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Interning During the School Year

Interning During the School Year

Is interning during the school year right for you?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 16, 2012
Avoidable Interview Mistakes

Avoidable Interview Mistakes

What if you're making one mistake that's ruining all of your interviews?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 5, 2013
Using Twitter in Your Job Search

Using Twitter in Your Job Search

Using social media can be an effective tool in making the job hunt easier.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 8, 2015
Which College Grads Make the Most Money

Which College Grads Make the Most Money

Career outlooks and superlatives.

By Liz O'Neill
Published May 13, 2011
Now Hiring

Now Hiring

Some industries seem to be recession-proof. Why?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 12, 2013
Does Presence Equal Promotion?

Does Presence Equal Promotion?

Experts say that when you’re trying to get your career off the ground, you should go to work.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 12, 2013
5 Interview Questions for the Interviewer

5 Interview Questions for the Interviewer

Questions that will impress during the job interview.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 26, 2014
50+ Exciting Summer Internships for College Students & Grad Students

50+ Exciting Summer Internships for College Students & Grad Students

These internships prove you can have the summer of a lifetime and gain invaluable work experience, too!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 17, 2016
Move Over, Internships: Apprenticeships On the Rise

Move Over, Internships: Apprenticeships On the Rise

Take the first step toward getting an apprenticeship.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 21, 2015
Gain More Job Satisfaction

Gain More Job Satisfaction

You have to take your satisfaction with your job into your own hands.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 1, 2014
How to Follow Up After an Awkward Interview

How to Follow Up After an Awkward Interview

Making the best of your awkward job interview.

By Gladys Stone & Fred Whelan, Monster Contributing Writers
Published May 25, 2011
Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!

Need a Seasonal Job? 755,000 Holiday Jobs Available Now!

Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about that time of year again – if you want a seasonal job.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2015
Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

If you want to get to a mutually agreed upon contract cordially and quickly, try the following helpful suggestions.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
The Perfect Internship

The Perfect Internship

Do you know what to look for in an internship?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 2, 2013
What to Ask Before Taking the Job

What to Ask Before Taking the Job

Ask all the pertinent questions before you accept any job offer!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 18, 2014
Cover Letter Quick Tips

Cover Letter Quick Tips

Jazz up your cover letter with these quick tweaks with little to no time or effort!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 19, 2014
7 Job Negotiation Strategies for Students

7 Job Negotiation Strategies for Students

You've studied too hard for too long to settle for an underpaid salary!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 17, 2014
Go to School While Serving Your Country

Go to School While Serving Your Country

Jose Gutierrez’s career hasn’t been a straight line, but his zigs and zags have taken him from Active Duty to the Reserve and from Security Forces to the Ivy League. Jose ...

Published October 29, 2015
Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume

Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume

What to include and leave out on your resume.

By Kim Isaacs, Monster Resume Expert
Published June 9, 2011
Post-Holiday Job Hunting Strategies

Post-Holiday Job Hunting Strategies

Develop a strategy for finding a job after the holiday break.

M. B. Laskoff
Published January 14, 2015