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Sales Not for You?  Don't Be So Sure

Sales Not for You? Don't Be So Sure

If this is what you're picturing, you may be pleasantly surprised by some of the newer sales positions.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 19, 2009
Working for Free: The Benefits of Internships

Working for Free: The Benefits of Internships

Internships can lead to jobs after college.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published March 19, 2009
Maybe You Can Get Paid for an Unpaid Internship

Maybe You Can Get Paid for an Unpaid Internship

The internship may not pay, but there are other ways to support yourself while you're working!

By Peter Vogt
Published March 19, 2009
Healthcare Careers

Healthcare Careers

There are many opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Megan Malugani
Published March 19, 2009
My Internship at CNN

My Internship at CNN

Tavia helped put the news together during her CNN summer internship.

By Tavia Evans, Northwestern University
Published March 19, 2009
In the Market for a Mentor

In the Market for a Mentor

A mentor can help you along in your career.

By Elisa Kronish
Published March 19, 2009
Be Picky with your First Job

Be Picky with your First Job

Before you say "yes," think about whether it's the right job for you.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published March 18, 2009
Employee Benefits 101

Employee Benefits 101

Understand your employer's benefits program before you agree to it.

By Peter Vogt
Published March 18, 2009
How to Work the Job Fair

How to Work the Job Fair

How to work the job fair.

By Olivia Thetgyi
Published March 18, 2009
Navigate the Unique Job Search Concerns of Grad Students

Navigate the Unique Job Search Concerns of Grad Students

But grad students typically confront unique barriers to job search success, especially if they're seeking opportunities outside academia.

By Peter Vogt
Published March 18, 2009
Three Steps to a Successful Job Interview

Three Steps to a Successful Job Interview

Make sure you're job interview is a success.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published March 18, 2009
5 Reasons Not to Date Your Co-Worker

5 Reasons Not to Date Your Co-Worker

If you met him at work, a relationship may not be the best idea.

By Chinsky Matuson, Career Expert at Monster.com
Published March 18, 2009
10 Cover Letter Don'ts

10 Cover Letter Don'ts

Avoid these 10 mistakes, and make your first impression a good and lasting one.

By Kim Isaacs, Monster Resume Expert
Published March 18, 2009
Cover Letters to Get You Hired

Cover Letters to Get You Hired

Without a cover letter, your resume is missing something.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published March 18, 2009
How Community Organizing Can Pay

How Community Organizing Can Pay

For a recent graduate, finding the right career can be daunting. Job markets are in flux and one year can bring many jobs and the next far too few. Fortunately, there ...

By Ryan Uricks
Published March 16, 2009
Why Career Services May be Your Salvation

Why Career Services May be Your Salvation

I’m always looking for new places to study, cozy bookshops or buzzy cafes. My new favorite destination is a cross between a library and a kindergarten playroom. It’s called University Career ...

By Molly Seltzer
Published March 16, 2009
Common Courtesy During Your Job Search

Common Courtesy During Your Job Search

I love the term “common courtesy,” particularly because we use the phrase when we want to note there’s been a lack of it. Nobody mentions common courtesy when it’s there; they ...

By Molly Seltzer
Published March 16, 2009
Options for the Summer After College

Options for the Summer After College

Explore your options for the summer after college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published March 16, 2009
Don't Freak: Sort Out Post-Graduation Anxiety

Don't Freak: Sort Out Post-Graduation Anxiety

How will you deal with life after college?

By Ariana Finlayson
Published March 16, 2009
Types of Interviews

Types of Interviews

Conquer your job interviewing fears by exploring the types of interviews first.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 16, 2009