Category Archives: Careers & Majors

5 Common Job Search Mistakes New Graduates Make By Donna Moores

While transitioning from college student to college graduate is a huge, highly-celebrated accomplishment, transitioning from college graduate to career professional is often a stressful, daunting task. New graduates have mastered the world of education but are often unsure about the standards and components of the working world. While there are numerous outlines to help recent graduates on their initial job searches, like this Ultimate Guide for Finding a Job, many still make simple mistakes that hurt their chances of landing their dream job.

 

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How Your Interests Define Your College Experience & the Rest of Your Life By Hannah Whittenly

Being successful in college directly correlates with succeeding in life. In fact, your interests and your major will define your college experience and the rest of your life. It is important to realize what motivates you and what makes you happy. In addition, self-examination will help you make major decisions about your career and life journey. Even if you have pondered these questions, it is always good to reaffirm you desires and interests.

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Tips for College Graduates: How to Decide Which Company is Right for You By Chloe Taylor

You’ve just graduated? Congratulations, that’s hard work! Still, as the moment comes for you to drop the college backpack and put on a business suit, questions about the best company to choose will begin to multiply at the speed of light. A hurried career choice can cost you a lot of nerves and time down the road, which is why you should think twice before you sign your name on the contract and call it your first job. Not sure which factors to keep in mind when selecting your future employer? No need to panic–check out the tips below and use them as a road map to set your career path on the right foot.

 

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From Uniform to the Classroom: 4 Degrees That Are a Perfect Fit for Veterans By Kara Masterson

The military is an incredibly educational experience. Through the discipline and cooperation involved, a service member can gain skills and expertise that will be essential for the rest of their life. Your education doesn’t need to stop after leaving the service, either. Here are four degrees that are a perfect fit for veterans.

 

 

 

 

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How to Make Progress in Your Accounting Career By Matthew Milstead

If you think that accounting is a dying career that is soon to be replaced with computers and smart devices, think again. While computers can deal with large numbers and recording financial transactions, they can never have such a thoughtful insight in taxation or present and analyze crucial information for businesses. That’s why studying for an accounting career still makes a lot of sense. However, accounting requires constant improvement and keeping up with the trends in the branch. If you are still studying to get your accounting diploma, here are a few things you can do at the same time to make sure that after college, you will be already the best accountant you can be.

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10 CollegeWeekLive Schools with Great Environment Programs By Kristina Carroll

As we learn more about the environment, the more in-demand careers in this field become. Whether you’re looking for a degree in environmental studies, or simply want to join a club that focuses on sustainability projects on campus, one of these schools could be the perfect fit for you.

 

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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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