The Best Websites to Promote Yourself

An online presence can prove helpful for college students and job seekers, not only because employers and recruiters search online but also because networking sites can help you easily build a solid network and stay in touch with contacts. LinkedIn is an obvious place to start, but you don’t have to limit yourself to one Read More …

The Best Websites for Finding an Internship

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The Best Resume and Portfolio Sites for Job-Seekers

on line pharmacy Scott Kellum via Compfight No matter your career stage, keeping an updated resume or portfolio is crucial. Presenting your career achievements and skills online is also essential to remaining competitive in today’s job climate. Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first job or an experienced professional searching for better opportunities, Read More …

Top 10 Job Hunting Sites for Recent Graduates

Recent graduates face the most dismal job market since the depression, but thankfully, the internet now makes job searching more convenient and easier than ever. Faced with endless possibilities, those straight out of college need guidance on which sites will help them find employment – and which are just a waste of time. The following Read More …

Sites to Help You Choose a College or Grad Program

Choosing a college or graduate program involves consideration of many factors, including tuition and program rankings.  If you want free information about thousands of colleges and graduate schools, try the following sites. US News Rankings Each year, US News ranks colleges and graduate programs.  In addition to U.S. schools, the site also ranks the world’s Read More …

Social Media Options for the Private Person

Career experts recommend that job seekers use social media to market themselves. Private people may dismiss social media because the idea of anyone seeing their pictures and information is disturbing. Unfortunately, no one can ignore social media because many employers are checking sites for information on candidates. You want to make sure you distinguish yourself Read More …

Free Online Education Resources

Whether you’re a college student, recent graduate, or a professional that just wants to stay current, online classes are a great way to learn important skills needed in your chosen field. Or you may just want to learn about a topic you never had a chance to study. For free online learning resources, try the Read More …

Helpful Sites for Finding an Internship

One of the hardest things about finding a job is getting the experience most employers want. Internships are a great way to get that experience and, fortunately, there are sites that list only internships or entry-level positions. Urban Interns – Probably the best internship site I’ve found. Urban Intern allows small business owners and professionals Read More …

Fun Sites for College Students

Need to take a break from studying but tired of Facebook and YouTube?  Try these entertaining websites created specifically for college students: College Candy – This online magazine is written by college women and includes articles about pop culture, fashion, beauty, relationships, and college survival. College Humor – A site full of funny (often irreverent) Read More …

Advice for Recent Graduates from HowStuffWorks.com Founder Marshall Brain

Marshall Brain is the founder of HowStuffWorks.com, an award-winning site that provides resources on thousands of topics.  Mr. Brain was kind enough to answer some questions I had about the challenges recent college graduates are facing. For more information, visit the career channel at HowStuffWorks. 1. How do recent graduates get started in a career Read More …