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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
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
Health Care Resume Tips

Health Care Resume Tips

Score a great job in health care with these health care resume tips.

By Kim Isaacs
Published June 8, 2007
5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Job Search Results

5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Job Search Results

By now you’ve learned the traditional ways of job searching don’t work anymore. A few years ago you could put your resume up on Monster and CareerBuilder and wait for the ...

By Don Goodman
Published January 21, 2011
First Job Dos, Don'ts and Disasters

First Job Dos, Don'ts and Disasters

Whether you have a job or internship after graduation, make sure you start off on the right foot.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
The Average Job Search is Taking 8 Months

The Average Job Search is Taking 8 Months

‘JT & Dale Talk Jobs’ is the largest nationally syndicated career advice column in the country and can be found at JTandDale.com. As we begin the new year, we want to ...

By J.T. & Dale
Published January 21, 2011
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
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
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
Dealing with the New Reality of Entry Level Jobs

Dealing with the New Reality of Entry Level Jobs

Times have changed and recent graduates have to be adept at dealing with the new reality of entry level jobs.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 16, 2009
What Am I Worth?

What Am I Worth?

When it comes to your salary, you have to ask yourself: "What am I worth?"

By Valerie Lipow
Published June 5, 2007
Don't Know What You Want?

Don't Know What You Want?

Getting ready to graduate and don't know what you want?

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published June 5, 2007
Could Engineering Be for You?

Could Engineering Be for You?

Do you ask yourself could engineering be for you?

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 5, 2007
At the Corner of Cap and Gown

At the Corner of Cap and Gown

Find out what's in store for you at the corner of cap and gown.

By Martha Griffith and Katy McGuire
Published June 5, 2007
Top Ten Tips for Career Planning

Top Ten Tips for Career Planning

Follow these top ten tips for career planning and land in the field that's right for you.

By Michael Pugh
Published March 11, 2009
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
Like Numbers? Love Labs? Consider a Math or Science Career

Like Numbers? Love Labs? Consider a Math or Science Career

If you like numbers or love labs, consider a math or science career.

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published June 5, 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
Don't Let Money Lead

Don't Let Money Lead

Following the money isn't always the best approach when picking a career.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 19, 2009
Thinking About a Career Before College

Thinking About a Career Before College

A student's reflection on thinking about a career before college.

Published June 5, 2007