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Careers

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A resume is a one to two page formal document that lists a job applicant’s work experience, education and skills. . It is usually the first document an employer sees to determine if you are the right candidate for the job opening. You literally have only seconds to get the employer’s attention with a document that is supposed to show you are most qualified for the job opening.  Read More…

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Post image for Do You Live to Work or Work to Live?

Do you live to work or work to live? This is an important question, but rarely taken seriously! Every employer want employees who are dependable, trustworthy, and good at their jobs.. How do they measure performance? A good employee gets the job done on time. It helps when the employee is self motivated and can overcome the various obstacles and problems that undoubtedly interfere with that objective. Read More…

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Post image for What Was Your Greatest Accomplishment?

What was your greatest accomplishment? It sounds like one of the inane interview questions! Your answer is supposed demonstrate a skill that the employer is wants. Depending on your stage in life, it may relate to school, work or personal life. Your answer is not as important as why you think it is your greatest accomplishment. How does it relate to the position you are interviewing for? What do you do?  Read More…

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Post image for The Problem with College!

The problem with college is not how much it costs or how long it takes! Many personal financial bloggers talk about the value of going into debt for an expensive private university. The real value of a university education may or may not relate to where you go or how much you spend. In fact, it may have nothing to do with how good your grades are! What is the real value of a college education? Read More…

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Post image for Interview Skills that Will Get You Hired!

Getting an interview in this economy is tough enough!  You went to the best schools, received good grades, have a high demand degree and some good experience.. You want to get a job that will pay well and have a future. In this economy, there is a lot of competition with other well qualified people. How can you distinguish yourself frmo everyone else in the interview? Read More…

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Post image for How to Take Control of your Life

Access to an education is the American way! A university education is expensive, but thanks to the internet, individual courses are free! Improving your skills should be a goal of everyone! Personal development includes activities that improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations. What are you doing for yourself? Read More…

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Math Is the Answer!

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If math is the answer, what was the question? What one class in school is the most helpful in life? There are thousands of jobs that require mastery of math, but that is not why!  More specifically, what classes will help you be more successful with your personal finances?  Learning math skills was never intended to just help you with your personal finances, but it is important for that and more. Read More…

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Krant World is not a destination, amusement park or an international newspaper!  It may be all those, however I am revealing my world. Although I have achieved many of the goals most of you want to achieve, I still have to deal with real world problems. Financial success does not remove all problems! Money does not solve all problems! I decided to share my strategy to problem solving. Read More…

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Post image for Job Applicants should be Careful about Online Identity Theft

Many identity thieves use bogus job applications as a means of gathering personal information from unwary job seekers.  Everyone needs a job.  Sometimes we even need two jobs.  Making a living in today’s economy is a real challenge for many people, so finding worthwhile employment is incredibly important. The last thing most of us think about when we are searching online for job opportunities is whether or not that application we are filling out could possibly be an identity theft scam.  Read More…

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Post image for MBA Programs Are Looking for Confident, Diverse Candidates

As an MBA candidate, you are acutely aware you will face stiff competition when you apply to a program. Perhaps the competitive element both drives and worries you at the same time. Since you have chosen a risky venture, it makes sense to feel a mixture of emotions, as well as having a blend of intellectual concerns.

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