First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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Uncertain About Your Career Path? This HR Leader Shares How She Found Her Perfect Match

From a young age, Charissa Wagner knew she had a knack for writing and working with people, but her career path wasn’t an obvious one. Although she went to college to pursue a degree in communications with a minor in …

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Want to Excel as a Sales Newbie? This VP of Account Management Explains Why Self-Motivation Is Key

Breena Svetlic spent her college years studying marine biology, which inspired her post-graduation career plans. But as much as she loved exploring the mysteries and delights of the oceans, the pay was less than desirable. When a mentor suggested that …

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What’s the difference between a job board and a job search engine?

Job boards and job search engines have more similarities than differences. They’re both used by candidates to search for and apply to job openings. The biggest difference between them aren’t how they’re used by candidates, but how the sites receive …

By College Recruiter
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Women in Tech: History, Statistics, and Stories

Women in tech careers have been advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for ages. With women’s insights and hard work, the world has grown into a technological marvel early STEM pioneers could only dream of. 

However, women’s existence in …

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COM Hosts NAPTA Troubleshooting Skills Competition

College of the Mainland’s (COM) ICB and STEAM building were bustling with Process Technology (PTEC) students from nine different community colleges and technical schools as COM hosted the seventh annual North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) Troubleshooting Skills Competition (TSC) …

By Kelley Waters
Kelley Waters Director of Career Services
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How to Search for Job Satisfaction Instead of a Job

While it’s easy to hyper-focus on a position that fits your major, the qualifications needed, and the paycheck, there are still several other factors to consider when searching for a job. Overall job satisfaction is a critical factor to consider.

By CareerShift
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20 Jobs That Require Travel and Pay Well

You’re not one to be chained to a desk all day. In fact, you want to see the world—or at least the world outside a standard corporate office. Well, here’s the surprising truth: there are plenty of traveling jobs that …

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12 great remote jobs those early in their marketing and advertising careers

Some professions do not lend themselves well to remote work. Think jobs in restaurants, hotels, and hospitals. Sure, there are some jobs in each of those industries that can easily be done by fully remote workers, but most cannot. After …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Finance vs. Accounting: Which Career Path Is Right For Me? Quiz

You know you want a job that deals with money and numbers. If you get a job in finance or accounting, you’ll be doing just that. But how do you choose? What’s the difference between finance vs. accounting? 

While both …

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What Type of Skills to Put on a Resume?

What Type of Skills to Put on a Resume? was originally published on CareerBands.

A resume is a summary of your information on a piece of the paper judged by hiring teams of the company. The main objective is to …

By Career Bands
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