Emily Driscoll Archive
Published February 01, 2013
Confidence is an important element in landing and maintaining a job, but it’s hard to hold your head high when the job market is weak, especially if you’re a recent grad with little to no experience. Here are four tips to boost your confidence and land a job.
Published January 30, 2013
While LinkedIn is one of the most popular professional websites, it's not the only resource grads can use to connect with others and find work opportunities--here are four websites that can point them in the right direction, build on their networks and get them hired.
Published January 28, 2013
As enrollment rises in online courses and degree programs, traditional colleges and universities are finding ways to evolve to meet the needs of their students. Here are three trends the experts predict will have a significant role in shaping higher education in 2013.
Published January 25, 2013
Setting budget parameters for each expense category can help students get organized and aware of how much they will need to cover expenses each month. Here are six ways for students to keep their monthly expenses under control so they can stay on top of their bills and establish a good credit history.
Published January 23, 2013
A new study shows that annual salary increases are the most preferred benefit among job-seeking new college graduates rather than medical insurance, historically in the top spot for graduating seniors. Here’s what experts say is contributing to this trend and what questions grads should pose about a new employee benefits package.
Published January 21, 2013
With New Year resolutions in full swing, gyms are looking to capitalize on good intentions to draw in prospective members. Here are four financial tips on what students and graduates should consider when choosing a gym membership.
Published January 18, 2013
Considering the competitive nature of actually landing a summer internship, now is the time college students need to be looking for opportunities. Here are expert tips on where to look, the best way to submit an application and how to follow up to make sure you land a coveted spot.
Published January 16, 2013
For students that walked across the stage in December, here's what experts say about the labor market they are currently facing and what they need to do to get a job in 2013.
Published January 14, 2013
If students need to work part time while going to school, it’s important to find a job that will not only provide them a paycheck to help cover tuition, but also to gain valuable work experience. Here’s what experts say students should look for in a part time position to boost their resumes as well as their bank accounts.
Published January 07, 2013
Getting into college is a major accomplishment but students shouldn’t assume that they will automatically rise to the top just because they have an acceptance letter. Here are six expert tips to help students achieve success with their time spent in school.