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Selling your soft skills

Hard skills on your resume might be what get you noticed. But it’s your ‘soft skills’ that will make you a stand-out candidate at the interview (and move you up the ladder when you’re in a job). Below, find out why soft skills are so critical these days and how to show your human side […] Read Article “Selling your soft skills”

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Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe

What exactly is an entrepreneur? According to Merriam-Webster, it is “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” While that is an accurate definition, there is much more to it. Generally speaking, entrepreneurs dream about being their own boss, enjoy motivating others, are driven by financial success, and—perhaps most important—thrive […] Read Article “Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe”

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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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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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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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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”