January 19, 2017
Why Spec Work and Interviews Aren’t Compatible premium
Right now you’re in school, working hard on honing your skills so when you graduate you’ll find a job that showcases your awesomeness with a company that appreciates your talent. The only sticking point is in exchange for an interview companies want you to show them your talent for free. And frankly, you are sick […]
January 18, 2017
A Successful Competency-Based Education Program Begins with Measuring Learning Outcomes premium
Increasingly, competency-based education (CBE) is becoming an essential component to competency-based hiring (CBH). Because CBE models are based on clearly defined learning outcomes, their transparency gets employers attention for three reasons: Successful competency-based educational models inherently foster the development of higher order critical thinking, problem solving, organization, innovation, and communication skills. CBE students can demonstrate […]
January 17, 2017
The Disconnect Between an Entry-level Job and Experience premium
Anyone can take a quick look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics and gather that the job market is stronger than it has been in a decade. Unemployment levels remain relatively low, and job creation has experienced a notable increase over the last three years. For recent graduates, one might think searching for and securing […]
May 16, 2016
Write Smarter: Effective Ways to Avoid Plagiarism premium
Do you agree that ignorance of the law is no excuse? The same is true when it comes to plagiarism. Even if you don’t have the slightest idea that academic writing guidelines do exist, you can still be accused of unintentional plagiarism and asked to pass a course or test again. Naturally, committing plagiarism on […]
April 18, 2016
The Art of Running an Awesome Meeting – Tips on Running Successful Business Meetings premium
Have you ever attended a meeting that accomplished absolutely nothing in the end? Or a meeting that turned into a squabble or a finger pointing exercise, or got derailed at the beginning so another had to be scheduled to address what was on the agenda on that particular one? I have, more than once. The […]
April 15, 2016
Finding a Job After Graduation premium
After graduation, it’s time to face the big challenge of finding the right job, the job you’ve spent the past four years studying for. In a competitive job market, many students find themselves struggling to find a job in their field, in fact only about 27 percent succeed. 83 percent aren’t likely to have a […]
April 13, 2016
Academic Research Tips For ESL Student premium
To be an excellent academic researcher, you need to know what information you’re looking for, where to find it, and how to go about using it to prepare you for tests, papers, etc. ESL students often have a hard time with academic research because not only is the information new, but all of the resources […]
February 26, 2016
Becoming a Better Online Researcher: Tools and Practical Advice for Students premium
Academic research is an important part of college and university life and as more information moves to the web, many students are now conducting research online. In fact, online study is also becoming increasingly popular, as can be attested by the growing number of students through web portals around the world. Online research is something […]
February 16, 2016
Seven Secrets of Great College Application Essay premium
One of the most stressful experiences for every student during their entire education is writing a college application essay. It’s is an extremely thankless job, because they have to distill their knowledge, but more importantly, their entire personality, into a single application essay. As if the whole ordeal wasn’t complicated enough, it seems like some […]
September 30, 2015
How to Stand Out by Getting In Touch with the Hiring Manager premium
We’ve all experienced this: Submit dozens of job applications through company websites and then sitting around waiting for a response — and in many cases, we never hear back about any of the positions. That’s the normal thing to do: fill out the application and wait. So how do we stand out from the hundreds […]
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September 6, 2015
How to Avoid Indecision When Choosing a Career Path premium
“What do I want to do for the rest of my life?”   How do you choose a career path when there are hundreds, if not thousands of possible options? The realization that, “I can do anything” can easily and quickly turn into: “How will I ever be able to decide?” It can be a […]
August 31, 2015
Create An Awesome Digital Portfolio With These 10 Pro Tips premium
Today, more and more companies are using innovative and active recruiting techniques. This means that rather than posting a job and waiting for applicants to find them, thousands of employers are searching the internet for top talent…every day! But while recruiters are adopting new strategies, job seekers aren’t quite keeping up with the changes. Many […]