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The Job Seekers’ Guide to the Gig Economy

Tired of being broke until Friday? There’s an app for that. In fact, there are several apps for that. So many apps, that they have sparked a movement—the “gig economy.” If you don’t know what that is, let us explain. What’s the gig economy? OK, to be honest, there isn’t one set definition, but we […] Read Article “The Job Seekers’ Guide to the Gig Economy”

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Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Into Science

Given their superstar status, it’s easy forget that major celebrities often have unique and fascinating personal lives outside of the high-profile roles and accomplishments they’re most frequently known for. It’s the things we never hear about, however, that tend to be most interesting. Did you know, for example, that plenty of celebs have lived secret […] Read Article “Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Into Science”

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In Perfect Sync: Exploring Synchronized Swimming

Mariya Korovela and Anita Alvarez will be the only two females to represent the U.S. in Synchronized Swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Mariya represented Team USA at the London Olympic Games and hopes to better her performance with her new duet partner Anita Alverez in Rio. Recently we had the opportunity to chat […] Read Article “In Perfect Sync: Exploring Synchronized Swimming”

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Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs

Let’s be honest, you never remember anything like you remember a first. The first time you ride a bike. The first time you fall in love. The first time your infant takes a step. All of our firsts are breathtaking, messy and glorious. Your first job is no exception. That may be why #FirstSevenJobs has […] Read Article “Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs”

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Sailing through stereotypes

While women like Helena Scutt are making inroads in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers (STEM), they still have a long way to go to share equal representation with their male counterparts in these industries. U.S. Olympian and Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program participant Helena Scutt believes women and girls should never give up […] Read Article “Sailing through stereotypes”

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Setting sail for Rio de Janeiro!

Briana Provancha along with her partner Annie Haeger will sail for Team USA in the Women’s 470 event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.  The 470 has been an International Sailing Federation International Class since 1976. Briana captured her first title at the ISAF Youth World Champion in 2007.  Standing on the podium that night in […] Read Article “Setting sail for Rio de Janeiro!”

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Temp Tales: Not Your Ordinary “Temp” Job

I’ve always considered myself like a temp chameleon—quiet and quick to adapt to new environments without being noticed. I loathe being the center of attention and, instead, prefer to stay in the background watching the behavior of those around me. Sure, some would call me an introvert—and I certainly wouldn’t deny it—but I prefer chameleon. […] Read Article “Temp Tales: Not Your Ordinary “Temp” Job”

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6 Sources for Finding a Summer Job

1. Join the Share Economy If you are in the process of applying for a traditional job or want to pick up extra cash without answering to another employer, then we’d like to welcome you to the share economy. What is that? It’s the ability to rent your resources to others for a fee. Technology has […] Read Article “6 Sources for Finding a Summer Job”

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College Students: Line Up Your Summer Job Over Holiday Break

For college students, there’s no place like home for the holidays. And there could well be no better time to line up your next summer job. Think about it. The extended winter break offered by most colleges and universities provides an ideal opportunity to find a job that would be a great fit six months […] Read Article “College Students: Line Up Your Summer Job Over Holiday Break”