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Find Your Passion And Unlock A Great Career

“What is your passion?” “What are you going to do with your life?” For most people these difficult questions are separate and distinguishable.  However, the best way to succeed in your career is to discover the answer to that first question, what is your passion.  Many people do not view passion as necessary to their [...]

Networking: It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know

One of the most intimidating parts of venturing into the job market is the prospect of networking. Where do you go? What do you say? Although this process can be terrifying it is necessary and can be the key to opening up doors and creating opportunities in this difficult job market.  People network all the [...]

How to Make a Positive First Impression With Your Resume

As you begin your search for a new job, preparing the necessary materials can present what seems like a long and confusing process.  Preparing your resume can seem bland, repetitive, and unimportant.  Well, preparing your resume may be bland it certainly is not unimportant.  Your resume represents the first impression you will make on potential [...]

Put That Humanities Degree to Work!

The summer before I left for college I had a conversation with a distant uncle that I imagine is fairly typical of recent high school graduates. “So what’s your major going to be?” he asked me. “History” I proudly replied.  My answer was met with a brief silence and a confused stare until my uncle [...]

Job Market Cools Down as Weather Warms Up

The “Great Recession” has marked the largest economic downturn in American history since the Great Depression.  However, drastic hiring increases this winter led many economists to predict an upsurge in private sector hiring this spring.  That prediction has proven incorrect as hiring has slowed drastically from the blistering pace set during the winter months.  As [...]