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Make Volunteering Work for You

Potential employers often view your volunteer experience as a measure of your real-world business skills. And why not? When you are in a volunteer post that uses your passions, skill-set and ambitions, you have a chance to prove what you can do—often years earlier than you could in a typical position.

Use the SMART System to Set Your Educational Goals

Goal setting may sound like something you do perhaps daily, weekly, monthly or for longer periods. But did you know there is a systematic way to set goals for your success? It can be applied to your education now and to the career you are trying to develop.

How to Read for Comprehension

You’re studying for a big test or sifting through material while researching a paper but find yourself wasting time because you keep forgetting what you’ve read.

Leverage Your Military Experience in College

Chances are one of the things that made military service attractive was the opportunity for post-secondary education either while in the service or post-discharge.

Little Known Grants and Scholarships

Once you decide that continuing your education is right for you, the next step is to explore your options for funding. Paying for your online education does not have to be a daunting task. There are a variety of options for covering your tuition.

What are the Benefits of Group Projects?

Group projects are a valuable addition to your college experience no matter what degree program you choose—they are preparation for the challenges you will face in your field.

Proper Etiquette after the Interview

These days following proper etiquette after an interview is just as important as interviewing well.

How To Prepare for a Skype Interview

With the advancement of technology, many employers are turning to Skype to interview candidates from a distance.

Finishing the Term Strong

When starting a school session, finishing it seems like nothing more than a technicality. After all, why would you go through the process of signing up and attending classes if you didn’t have every intention of seeing it through to completion?

Saving Lives One Pint at a Time

Eight out of ten Americans will need blood or blood products in their lifetime, according to the Community Blood Bank in Sioux Falls.

Activate Positive Thinking

When looking into your future, it can be easy to get discouraged by the hurdles in front of you. However, taking a negative outlook has a way of bringing you down. Doing just the opposite, which is sometimes a bit harder, can make hurdles easier to conquer and your goals much easier to achieve.

Do Job Listings Favor Those Already Employed?

Many job listings of all types can be said to favor those already employed. This is because almost all career openings are seeking common, proven backgrounds and skills usually held by individuals who are currently employed.

20 Questions: The Informational Interview

An informational interview can be a great way to gain insight about a specific career field. You can find practical information about your future career and understand what training and experience might be useful.