College Grads Rank the Best and Worst Places to Begin a Career

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College Grads Rank the Best and Worst Places to Begin a Career

After graduating from college, trying to decide where to live and start your career may seem overwhelming.  There are many factors that play into your decision, including job-market saturation, housing affordability and commuter-friendliness. A recent study by WalletHub (https://www.wallethub.com) compared the relative market strength and overall livability of more than 182 U.S. cities to help… Read more »

It’s Good News, Bad News for College Graduates

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It's Good News, Bad News for College Graduates

For recent Class of 2018 college graduates, there is both good news and bad news. The good news is that the average starting salary is increasing across all 10 categories of degrees, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). And now for the bad news: while those graduating with a degree in… Read more »

Leadership Skills to Gain at Your First Job

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Leadership Skills to Gain at Your First Job

When you start your first serious job search your senior year of college, there are many unknowns and often a feeling of being overwhelmed. You’re wondering, “What type of career do I really want and what should my expectations be to find that perfect position?” A great place start is in a position that will… Read more »

How Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

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How Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

Cover letters are a great way to give potential employers information about your qualifications outside the confines of your resume. However, the freedom that comes in being able to elaborate on why you are the best person for the job, can also allow you to veer off in the wrong direction and lead to some… Read more »

How Do You Recover After a Bad First Impression?

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How Do You Recover After a Bad First Impression?

Everyone eventually finds themselves in a situation where that first impression goes south with a tone-deaf comment to a prospective boss, having the wrong outfit on for an interview, or spilling a drink all over a client. It is possible to recover from a bad first impression with enough time, effort and some nuanced skills…. Read more »