Work Lessons from The Hunger Games (so good we posted it again!)

So by now I’m sure everyone’s tired of hearing about the Hunger Games. But too bad. I’m still going to write about it. Yea, there are a lot of people annoyed by yet another teen love triangle but I have to say, I picked up some essential business lessons while watching the movie and paying … Continue reading

How to Build Your Resume Over the Summer

Summer is upon us!  It’s time to put all the stress of class behind us for a few months to relax, hang out with friends, and just have fun.  However, it is important that you think of your career during this break as well.  During school you are more invested getting to class on time, … Continue reading

The Unpaid Internship: Taking the Plunge…Without the Pay

The unpaid internship: an anomaly to some of our parents, and to us even. Working long hours, with no monetary compensation, on top of a hefty credit load is undoubtedly not quite what we want to be doing in college. Thus, the question remains: why have so many of us taken the plunge into the … Continue reading

Survey: Do you think college prepared you enough to enter the work force and land a job?

Simple yes or no. Some people think that college dropped the ball and didn’t teach them the necessary skills and fundamentals to land that entry level job, others believe the opposite and that college laid down a foundation for its graduates to become successful in any situation. What do you think? Let us know in … Continue reading

Tips to Help You Land that on Campus Job

I have worked on campus, at Woodbury University, since my freshman year of college.  I started off at the lowest level and throughout my years at Woodbury I was able to get promoted.  This means I know what it is like to be on both sides of the job; being the subordinate and being the … Continue reading

Keeping It Personal

You’ve probably heard more often than not to keep things “professional” at work. And yes this is true. You shouldn’t be talking about your drunken nights with your boss, or show up to work looking like you just rolled out of bed. But there is a time and a place to keep it personal instead … Continue reading

Eighty Percent of Success is Showing Up

Eighty Percent of Success is Showing Up-Woody Allen: I recently read the Woody Allen quote “eighty percent of success is showing up.” I interpret the quote as meaning that you will never get what you want if you don’t try.  In other words, even at the risk of rejection, you have to “go for it” … Continue reading

Work Lessons from The Hunger Games

So by now I’m sure everyone’s tired of hearing about the Hunger Games. But too bad. I’m still going to write about it. Yea, there are a lot of people annoyed by yet another teen love triangle but I have to say, I picked up some essential business lessons while watching the movie and paying … Continue reading

Face the Facts About Facebook: 5 Facebook Rules You Should Follow (If You Don’t Already)

Face the Facts About Facebook: 5 Facebook Rules You Should Follow: 1. Next time you’re playing water pong at the local watering hole remember not to put the pictures up on Facebook. 2. If you wouldn’t want a parent/grandparent seeing your photo that’s probably a good indication that you shouldn’t put it online. 3. Don’t … Continue reading

Why working and not getting paid is worth it

When we think of getting a job, we usually think of getting a paycheck every week. That’s the whole point isn’t it? Actually the point or a job is not only to get paid, but also to get paid while learning and contributing your knowledge and skills from college and life onto your career. As … Continue reading