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What’s the Best Job in College?

What’s the Best Job in College?

Summer is here and that means that many young adults are preparing for their first year of college (or even another year of college). College years are an important part of any young adult’s life. Not only is this the most popular phase in one’s life to establish a career track, it also is the place where young adults are faced to take on many of life’s financial challenges. Your chances at success immediately following college will be greatly increased with not only getting a job in college, but finding the best job while in school. Find out what the best job in college is. Continue Reading

7 Tips For Your First 90 Days of Your Job

7 Tips For Your First 90 Days of Your Job

Congrats! You landed a job. All of your hard work searching for a job has paid off. But now is not the time to rest! You have to prove to your new boss that you are worth every penny they are paying you, and more. Typically in most organizations, your first three months, or 90 days, is your “probation” period. During this time, your employer will cut you some slack if you don’t know where things are and for some foolish mistakes you might make. After 90 days, you should have a good grasp on the inner-workings of the office and of your job responsibilities. Continue Reading

What Jobs Do You Avoid?

What Jobs Do You Avoid?

Like any 20-something young adult does, I often wonder what my long-term career will be (if I have one). Sure, I may dream of being a self-employed business person, but it is hard to see that it will come true some days. While it may be difficult to nail down what I DO want to do for the “rest of my life”, it is much easier to select jobs that I DO NOT want to do. Most of these jobs are not only jobs that I would not want to do for my career, but also 1 day. That’s right, 1 day would be too long. Continue Reading

Why You Must Negotiate Your First Job Offer Out of College

Everyone is familiar with the saying, “It’s not where you start, but where you finish that matters”. For the most part, I agree with this statement. One big exception however, is your financial compensation. In this case, where you start is critically important and will play a large role in your income level throughout your working career. Continue Reading

6 Tips for Young Job Applicants

6 Tips for Young Job Applicants

Everyone knows how difficult that job market is right now, especially for young people who are just getting out of college. Most college students are told that they can do anything they want and be anything they want. Throughout college, they are on a path of self-discovery where they figure out their ideal path and career. Little do most college students know that when they get out of college, what they figured out was their “ideal” job isn’t usually attainable for a number of years. Continue Reading