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2 Simple Ways to Promote Your Personal Brand

Let’s face it; that pretty face of yours can only take you so far, and not far enough to impress potential employers. In today’s world, employers look for a key element in potential employees called the “personal brand.” Basically, your…


Job Search is Like Dating

It’s time to put yourself out there. You want to find that connection, that storied spark. You are tired of settling and ready to put in the effort to find the right fit. You want to get that first-time feeling…


Resume Blunders

If you include information about time spent in jail for assaulting a former boss on your resume, I wouldn’t spend time waiting by the phone to get a call for an interview. It is very important to make a first…


Avoiding Sketchy Jobs and Internships

This time of year you start seeing fliers posted around campus stating things like “You can earn $10,000 this summer.”  While that sounds amazing, ususally things that sound too good to be true are just that – not real! To…