Sell your work, not you: The power of an online portfolio

Sell your work, not you: The power of an online portfolio
  Written by OnlineCollege.org, Posted on YouTern on October 13, 2013 In today’s competitive job market, it’s not enough just to know things. To get a recruiter’s attention, you must be able to demonstrate what you can do and do better than your career competition. This was a recurring conversation during a recent National Career Development ...

Is this thing on? 7 tips to shine in a video interview

Is this thing on? 7 tips to shine in a video interview
Written by Chris Williams, freelance marketing strategist. Posted on YouTern. Many job interviews these days are being held via video on platforms like Skype or Google Plus. Despite the popularity of these virtual meetings, being interviewed on the computer often throws people for a loop. Why? Because there are many factors that must be considered ...

Fifteen apps to make you an awesome intern

Fifteen apps to make you an awesome intern
  Want to be the best intern, ever? There’s an app for that. Technically, there are tons of apps to keep you organized, sharp, and constantly learning—everything you need to impress your new boss. And all most all of them are free! So, grab your smartphone and start using it for exactly what it was ...

Social Media Lockdown

Social Media Lockdown
Written by Chelsea Newton, Talent Formula founder. Read more at Talent Formula, a student resource site. As so much of our lives are lived online, it is important to not only think about how you show up in person but also what can be found online. A Mashable study found that 91% of recruiters check ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Crafting the Perfect Modern Resume

INFOGRAPHIC: Crafting the Perfect Modern Resume
Text Alternative: Crafting the Perfect Modern Resume Text Alternative: Crafting the Perfect Modern Resume The day and age of education and job history resumes are long-gone. Today’s successful resumes are social, interactive and are brought to life for all those reading it. Digital Text In a digital world, text becomes much more than letters, words ...

6 ways to deal with post-grad job search stress

6 ways to deal with post-grad job search stress
  Graduating from college is bittersweet. While many alumni are celebrating the completion of their education, others are jittery with job search stress. You’ve likely spent your entire life under the structure of an education system. You went from elementary school to middle school to high school and finally, college, but now you’re suddenly finding ...

How to get employers to chase you down on social media

How to get employers to chase you down on social media
  Original article published by Karl L. Hughes on Socialmouths The job market is tough. No doubt about it. Even though there have been some modest gains in the number of jobs available, more jobs are going to part-time or contract workers than ever, which has led a lot of people to give up, leave ...