Digital Organizational Documents You Need

Digital Organizational Documents You Need

It’s amazing that we still under-utilize our personal computers and mobile devices. We have technology to change the world at our fingertips, and yet we can’t remember that thing we were sure we wouldn’t forget last night. It’s time to change that. Below are nine types of documents and apps anyone can use to make ...

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

HackCollege Interviews: A Dentist

If you’ve ever had a root canal or a professional cleaning, you know those services may not be cheap but are very necessary. However, most people don’t look forward to seeing the dentist. And yet, it is a noble job. After all, not everyone can do what a dentist does. So, that made me think ...

A Better Way to Apply: Video Cover Letters

A Better Way to Apply: Video Cover Letters

The cover letter is dead, according to recent reports by job recruiting firms. Two-thirds of recruiters think that it is no longer an important part of candidates’ applications. Yet, most job postings still call for something–anything–when applying online. So what should you do to push your job application to the top of the slush pile? ...

Digital Tools to Improve Your Papers

Digital Tools to Improve Your Papers

Writing assignments: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they end up being a huge part of your grade in many college classes. Whether you’re a strong writer or somewhat less confident in your abilities, these four tools can help you take your writing to the next level. Grammarly You’re familiar with spell check, but Microsoft Word’s ...

The Importance of Internships

The Importance of Internships

Internships are a critical endeavor for college students in today’s job market. Employers hire about half of the interns who worked for them before they graduated when filling full-time positions, according to the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University’s report. The current workplace market is even more competitive than last year. The college ...

Books That Will Make You Better: The Gift of Failure

Books That Will Make You Better: The Gift of Failure

The Gift of Failure is a parenting book written by a teacher. While it’s certainly an insightful read for parents and teachers, it’s also directly applicable to managers, and contains interesting ideas that can help anyone in a leadership role. Identify the problem Parenting theory is a minefield of conflicting advice, and probably always will ...

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