Having a Career Path as a Military Spouse

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As she wonders about her career path, a military spouse with reflective glasses sees a "Now Hiring" sign while clenching dog tags. The yellow "Now Hiring" sign is reflected in her glasses.

Written by Gabriella LoBianco Graphic Design by Andrea Dove Starting a Career Path No matter how big or small the career path, starting over can be terrifying. As a military spouse, not knowing when the next job will come can add uneasiness when thinking about your future. Luckily, there are resources that will lessen the blow of all of that. … Read More

Internship Horrors: Tales From the Dark Side

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A girl looks into a dark alley. of internship horrors

Written by Vidhya Padmanabhan Graphics by Gabby Krause Internship Horrors For a lot of people, internships can be that foot in the door to break into the workforce market. It doesn’t matter if you are fresh out of college, looking to switch careers, or trying to bridge the time gap in your resume, internships can be valuable learning experiences.  According … Read More

7 Ways to Cure Job Interview Anxiety

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Doctor Cures Interview Anxiety

Written by David Gilbert 4th Graphic Designs by Krystn Stockbridge Take a Breath, You Passed the First Step Congratulations, you got the call back! All that time filling out job applications has paid off. And yet, you’re still struggling with job interview anxiety. Now, instead of filling out applications, it’s the job interview you’re worried about. Employers have job interviews … Read More

How to Avoid Bad Jobs

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Woman Flees from building where she has a bad job.

Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphics by Krystn Stockbridge Bad Jobs; Bad Days   Most of us have had some bad jobs and sometimes even good jobs can have bad days. “It’ll be fun,” they said. “It’ll be like acting,” they said. Then a drunk customer walks up to you, grabs the side of your face and pulls it like she’s … Read More

6 Laws Governing Unpaid Internship Programs

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A female warrior with scimitar and a crouching knight in heavy armor holds a shield up against an attacking dragon. The duo exchange witty banter. Behind them in the fore ground is a castle on a hill with a treeline behind it.

Written By David Gilbert Unpaid Internship Programs: Want to Play this Game? Some companies have been running a rigged game for interns to play. Their unpaid internship programs offer the chance to gain experience but leave their interns without anything to show for their hard work. It’s similar to winning a video game without a big loot-drop at the end. … Read More

LinkedIn Attracts Recruiters: Here’s 5 Reasons Why

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A recruiter is on her laptop is searching the internet to find job candidates via LinkedIn. LinkedIn attracts recruiters by aiding them in their candidate search.

Written By Gabby LoBianco Gaining an Advantage Recruiters can be found hiding in the spotlight. Just imagine yourself playing a sport and not knowing if an agent is watching. It’s important to make yourself marketable at any time. LinkedIn provides job seekers the upper hand they need to attract recruiters. Job seekers use this platform to lay out their portfolio in … Read More

How To Find The Keywords Recruiters Are Looking For

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A woman in a business suit peers through binoculars into the distance, searching for the perfect job candidate. In the background is a LinkedIn career infographic.

Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphics by Krystn Stockbridge Why You Need Keywords on LinkedIn So, it turns out that LinkedIn is a search engine. Like other search engines, LinkedIn uses keywords to bring up relevant results. In this case, the relevant result is you. Your skills are the keywords that will make you magically appear before a recruiter. You can … Read More

5 Reasons Why Attracting Recruiters is Important

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Man standing in the middle of a circle of recruiters in business suits and wearing bright yellow costume and a funny hat singing into a microphone, "All I need is half a chance. a second thought, a second glance, I will prove I've got whatever it takes."

Written by David Miller Graphics by Gabby Krause Recruiters: Who Needs Them? Everyone seeking a good job needs to know why attracting recruiters is important. Recruiters are to online applications what a 1969 Ford Mustang is to a 1979 Escort. Both are vehicles, and both can get you from place to place, but only one is truly the car you … Read More

5 Reasons Why Job Applications Online are Obsolete

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LinkedIn's logo floats above two fighters squaring against each other in a dark alley. Recruiter Doom and Super LinkedIn draw their weapons and prepare for battle over the slain logos of websites that require clients to fill out job application online.

Build your own Superhero Headquarters The way we apply for jobs has changed over the years. In the past, we relied mostly on the filling out of job applications online as the best method of job searching. However, this is no longer the case. The reason why you shouldn’t fill out job applications online is that LinkedIn has become the … Read More

Why You Need to Create Your Personal Brand to Land the Job

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A girl in a red sweater laughs as someone presses a green liquor bottle to her lips and pours liquor into her mouth. Another girl in the background looks at the drunk girl and has the thought, "Wait, isn't that the same girl that had team Jacob in her headline?"

Written by Jennifer Mayberry Graphics by Krystn Stockbridge What is Your Personal Brand?  Many job seekers may not realize the importance of creating a personal brand. We know the hopeful emails, the sent resumes, the gaps in employment; the open tab after open tab of online searches that lead to nowhere. We know the well-intentioned questions. “Hey, whatever happened with … Read More

Crucial Job Search Tips: How to Escape the Vortex

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Man needing job search tips is stuck inside a vortex screaming, "Please help!"

Written By David Miller Graphics By Gabby Krause Job Search Tips to Stop the Misery Since you are reading this, you already know that following great job search tips can make the difference between gaining employment or not. Unlike scouring the pantry for snacks or the beach for buried treasure, hunting for a job is not always enjoyable or rewarding. … Read More

How Experiential Learning and Horses Help You Achieve Success

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From left to right: Gina, a horse with a large red and yellow soccer ball, and three of her clients arranged in a pose while performing Equine Assisted Learning challenges using Experiential Learning Techniques.

Written and edited by Mazabeen Alam & Michael Howard Graphics by Elyse Warnecke and Phil Mapstone   DID YOU KNOW? Every now and then we have the opportunity to work with a visionary company as we continue our mission of connecting businesses with super interns. Yarcort is one such visionary company that we have been honored to collaborate with. Gina Yarrish, the … Read More