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Selling Your Life Experience

Selling Your Life Experience

Non-traditional students can get ahead by really selling their life experience.

By Robin Mordfin
Published March 12, 2009
The Informational Interview

The Informational Interview

An informational interview helps you gain a better understanding your chosen field and omits the stress and pressure.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 11, 2016
Career Profile: Forensic Accountant

Career Profile: Forensic Accountant

Find out what it takes to be a forensic accountant.

Published November 22, 2011
Career Profile: Dispatcher

Career Profile: Dispatcher

Interested in a career as a dispatcher? Learn more.

Published November 22, 2011
The One-Size-Fits-All Resume Usually Fits Nothing

The One-Size-Fits-All Resume Usually Fits Nothing

Personalize your resume for the best results.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 19, 2009
What Your Childhood Dream Job Pays

What Your Childhood Dream Job Pays

All-star athlete, veterinarian and astronaut: what do all of these jobs have in common? They’re common career paths that you likely dreamed of becoming as a kid.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2016
Career Profile: Pharmaceutical Sales

Career Profile: Pharmaceutical Sales

Are you thinking about a career in pharmaceutical sales? Learn more.

Published November 22, 2011
Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

If you’re a student or graduate who has landed yourself a summer internship consider yourself lucky, very lucky. You’re on your way to starting your career! Since you landed the gig, ...

By Leah Westfall
Published May 27, 2010
Showcase Positive Attributes to Land the Job

Showcase Positive Attributes to Land the Job

When presented with two new graduates with identical resumes, a hiring manager is more likely to hire the applicant who has shown that he or she possesses the right characteristics.

Kizzy Preston
Published September 4, 2014
Career Profile: Preschool Teacher

Career Profile: Preschool Teacher

Find out what it takes to be a preschool teacher.

Published November 22, 2011
Health Care Internship Resumes - Ask Kim Isaacs

Health Care Internship Resumes - Ask Kim Isaacs

Ask Kim Isaacs, the expert, about health care internship resumes.

By Kim Isaacs
Published June 8, 2007
College Grads Facing Startling Unemployment Rates

College Grads Facing Startling Unemployment Rates

How will '09 graduates be able to compete in the decaying job market?

Kathryn Knight
Published April 22, 2009
Career Planning Step-by-Step

Career Planning Step-by-Step

Follow this guide for career planning step-by-step.

By James Gonyea
Published September 3, 2008
All About Virtual Internships

All About Virtual Internships

While it may sound like something out of the Jetsons, virtual internships are a legitimate way to get resume experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 11, 2015
Can’t Find a Job? Think Outside the Box: Consider the Peace Corps

Can’t Find a Job? Think Outside the Box: Consider the Peace Corps

Forget the job search. Join the Peace Corps.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published February 18, 2011
The Importance of Building Your Network Now

The Importance of Building Your Network Now

Try one of these networking ideas today!

Kizzy Preston
Published March 2, 2015
12 High School Internships

12 High School Internships

High school students can take on internships, too!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
Learning by Association

Learning by Association

You can get ahead in your career through learning by career association.

By Susan Aaron, The Learning Coach
Published June 4, 2008
4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You

4 Ways to Make Your College Job Work for You

How to make the most of your college job.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 12, 2014
My Internship at Towers Perrin

My Internship at Towers Perrin

Student describes his experience during his internship for college students

Published June 5, 2009