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Breaking the family legacy
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Regardless of the profession, many times growing up we are influenced by those around us – parents, siblings, aunts, uncles -- and the professions they pursue. But what if you don’t want to follow in the family footsteps? Can you break the chain?
Tags:  Career advice, Life after college


Tips for the First-time Supervisor
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You’ve just been given responsibility to lead the team. Whether you’re the team leader for a special project or have just promoted to supervise a group, here are some things you need to know.
Tags:  Career advice, Management


That Your GPA Will Let You in the Door?
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Sure it's great that you have a 3.8 GPA. However, what are the other little tricks up your sleeve that show you have the background and skills that employers are looking for?
Tags:  Career advice, College degree


Who Wants to Work in Office Management?
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Office management provides you with the opportunity to oversee the administrative operations of a smaller business and try you hand at organizing and supervising the clerical team.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work


Who Wants to Work In Customer Service?
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You love interacting with people and talking all day long as evidenced by your cell phone bill. Then working in customer service or a call center just might be the right career for you.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work


Who Wants to Work in Engineering?
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: If creativity, math and science are your strong suits, you may want to consider a career in engineering.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work, College degree


How to handle forced change
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There are few among us who do not know someone who is not dealing with the effects of the financial crisis. At this moment, at its loneliest, it's time to find your inner strength.
Tags:  Career advice, Job loss


How You Can Have What it Takes to Be a Top Performer
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You’re in college or just graduated and you want to know what you need to do to be a star performer at your first job. Here are five strategies to make sure you become a TIGER.
Tags:  Career advice, Life after college


Eight Things You Should Know Before You Graduate
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Ready to graduate from college and move to the next chapter in you life? You might be surprised about how unprepared you really are.
Tags:  Career advice, Life after college


Using Campus Resources to Further Your Career
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Depending on which college or university you attend, there is probably a wealth of resources available to you on campus to help you jumpstart your career.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work, Life after college


Employers hire college athletes
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Only a small percentage of students who play sports in college will go on to a professional sports career. However, that doesn’t mean those who don’t won’t benefit from the experience.
Tags:  Career advice, College degree


Paying for medical school on the cheap
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Because some schools want to ease the financial burden of medical school, now you can get your education for a lot less. Maybe even free.
Tags:  Career advice, Graduate degree


Getting a job with your exercise physiology degree
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You decided on a degree related to bioscience, exercise and nutrition and now you’re having a difficult time choosing the right career. Read further for some suggestions.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work, College major, Life after college


A sustainable career
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Want a career that not only pays your rent, but also helps the environment? Then you might want to get further “green” education and seek out a career in sustainability.
Tags:  Career advice, College major, Life after college


Returning to school for a graduate degree
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You’ve taken a break and you’re sure you’re ready to return to school. How do you fit graduate school into your established daily routine without upsetting the apple cart?
Tags:  Career advice, Work & Life balance, Graduate degree, Life after college


Checking out the hottest jobs 2008
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If you still are considering what you want to be when you grow up – even though you’re halfway through a four-year degree – know you have options. In fact, here are the top ten jobs between now and 2016, at least according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work, College degree


Best grad school majors for 2009
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Think you might want to go to grad school, but not sure which one fits with your career goals? If you’re on the fence about where to apply, here are the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
Tags:  Career advice, Graduate degree


Saying Thank You
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Yeah, you've heard it all before from your parents. Regardless, being courteous is not an old folks' custom; it's a pre-requisite to your life beyond college.
Tags:  Career advice, Life after college


Economics or statistics grads
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Yes, it would seem simple to turn your economics and/or statistics degree into a career, but it just may be that you’re not exactly sure the best avenue to pursue.
Tags:  Career advice, College degree


Taking a break before grad school?
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If you have been entertaining the idea of obtaining your masters degree, the most difficult choice is probably deciding when. Here are some things to consider.
Tags:  Career advice, Graduate degree, Life after college


Hottest careers for college grads
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If you still are considering what you want to be when you grow up – even though you’re halfway through a four-year degree – know you have options. In fact, here are the top ten jobs between now and 2016, at least according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Tags:  Career advice, Looking for work, College degree


