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Gender Pay Gaps: Myths and Realities

Women get paid less than their male counterparts; this is a widely-accepted belief, and it is, on the whole, true. But the reasons for the gender gap in wages aren't as clear cut as some would have you believe. There are many reasons women earn less than men, and yes, some of them have to… | Read More

How to leverage your alumni network

Improve your chances of landing a great job after graduation by reaching out to those who've shared your experiences at school: your alumni network.
How to Meet Alumni
Check out your school's alumni association homepage. This site lists upcoming events open to current students, where you can introduce yourself to alums. You should also be… | Read More

Your first resume out of school

It's common to get stuck when preparing your new resume after getting a degree. If you are just beginning your career how can you illustrate your capabilities with little hands-on experience? If you're a career-changer, how should your resume reflect that you spent a lot of time in school? We answer those questions and others,… | Read More

Degrees for a Career in Finance

Are you interested in a career in finance? The hardest part about getting there could be choosing among your many options. If investments tickle your fancy, then you may have a rosy future as a financial analyst. If you're a people person, then personal financial advising could be the job you love to wake up… | Read More

Business School Resume: Keys to Success

The resume is an integral component of the business school application process. It is the one document that summarizes an applicant's entire story: education, work experience, personal and professional achievements, and additional skills and abilities. To set yourself apart from the competition, you should spend considerable time updating and revising your resume to create a… | Read More

The 5 Highest-Paying Jobs Right Out of College

So now that you've finished school and proudly hold a college degree, it is time to find that killer job. Due to the lingering effects of the recession and the erratic stock market, 2010 has been an exceptionally tough year on both recent college grads and experienced job-seekers. But talented candidates who interview well and… | Read More

How to Improve Your Vocabulary for a Job Interview: Word-Nerd.com Tip of the Month

You got past the first hurdle. Your potential future employer liked the looks of your resume enough to call you in for a job interview - an opportunity to show you've got enough brains and skills for the job. But while your resume can be edited to perfection before submission, an interview requires you to… | Read More

Careers in Editing on the Web

Web content is an emerging field. The number of sites launched is growing daily, and content is becoming more and more of a commodity.
Below is one possible career arc toward becoming a senior-level employee at a company as an Editor/Content Manager. It is by no means the only path, but it should prove… | Read More

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