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Try This Four-Year Career Checklist

Try This Four-Year Career Checklist

Use this check list to help you plan ahead.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 19, 2009
How to Get an Employer's Attention in 20 Seconds

How to Get an Employer's Attention in 20 Seconds

I review a lot of resumes, and they often land in my mailbox with the exact same titles: resume.doc or resume.pdf. Can you say boring? Try these alternatives to stand out ...

By Jessica Holbrook Hernandez
Published February 18, 2011
Common Job Interview Questions for Returning College Students

Common Job Interview Questions for Returning College Students

Check out these common job interview questions for returning college students.

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 8, 2007
President Obama’s American Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for You?

President Obama’s American Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for You?

President Obama is working to create more jobs for Americans.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 16, 2012
Don't Miss Out on Your Dream Job

Don't Miss Out on Your Dream Job

Utilize this resume critique as you learn how to make a resume.

Published December 3, 2012
Career Profile: Personal Chef

Career Profile: Personal Chef

Learn more about a career as a personal chef.

Published November 7, 2011
Q&A: Applying for Jobs

Q&A: Applying for Jobs

Get your questions and answers for applying for jobs.

By Peter Vogt, Monster Career Coach
Published June 5, 2007
The Hottest International Internships

The Hottest International Internships

Find out where the hottest international internships are located.

By Rebecca Falkoff
Published August 4, 2008
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
What to Never Say in an Interview

What to Never Say in an Interview

There are plenty of points in an interview when you can make or break it. If you say any of these, you are likely to do the latter.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

Top 10 Cities for Recent College Grads

If you’re a recent or soon-to-be college grad, look no further – the results and rankings of this list just may help point you in the right direction.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 24, 2014
Gaining Control Over Your Job Search

Gaining Control Over Your Job Search

Take back control of your job hunt!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2016
20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

Maybe they don’t all apply to your particular situation, but it’s helpful to take a step back one in a while and think about how you approach things.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 26, 2013
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
Land a Great Internship

Land a Great Internship

Land a great internship with this helpful advice.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 13, 2009
Career Profile: Insurance Sales Agent

Career Profile: Insurance Sales Agent

Get a look at what it takes to have a career as an insurance sales agent.

Published November 8, 2011
Researching a Company's Diversity Policies

Researching a Company's Diversity Policies

What to look for when researching a company's diversity policies.

By Therese Droste, Career Coach at Monster.com
Published June 5, 2007
Negotiate Your Way into a Bigger Paycheck

Negotiate Your Way into a Bigger Paycheck

Negotiate your way to the pay you deserve but don't forget benefits like employer tuition assistance as well.

By Paul W. Barada
Published April 21, 2009
Find Work Outside Your Major

Find Work Outside Your Major

Find work outside your major with these tips.

Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published September 3, 2008
8 Things Recent Graduates Can Do to Find Jobs

8 Things Recent Graduates Can Do to Find Jobs

Don’t get discouraged – you have the world at your fingertips!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 30, 2016