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Career Top 10 : Benefits of Working Abroad

The benefits to a young person of working outside the United States are many and stay with a person for many years.

Fully experiencing the language and culture of the host country
Develop a degree of flexibility and resourcefulness
Develop a broader understanding of another culture
Prepare oneself for the increasingly global economy
Give oneself a competitive advantage when returning [...]

Career tips to create more appeal in an interview

Career tips to create more appeal in an interview

1. Research all job descriptions

2. Match your skills and abilies

3. Reflect about accomplishments

Unusual jobs at $30/hour

Unusual jobs at $30/hour

1. Sales Director

2. Computer security administrators

3. Elevator installer, repairer

Don’t ruin your career

Don’t ruin your career

1. Do your research

2. Do not leave for lack of money

3. Be patient

Tips to find a career mentor

Tips to find a career mentor

1. Be clear on why you want a mentor

2. Define your personality and communication style

3. Flattering will get you everywhere

Tips to help pay for college

Tips to help pay for college

1. Start researching aid possibilities sooner rather than later

2. Take steps that improve your aid eligibility

3. Apply for financial aid no matter what your circumstances are

Avoid online career scams

Avoid online career scams

1. Reject any company that promises to get you a job

2. Be skeptical of any employment-service firm that charges upfront

3. Get a copy of the firm’s contract

How to keep career resolutions

How to keep career resolutions

1. Get more organized

2. Improve skills

3. Network

Make your work manageable

Make your work manageable

1. Challenge yourself during the work day;

2. Take a little ‘me’ time to salvage your sanity; and

3. Give back to your community.

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Tips for career promotion

Tips for career promotion

1. Ask and you may receive

2. Become the expert

3. Groom a successor

Career planning tips: Find time

Career planning tips: Find time

1. When you wake up

2. While drinking your morning coffee

3. Over lunch

Find gratification in career, life

Find gratification in career, life

1. Combat emotional vampires

2. Stay in the now to avoid crippling anxieties

3. Uncover your own emotional type

2010 Career Resolutions

2010 Career Resolutions

1. Join, and be active in, an association.

2. Use all your talents.

3. Create a list of 20 professional successes you accomplished in 2009.

Career gifts for yourself

Career gifts for yourself

1. Stay current

2. Get more training

3. Be the dumbest person in the room

Career Top 10 : Things You’ll Discover at College

By : Lynn F. Jacobs / Jeremy S. Hyman
By now, most students who are starting college next fall have sent in their acceptances, not to mention the first chunk of change. And now, the real worrying for them starts: What is college really going to be like? And how is it different from what I’m [...]