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Are you stuck in a dead end career or are you trying to grow in your career? If so this is the place for you. View our secret tips to find the perfect career and grow fast within it.

CAREER MYTHS

  There are many career myths. Make sure you challenge them!   Myth #1 My career will be directly related to my degree Although some students pursue careers directly related to their degrees, many use their degree as a stepping stone to new and innovative careers that are related to their interests, skills, values or ...

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What to Do When Your Job Interview Isn’t In Person

So you’ve landed a job interview with a great company – awesome! But then you learn you won’t actually be required to go into the office and that the employer would like to talk to you by phone or video. Don’t panic: video and phone interviews are becoming an increasingly common first step in the ...

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Why Money Matters Really Matter

One of the most common struggles young adults face today is debt. What’s worse, the debt problems most face aren’t even mortgages or student loans – “good debt,” if you will – but credit and overdraft charges from unchecked spending. Such “bad debt” is creating a generation of young adults who are getting off to ...

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The Art of Marketing Your Skills

You’re fresh off the podium with a new degree in hand, ready to take on the world and start building a career. The doom and gloom of the economy is ever-present, and you know you’re going to have to swim against that tide. However, you’re optimistic that you have what it takes to impress and ...

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Financial Literacy and What Professional Accounting Has to Do with It

As I write this, the month is November. It is that time when men grow facial hair for cancer awareness. It’s that quiet lull between Halloween fun and Christmas mania. Also, so well-timed for holiday shopping, it’s Financial Literacy Month! You meant to put it in your calendar. These things happen. On the outside chance ...

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Career Turning Point: My Career, My Self

By Allison Whalen During my university years, I often envied friends in career-oriented programs such as law or physiotherapy—they had a goal in sight, a clear direction to move in. Their proverbial finish line was both graduation and the start of a career, whereas I seemed to float from class to class, eager to do ...

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Is the Pope praying for Obamacare?

It’s always news when the Pope publicly encourages women to breastfeed their babies in the Sistine Chapel. He does this often, and did it yet again this past Sunday. This from a USAToday article: During his homily, the pope likened the word of God to “substantial food,” that would help children grow well. He took [...]

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Will It Take a Trump to Finally Fix Gender Pay Gap?

On a recent 60 Minutes episode, Ivanka Trump told reporter Lesley Stahl that: “Wage equality, childcare. These are things that are very important for me.” Well, a new national survey on the disparity between women’s and men’s pay and opportunities for advancement may add fuel to her passion. PayScale, a salary and benefits data company, today released its [...]

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Voters Think Gig Economy is Bad. Are Candidate’s Listening?

Neither Clinton or Trump have been spending lots of time addressing the gig economy. But it turns out, many voters aren’t big on the gigs, aka contract jobs. A report released this week by the National Employment Law Project found that most voters see the growth in contracting out labor as a “serious problem that has harmed [...]

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Future First Daughter: Not Living in Real Work-Life World

I love that both Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump are talking about work-life challenges for women and how they’re presidential candidate parent is going to make things better, but it’s time for a reality check. These very wealthy working mommies can get their jobs done without having to worry about affordable child care. Chelsea recently hit the [...]

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