Join Us at College and Career Talk on Facebook!

  College, Career Life has a new Facebook group for students and job seekers. Join us at the College and Career Talk Facebook group for polls, discussions and advice. Wondering about what major to choose or what to put on your resume? Just ask our group for advice from a variety of individuals. You can Read More …

Coping with Depression in College

Depression is common among college students. A new environment, increased academic stress and growing responsibilities can contribute to depression. Students suffering depression tend to isolate themselves or turn to harmful coping mechanisms. However, there are healthy ways to prevent and treat depression. Read on for tips on how to cope with depression in college.*   Read More …

Non-Profit Noble Work Organization Helps the Homeless

Non-profits differ greatly from for-profit businesses. If you are interested in starting a non-profit or working in the industry, there’s a lot to learn in order to be successful. Carol Jones is the founder and CEO of Noble Work Organization, an Alabama-based non-profit serving the homeless and displaced. Below, she talks about her motivations behind Read More …

Sexual Harassment Advice in Wake of Weinstein

  The recent news about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment of countless women has opened the discussion of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. Famous women have come forward with their stories of men in power using their positions to intimidate and threaten. They fear their careers may be hurt if they complain so Read More …

Resume Tips for College Students

Creating a resume is challenging enough for experienced professionals. For college students and recent graduates, the task proves even more difficult. Absence of significant work experience leaves a large portion of the resume to fill. Fortunately, there are ways to create an impressive resume even when you don’t have an established work history.   1. Read More …

Almost 2 in 5 Americans Don’t See Value in College Degree

  A new survey of 2,245 Americans commissioned by finder.com in July 2017 and conducted by global research provider Pureprofile, found that almost 2 in 5 Americans, or 38.7%, are unsure or don’t think their college degree was worth the money. That’s an estimated 60.96 million Americans. Of these degree holders, 49.6% say they aren’t making Read More …

Compassion Fatigue: The Dark Side of Healthcare

  Healthcare is a rapidly growing industry full of in demand and well paying jobs. Many people go into healthcare not only for the great job opportunities but also for the purpose of helping others. However, there is a downside to constantly having to show compassion and hide negative emotions. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare Read More …