5 Ways to Turn Your Internship Into a Career

Imagine you’ve landed a great position with an organization you’re passionate about and an office culture that makes you feel comfortable. You’re working on exciting projects that are expanding your knowledge and expertise. You have a supportive manager who wants to help you grow your career, and you love the coworkers you spend your time with every day.

Sounds like a dream job, doesn’t it?

The problem is, it isn’t a job at all. It’s an

7 Rules for Creating a Resume for Your First Job out of College

Finding your first real job out of college can be stressful. It takes time and perseverance to scour the search engines and research companies you may want to work for. But before you do any of that, you have to create a resume.

Most hiring managers only spend a few minutes (and sometimes just a few seconds) skimming candidates’ resumes before making a decision. With so little time to get their attention, you need to make sure your resume is eye-catching …

How Much Do You Make?

You’ve applied for a job and your resume has made it through the first round of screening. Now, the HR manager is calling to have a quick chat to qualify you.

The conversation seems normal at first. You field basic questions like “Why did you apply for this job?” and “Tell me about yourself.”

But then comes the curveball: “How much do you make?”

It’s a deceptively simple question, and your answer has more influence on your future than you might …

Are You Living Your Purpose as a Leader? Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out

When it comes to purpose in business and leadership, do you find yourself talking the talk yet wondering whether you’re walking the walk? Do you worry you’re not really living your express purpose?

There are all sorts of mixed messages out there about what, exactly, purpose is. To some, purpose means contributing to and serving a cause greater than oneself, like saving the planet. To others, it might mean having …

What to Do When Interview Anxiety Feels Unbearable

Job interviews make most people nervous, and understandably so. You sit in a room as a person peppers you with questions meant to get to the core of your technical abilities, motivation, and fit. It’s a stressful situation.

While many of us can fight our nerves long enough to see the interview through, others can find the anxiety unbearable. If you are unable to move past your interview anxiety, what …

How to Make Networking Less Painful

Article by Natas Lekic

For many young professionals, attending a networking event sounds about as fun as going to the dentist. Necessary? Yes. Enjoyable? Not so much.

Attitudes like this are understandable — the pressure is high, you’re not sure whom to approach first, and conversations can range from awkward to downright embarrassing — but they’re also shortsighted.

Networking is the most effective way to find a new job, …

3 Steps to Finding Hidden Jobs on LinkedIn

Most job seekers on LinkedIn wait to be contacted about an open job. They’re all waiting for the inbound call instead of digging into the hidden job market to find jobs that aren’t even open yet.

Most growing companies budget in advance the hires they need to make for a whole year. For example, if a company plans to hire five people in the coming year, or 50, or 500, they can’t absorb them all on January 2. So, they budget a few roles …

Working in Blockchain: Lucrative Careers in Cutting-Edge Tech

Not only has the initial coin offering (ICO) and cryptocurrency gold rush sparked massive investment, but it is also establishing a brand new industry containing plenty of exciting new jobs.

From the obvious roles of engineers and full stack developers to the not-so-obvious ones like business strategists and content writers, here are some of the newly created cryptocurrency and blockchain careers you may want to consider:

Blockchain Engineer/Smart Contract …

7 Tips for Better Business Travel

Business travel, while a great way to see the world and meet new people, isn’t without its annoyances and obstacles.

However, many of the common problems business travels face are caused simply by a lack of knowledge, whether it’s a failure to plan ahead, an unforeseen circumstance, or unfamiliar customs.

To make your next trip more enjoyable — and to avoid any business-killing faux pas — follow these seven tips:

1. Always Come Armed With Data

In some countries,

Recent Grads: Opt In to Lifelong Learning

You’re sitting in the lobby, waiting for the interview to start, reflecting on everything you learned over these last four years while in college. You’ve mastered everything about accounting and business that you could learn from a professor and a textbook. You’ve graduated. It’s time to land a job and apply what you know in the real world. You’ll rely on these same skills for the entire course of your career.

The scene I’ve painted may have been the …