10 Tips for Cover Letters

10 Tips for Cover Letters

Cover letters remain popular in today’s job climate, and I am constantly bombarded with questions about what their purpose is and how to draft one properly. While plenty of people think that the resume is the selling point of a job application, a cover letter can have a strong impact on how a prospective employer ...

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

With the rapid rise of Pokémon Go, many players may be focused on finding, catching, and socializing—-unaware of what’s happening behind their screens: malware. This latest security issue follows recent concerns that the iOS version of Pokémon Go can grab user data through access to players’ Google accounts. Pokémon Go combines the classic 20-year-old franchise ...

How to Get Past a Bad College Job Experience

How to Get Past a Bad College Job Experience

If this headline is enough to make you cringe, you are my target audience. Most of us have had the unfortunate experience of working a bad job here and there. It’s like a horrible blind date that you’d prefer to never talk about again: uncomfortable and best forgotten. Few have the luxury of finding their ...

Why You Should: Take an Online Class

Why You Should: Take an Online Class

In 2014, nearly 6 million students took at least one online course. The popularity of distance learning options has been growing steadily in recent years. Many full-time students are mixing on-campus classes with online courses, and others are shifting to entirely online educations. It’s not surprising that so many students are comfortable taking courses online ...

How to Create a Portfolio in WordPress

How to Create a Portfolio in WordPress

Portfolios are a logical way to sort, store and show competencies and accomplishments. They are often used in academic settings for student work from elementary school through college, and are also used by many different professions (including teaching, design, writing and business). Whether you’ve been required to make a portfolio or are just looking to ...

5 Ways to Keep in Touch Over the Summer

5 Ways to Keep in Touch Over the Summer

Whether you’re traveling the world, working at summer camp or hanging out in your hometown, being separated from your best friends for three months gets old fast. Facebook and Snapchat are great for keeping up with each other’s shenanigans from a distance, but that can get stale after a while. Mix it up with these ...