Getting hired is much more about who you know that what you know. Whether you like it or not, your professional network will likely be a bigger factor in your future salary and employability than your advanced degree, work history, or natural talent. Once you come to accept this fact, it you realize that in order to expand and deepen your network, you’re […]

There are a ton of advantages to working out, especially when you’re in the middle of job hunting. If you’re without a job or you hate the one you’re at, it’s likely that your stress levels are high, you’re having trouble sleeping, and you aren’t eating as well as you should. Fortunately, working out helps improve all three of those […]

You did the college thing, you earned the degree and you accumulated the experience. Now, you just need the job. LinkedIn is a great networking social media site that, when used in the right way, can lead to your fresh-out-of-college job. Heed the following tips, compiled from multiple sources around the web, to use LinkedIn effectively. Photo by Brett Farmiloe […]

Amanda Wilson knew that she wanted to work for Centro before she knew what Centro was. “Before I even knew what Centro did, I knew I wanted to work here,” Wilson said. “The company manifesto was everything I had been looking for in an employer.” As she was looking to move from print advertising into digital advertising, Wilson stumbled across […]

There’s no rule that says celebrities don’t have anything to teach us about getting hired or staying employed. In fact, many of them have battled through their own challenges to get where they are today, so their advice might be some of the best you’ll hear all day. Check out what these ten celebrities have to say regarding your career, […]

By now, most college career centers have realized that in order to stay relevant, they need a presence wherever students are gathering. Since social media has become one of the primary resources for college students, career centers’ presence has grown by leaps and bounds. In our first annual list of the most popular career centers by social media presence, we […]

It sounds fantastic: you wake up to your alarm, sit up a little, reach for your laptop and start your work day—from your bed. However, as great as working remotely sounds, it is not as easy as you may think. Such work requires some proper planning and organization if you want to achieve success. From my experiences of working three […]

Since Don Goodman left his job in corporate America in 2002, he’s been running his own company called About Jobs, which is hosted at GotTheJob.com. Goodman’s site has garnered rave reviews from third parties and customers alike, which helped it come in 5th on our list of the top rated online resume writing services last month. We caught up with […]

A few years ago, I took a long road trip across the east coast to learn more about startups. I was just finishing up college at the time, and really wanted to know how the best ones made hiring decisions, raised funding, and built successful businesses in competitive cities like Washington D.C. and New York. Since then, I’ve worked at […]

Career Services offices provide fantastic resources to college students just starting out or for those getting ready to graduate, but what happens after you graduate? Are you just supposed to be completely on your own when it comes to getting your resume and cover letters noticed? One solution is to sign up for an online resume writing service. There are […]