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5 Tips on Becoming a Remarkable Entrepreneur

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A short quip on what we think makes a good entrepreneur. This includes a gamut of important points from how to explore your passion to taking some time away from that passion to have some fun.

  1. Explore your passion.
    Life is too short to be wasted doing something that doesn’t bring you joy. With that being said, it’s ok if you don’t know exactly what it is you love to do. However, there is always something for everyone—you just have to find it. Never give up searching for that career that both enthuses and constantly challenges you because you will find work you adore. Read More…

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Advice for Graduates: Advancing in the Workplace

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Seize the opportunity. One of the best things about being in the front of a classroom is building trust with upcoming grads. Once trust is established, the students really begin to open up to you and the class time becomes much more interactive. Even better, students begin to look to you for insight and advice on their upcoming career in the business world.

“What’s the best way to get ahead once I am working? Is there a way to ensure I can advance?”

Students majoring in accounting and hoping to pursue an accounting designation have a very clear program to follow, in terms of the post grad process. In addition, each accounting body sets clear guidelines for the type of work experience they require to successfully designate. Read More…


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Personal Branding

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It's exactly what it sounds like: promoting and packaging yourself as a viable product that serves to create an impression about who you are and, by extension, your accomplishments, services, and offerings. Crafted correctly, your personal brand will illicit as well as impart an emotional connection in the minds of recruiters that will differentiate you from other job applicants.

The concept of personal branding was originally formulated by Tom Peters in 1997. However, it is only in recent years that its application has proven effective for job seekers. Dan Schawbel, a guru within this discipline, states that “personal branding, by definition, is the process of marketing ourselves” (source). While reading his definition, I was reminded of a marketing class I took that introduced me to the 4 P’s of marketing: product, price, placement, and promotion. Read More…


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Social Media: A Tool for Recruiting

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We’ve all read the articles on why social media is an important tool for recruiting. But after reading them, we're often left with the thought, “How can I actually go about using these resources for recruiting?”

There are plenty of sites—like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter—that are said to be used for recruiting purposes. But the question I find myself asking is how can I go about utilizing these sites to expand our network and growth? After some research and experimentation, I thought I would lay it out straight and simple. Here are a few easy steps to get started networking on the 3 main social media sites used today. Read More…


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Recruiters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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How do you choose a recruiter, and what should you know? Do they care about you, are they just trying to make a placement? Are they really concerned with your best interests? Here are a few things we think you need to know.

Let’s be honest, many recruiters are bottom feeders; they speak at you, sounding like they are reading from a script, and worse yet, they really don’t care about your career aspirations! The best recruiter out there will take an interest in you, understand what is important to you, know your career aspirations and want to build a long standing professional relationship with you. Read More…


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