Testing Job Candidates a New Trend

Lori Johnston | September 10, 2015

Job seekers' skills may need to ace the test to get hired.

In today’s job market, having a college degree is just one component that makes you deemed qualified for a job. But no matter what your resume says about your skills and abilities, you need to be able to show your value to employers. Job candidates need to be prepared to face another level of exams to get hired.

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Your social media could cost you your dream job

Did you know that every two in five employers admit to scanning job applicants’ Facebook profiles to determine their decision in the hiring process?! No lie! According to a CareerBuilder.com survey of 2,303 hiring managers, almost 40% say they utilize social networking sites to background-check prospective employees. Wouldn’t you love a way to quickly find and eliminate those incriminating status updates? Well, now you can… [Read More]

Colleges on LinkedIn: Why You Should Be There, Too

Dawn Papandrea | September 12, 2013

A recent announcement by the social networking giant, LinkedIn, revealed that colleges and universities are now part of the community. But isn’t that the site for professionals who are looking to make career connections, you might ask? Yes, it is, but the new endeavor makes the connection between education and career choice crystal clear.

Here are some other myths that LinkedIn University Pages bust… [Read More]

Best Apps for Adult Students

Robyn Tellefsen | June 26, 2013

30 best apps for adult students

When you’re going back to school as an adult, it’s important to bring the tools you’ll need to succeed. But today’s top tools won’t fit into your old pencil case – they’re right on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Check out some of the best apps to help you stay organized as an adult student and get to the head of the class. Note: All of these apps are FREE and are available for iOS and Android devices.

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