Is It Important That Students Embrace their Personal Brand?

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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  Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lianne Froggatt. YES! The stark truth is that the job market is extremely tough, and more and more graduates are finding themselves struggling to find work. After years of studying and a huge investment of money, it can be incredibly disheartening to…

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What Do Employers Think of Online Education?

Monday, August 27, 2012

Technological advancements have more universities that ever to offer online programs. While these programs were created initially for students who were unable to participate in traditional programs, like older students and working parents, today, individuals from every age group and background are enrolling in online degree and certificate programs. While…

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Vocational Education and Training (VET): Should You Do It?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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Theories and philosophies are nice, but you need practical knowledge to get a job. If this describes how you feel, then Vocational Education and Training (VET) might be for you. In the past, some people have looked down on VET as somehow “less” than the education you get at a…

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Adult Education: Why You Need It and What You Need To Know

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

“I left school years ago – why would I ever go back?” Maybe you dropped out before finishing your primary education because you had to work for a living. Or you have a number of postsecondary degrees and feel like you’ve had all the formal education you can take. You…

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17 Tips on What to Do and Not to Do On your First Job

Friday, July 27, 2012

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sue Greener, Tom Bourner and Asher Rospigliosi from Congratulations, you have landed your first job after graduation. This is an important step, but do you really know what it means to start a new job? Here you can find a few tips…

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