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Ways to Show Appreciation for Veterans on Veterans Day

Veterans Day celebrates those who have served the country in war or peace, in any branch of the military. The holiday recognizes the personal sacrifices, deep courage, love of country, and selflessness involved in securing our freedoms and fighting on our country’s behalf across the world.  Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11th, and its …

How-To Guide: Asking for a Full-Time Position After Your Internship

An internship can be an invaluable experience. The problem is, only around half of all internships lead to the intern landing a job with the company. To boost your chances of walking away with a guaranteed job after your internship is over, follow these tips: 1. Establish Goals It will be a good idea to …

How to Find and Apply for University Scholarships

Congratulations — you were accepted to a degree program! Whether it’s an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s, you’re embarking on a journey to higher lifetime earnings, deepened expertise, and so much more. Choosing to further your education will help you stand out in today’s competitive marketplace — according to the APLU, 99% of jobs created post-Recession …

The Pomodoro Technique for Time Management

No matter our jobs, responsibilities, class load, or exercise routine, we’ve all got the same 24-hour period to work with. If you’ve ever struggled to check items off your to-do list or are looking for ways to reduce stress, then committing to a time management technique could be a great option.  Time management is a …

Becoming a Thought Leader: Live-Tweeting at Conferences

As you move through your career, you gain authority in your chosen field. With focus and dedication, you can use this authority to become a thought leader — that is, someone who’s a trusted source in a given field and who inspires others with innovative ideas. Thought leaders are individuals whom others turn to for …

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