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Job searching during the summer often resembles the holidays, where the mood and pace of work changes. Depending on the industry, the summer can slow things down a bit and that frequently leads to a relaxed job search. Much like the holidays, the summer is a special time of year filled with vacations, family outings
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The way your leave your job should be as professional as the way you started it. In all honesty, you’ll likely be remembered for how you left your employer. Was it an abrupt short notice or giving the time to help transfer your workload? Leaving a job requires some finesse and understanding that the image
Summer jobs can be great ways to boost your career and make some money even though most of them are temporary. Some people make the mistake of downplaying a summer job with less importance, thinking, “I am only there for the summer working above minimum wage so who cares if I do a great job?”
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It’s time to look beyond supposedly objective metrics, our columnist writes
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Congratulations! You graduated from college with a lot of hard work and determination. Fresh starts are always exciting and having a plan for landing a new job as well as managing your money can be two of the greatest challenges facing graduates. In a recent discussion with Rachel Cruz, author of Love Your Life Not
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Papers with female first authors receive 10% fewer citations than comparable work published by men, according to a new study
Harvey McKay is one of my favorite authors about importance of keeping a good attitude and he shared a story that hits home with job seekers that I wanted to pass along. The story starts out with two hikers that were camped out overnight in the mountains. A thunderous voice roused them from their sleep. The
This is the first time I've ever blogged from bed.
Early-career researchers share their strategies for balancing work and life