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I Joined the Air National Guard

by August 14, 2014

Last week I joined the Air National Guard. If you aren’t familiar with how the military is structured, the National Guard is part of the military Reserve Corps. It is a reserve component of our military that is often used to fulfill needs at the state level, or augment our active duty military. Some Guard [...]

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How to Keep Office Politics From Sabotaging Your Career

by Kevin Mercadante June 11, 2014

If you’re working someplace long enough, it’s usually just a question of time before office politics become a reality in your job and your life. But what few people appreciate is the way office politics can sabotage your career. Office politics are often subtle in the way they develop, and in the way they’re maintained. [...]

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Why You Should Work In College – And It’s Not All About Money

by Kevin Mercadante April 30, 2014

Balancing college with work is a tough juggling act. But even if you don’t need to work in order to help pay for school, there are benefits to doing so that go beyond money. Most of those benefits will help you later in life, both when you are out looking for your first career-type job, [...]

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Boost Your Resume This Spring with These 5 Tips

by Miranda Marquit April 3, 2014

Spring is a time of fresh starts. I know. Now that spring is here, my husband is applying for jobs. He’s a great university instructor, and he has helped numerous students over the years, but it’s time to move on. So he’s updating his CV and getting ready to see what’s out there. Even if [...]

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7 Low Stress Jobs that are Perfect for Moonlighting

by Kevin Mercadante March 5, 2014

Everybody needs extra money from time to time, either to cover a rough budget patch, to pay off debt, to save for a vacation, or to build up an emergency fund. There are easy ways to make extra money, and hard ways. Since you have a job or business already, you’ll want to keep your [...]

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Do You Have a Skill Others Will Pay For?

by Miranda Marquit March 3, 2014

One of the debates raging right now, as student loan debt sky-rockets, is whether or not a college degree is worth it. Once you get that college degree, the next debate is over whether or not graduate school is worth it. Honestly, though, it’s not really about whether a higher education is worth it, and [...]

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3 Hiring and Recruitment Changes You Need to Know About

by Contributor December 13, 2013

Thanks to technology, the economy, and rising costs, hiring and recruitment are changing. The old realities of looking for a job are fading away. You need to adapt to the changing job market, or you could find yourself passed over for positions that you want. Here are 3 hiring and recruitment changes that you need [...]

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