will be exclusive to the gig economy.  The chances of you working remotely in either capacity are […]
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17 Quotes on Getting and Staying Focused

Staying focused is one of the more difficult things to do when you first get out of high school and begin to navigate the waters of freshman year and adult independence. You will definitely stumble along the way. Fortunately, there are many others who’ve done the same, and they have been generous with their advice […]
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Productivity for Students: 8 Behaviors You Think Are Helping But Aren’t

Many of the tips of productivity for students revolve around bad advice. While lots of nuggets can go either way, the ones we are about to discuss are too often seen as positives when they actually derail progress. In the following article, we’ll be discussing why people recommend them as well as why each one […]
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It’s Never Too Early to Think About Lifestyle Design

Lifestyle design has taken off in popularity in recent years, in many cases moving our culture away from materialism and so-called “traditional” ideas of happiness and the American Dream. Much of that is propagated due to the difficulties that millennials and younger generations face.  The harsh economic reality of the last eight years has been […]
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First Job Interview Questions for Students: 12 You’ll Get, and How to Answer Them

First job interview questions are always a tad different when it is clear you are about to enter the workforce or have limited experience. Employers come to the table with a different set of expectations from you. Realistic expectations. It is important you follow suit by not expecting too much in way of pay, benefits, […]
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How to Work Around the Online Job Search

An online job search is fast and convenient, but it also comes with its own share of drawbacks that can actually do you more harm than good if you’re not aware of them. Chief among the complaints: if I’m supposed to make myself stand out from other applicants, how can I do that following the […]
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Millennials, ‘The Problem with Your Generation Is This’

Fear not, millennials. This article is not what you think it is. You won’t find any judgment here. The headline is in quotes, and while admittedly a little click-bait, it’s a completely accurate depiction of what you’re about to read. A fed-up user on Reddit recently posed the question to your generation: what is the […]
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How to Sleep Better During the Summer Months

Many students mistakenly think they will sleep better during the summer months. It stands to reason. No longer having to attend school all day means more time to sleep in, right? Well, that can be a blessing and a curse. According to one 2016 report from Huffington Post, “Too much sleep on a regular basis […]
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The 7 Rules Every Student Should Know for Building an Online Footprint

Developing an online footprint is an escapable part of living in the 21st Century. If you hope to function in society, you’ve got to have a presence. Unfortunately, most people are doing it wrong, and the foul-up begins while they are still in school. In the following article, we’ll be discussing some of the rules […]
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