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Landing a Fall Internship

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If you’re a student looking for valuable work experience this fall, you’re not alone. As the summer starts to wind down, it’s definitely time to start lining up possible work opportunities. Internships are a great way to kick off your career, helping to build a network of professional contacts, references and mentors. Designed with students in mind, lack of professional experience is expected in internships and the focus is more on finding a candidate who is enthusiastic, ready to learn and trustworthy. That internship experience is often your golden ticket to the first official job in your career.1. Know what…

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How to identify a great resume

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A resume cannot show you how a potential candidate presents themselves, or if they will be a good fit for your organization, but it still remains a good summary of a job-seeker’s skill-set and past work experience. However, with so many resumes coming past your desk, it’s important to know how to fish out the best candidates. From formatting to job experience, here are a few things to look out for when you’re trying to pinpoint a great resume:1. ​Format and flow A clean and simply written resume is what you want to see. Longwinded and convoluted descriptions are signs of…

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Parents Coming Back to the Workforce

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Being a parent is certainly a full-time, 24-hour and endlessly rewarding job. But there comes a time when many parents make the seemingly daunting transition back into the workforce, following some time off. After stepping away from your career, it can be difficult to get back into the habit of your daily working life, similar to your day-to-day work before having your child. No matter what your desired job looks like, every parent can work towards a fulfilling career, as well as a fulfilling personal life.Here are 5 tips for reintegrating back into the workforce1. Asses your prioritiesOnce you become…

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