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Tips for Landing a Job Through Craigslist

Tips for Landing a Job Through Craigslist

When we think of Craigslist, we typically think of scoring a cheap couch or getting rid of our old stuff. There are many other uses of Craigslist, one of which is landing a job. Now you may ask why a company might place an ad on Craigslist as opposed to using a major career search engine like Monster or CareerBuilder. Continue Reading

Start Now for Summer Internships

Start Now for Summer Internships

I know it’s crazy to start talking about summer considering we just celebrated Christmas, but summer is only a few short months away. Along with the warm weather, college students will start working as summer interns. In order to land a great summer internship, you need to start early. In fact, you should have already started. Typically, students begin applying for summer internships during the fall semester when colleges hold their career fairs and the application process lasts through late March. It’s important to get started on applying for internships now for a variety of reasons, some of which I highlight below. Continue Reading

Advantages of Being Young in the Work Place: Utilize Your Strengths to Succeed

Advantages of Being Young in the Work Place: Utilize Your Strengths to Succeed

Traditional American culture often looks down upon young adults for their lack of work experience. Youth, in many ways, is often associated with a weakness. Despite anti-discriminatory laws, young adults are often excluded from management positions. However, that’s not the end of the story. Young adults have many over-looked skills and advantages that they can utilize. Not only is it possible to get jobs without experience, it is possible to use your youth to your advantage. The secret to succeeding in the work force, at any age, is playing to your strengths while downplaying your weaknesses. Being a young adult is not exception to this rule. Continue Reading