Category Archives: Careers & Majors

Tricks to Make Your Degree More Flexible for the Future By Eileen O'Shanassy

Getting your degree of choice should be the first step on the path to your dream career. As times change, the value of your degree might not be what you expected in the current job market, industry, or economy. When this occurs, it’s important that you learn how to be flexible with your education and degree. Fortunately, there are a few concrete steps you can take to make your resume more flexible. Use these ideas during college to make sure you have a plan for the future.

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Why Choose a Career in Marketing and Advertising? By Emma Miller

“Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” A quote by Joe Chernov perfectly sums up the importance and power of marketing. It’s true that a good product sells itself, but it’s hard to stand out in today’s overcrowded and extremely competitive market, which means that companies need help in raising brand awareness.

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Pushing the Limit: 4 Ways Technology Can Help You Unlock Your Career Potential By Lizzie Weakley

Making the most out of your career requires great performance in the office, but today’s market demands even more. Increasingly, self-motivated individuals are relying on technology to keep up and separate themselves from their fellow workers. Fortunately, those who take advantage of technology will find a wealth of resources available. Here are four ways technology can help you unlock your career potential.

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Surprising Education Options: 4 Degrees You Didn’t Know Existed By Kara Masterson

Many college students struggle with choosing a major. Other adults may be bored with their current jobs and looking for a career that piques their interest. Thankfully, numerous colleges across the country now offer a variety of interesting and downright unusual degrees. Even if one of these four is not the right option, these should be able to get potential college-goers thinking of other interesting paths they want to take.

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Things to Consider When Pursuing a Double Major By Sophia Anderson

Is a double major worth the effort? Where will this decision take you?

There are many questions on your mind. One thing is clear: a double major requires hard work and extra classes. However, it’s also very useful. If you major in two related fields of study, such as chemistry and biology, it will be easier for you to get into a postgraduate program in any of these niches.

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Best Websites for Landing Freelance Jobs By Amir Noghani

In the past, the idea of the ideal workplace mostly consisted of finding a nine-to-five cubicle job, where you can patiently wait for your retirement. Alas, this is no longer so. Recent studies show that just a few years ago the number of people working from their homes in the United States alone rose to about 45 percent, with the indication of possible growth in the future. This is especially convenient for students, who still cannot commit to a full-time job. Because of this, we are living in the golden age of freelancing. For all those interested, here are a few of the best websites to land some freelance jobs.

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5 Compelling Degrees for Business Wunderkinds By Dixie Somers

More and more young people are becoming entrepreneurs in some fashion and starting to wonder what the future holds for them and their careers. If you’re one of these people, you’re likely considering getting a degree, but you might not know which ones will be worth the investment. If you know that you want to go into business and have seen some early successes, consider these five compelling degrees for business wunderkinds.

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What All New Nursing Students Should Know By Eileen O'Shanassy

Being accepted into nursing school means you’ve already cleared one major hurdle on your path to a good career. But the next challenge of surviving nursing school is a big one. By now, you’ve probably heard how tough it is, and you’ll have a lot to think about and prepare for. Here are some things you should know as you prepare to enter nursing school.

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Tech Hubs Worth Moving To By Andre Smith

Being a career girl isn’t as easy as TV shows make it look. It requires confidence, grit, passion, and the freedom and desire to move around a lot. If you want to work for a tech startup, then those qualities become even more vital as you’re going to come up against a lot of competition. What can you do to stay ahead of the crowd and ensure you move to the city that is best able to accommodate your job and lifestyle?

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