Employaid Expert Exchange QA
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My husband has been offered a transfer to another city, over 1800 miles away. I've just re-established myself in the workforce, and have a good job. I will be earning half the income we bring in. Tonight we had a huge fight and he told me that if I can't see how the move will help his career, he will relocate without me. The conversation was angry and is not over. I know it signals the end of our marriage. I feel like there has to be some kind of compromise, but I am talking to a stone.
Tags:  Career advice, Marriage problem


Employaid Expert Exchange QA
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I have a job that I don't hate. I don't love it either. I've spent so many years doing things that I don't hate, if somebody asked me what I love to do, I don't think I could tell them. I'm tired of this and want to wake up in the morning excited to go to work. How do I start?
Tags:  Career advice


Employaid Expert Exchange QA
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I've been working at my firm for a little over a year now. I am currently an administrative assistant, but have interest in moving into a business line seat within the next year. My reviews have been very good, so I know they value my work and skill set. How do I go about managing an internal move? How do I broach the topic with my boss without appearing as if I'm totally unsatisfied in my current role?
Tags:  Career advice, Career strategies


Escape from Corporate America
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Is your idea of a good time plotting your escape from your corporate job? Have you checked out although your cube is still occupied? Here is a resourceful book designed to make your fantasy become a reality
Tags:  Career advice, Career strategies, Small business, Leaving a job, Career success


Bitingly sarcastic guy
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It’s very easy to say the wrong thing to the wrong person if you are not paying attention to your audience. Be sure you don’t confuse work friends with personal friends.
Tags:  Career advice, Co-Workers, Jerks at work, Sarcasm


Contemplating a career change?
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If you want a new career, go for it. And here are twelve steps to help make your career change a little easier.
Tags:  Career advice, Career strategies, Leaving a job, Looking for work


Businessman at meeting
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Whether you have a good or a bad boss, they hold a special place in our work life. Knowing how to handle this relationship is important
Tags:  Career advice, Management, Job stress, Generations at work, Collaboration, Teams


White collar male at work
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A recent Gallup survey shows that many employees want to fire their boss. The primary reason has to do with employee engagement.
Tags:  Career advice, Management, Employee engagement


Smiling
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If you work for a boss that agrees to everything and then dumps the work on you, you need to know how to handle him.
Tags:  Communication Skills, Career advice, Management


Talking with co-workers
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If you’ve ever found yourself rambling on and on much longer than you should, you may have wandered over into the Drone Zone.
Tags:  Communication Skills, Career advice, Difficult co-worker


Men with attitude
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Understanding the difference between assertiveness and aggression is important to developing good work relationships so you can advance your career.
Tags:  Career advice, Reputation, Difficult co-worker


Helicopter
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Are baby boomer and Xer parents raising a generation of weaklings who can't make a decision without first calling home to ask?
Tags:  Job offer, Career advice, Reputation


Career sabotager looking evil
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Sometimes we say or do the wrong things and wind up damaging our reputation and our career. Learn how not to shoot yourself in the foot.
Tags:  Career advice, Difficult co-worker, Job stress


Employees at office party
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The office holiday party is not the place to misbehave. You can have a good time while still maintaining your professionalism.
Tags:  Career advice, Reputation, Office behavior


Mentor and employee
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Mentors are seasoned professionals who can provide the kind of support that budding professionals need to help guide their career. And finding the right person is a matter of planning.
Tags:  Career advice, Management, Career strategies, Job counseling, Mentor


Woman becoming emotional at work
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Becoming emotional at work and breaking into tears is not the answer unless the desired outcome is to put an end to career growth.
Tags:  Career advice, Women at work, crying at work


Checking your own reference on the internet
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For anyone who belongs to MySpace or Facebook or any other of the other social networking sites – beware. A future employer may know more about you than you had hoped they would.
Tags:  Career advice, Reputation, Social Networking


Employee with learning disability
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If you have a learning disability and you're not sure if you should tell your boss, you need to understand your rights and how to share your secret.
Tags:  Career advice, Disabilities, Discrimination


Deciding on a career coach
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Thinking of hiring a career counselor (or coach)? Be sure you know what to look for before making a commitment.
Tags:  Career advice, Career strategies, Coaching, Job counseling


No entry sign
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Many students who work in college never consider how this experience fits with their education. Here is a look at how students can find the right work experience or if they can't, how to show that whatever work experience they get provides needed skills.
Tags:  Career advice, Starting a job, Employment, Looking for work


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