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How to Beat the ATS

By: Sebastian Leung Let us first talk about what ATS is and how it works   ATS stands for Applicant Tracking System, and is a tool used by many corporations to assist them with the hiring process. It usually functions by searching for keywords, such as skills,  past employers, or schools on your resume. Because … Continue reading How to Beat the ATS

Spice Up Your Professional Attire

By: Marie-Elise Milius     “When  you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you’re wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about everything.” –  Maria Sharapova   We’ve all heard there are work appropriate clothes and clothes for social outings. But, why not try … Continue reading Spice Up Your Professional Attire

Skills2Succeed Academy | A Virtual Career Development Tool

By: Sebastian Leung   Skills2Succeed Academy is a wonderful tool that offers great advice on careers, from all things like starting your job search or advancing in your job. Read on to learn about what exactly the academy is, how to use it, and why you should take advantage of this great site, even if … Continue reading Skills2Succeed Academy | A Virtual Career Development Tool

Finish off Strong: Studying for Finals

By: Marie-Elise Milius The sun is out, the weather is warm, the trees are blooming and we are nearing the end of the semester.  Do not let the temptations of the nice weather stray you away from finishing the semester off strong.   Here are some tips that I use when studying to help improve … Continue reading Finish off Strong: Studying for Finals

4 Tips to Stop Procrastinating

By: Marie-Elise Milius Procrastination is a major factor of stress and anxiety in students and adults. Why do we wait so long to complete assignments given to us with plenty of notice? Typically, it is due to our lack of self discipline. This is a common issue I face when working on school work. With … Continue reading 4 Tips to Stop Procrastinating

4 Common Mistakes People Make When Choosing Careers (And how to avoid them!)

By: Sebastian Leung Some people are born knowing what they want to do. They want to become a doctor because they like working in science, or maybe they enjoy numbers and want to become accountants. Some people have a life-changing moment where they suddenly realize what they want to pursue as a career, and set … Continue reading 4 Common Mistakes People Make When Choosing Careers (And how to avoid them!)

6 Tips on How to be Productive During Spring Break

By: Marie-Elise Milius As we have finished midterms and are counting the days till Spring Break, you realize you haven’t made plans for the glorious week! But now Spring Break is around the corner, what are you going to do? Well here are some suggestions to have a stress-less, YET productive break.     Catch … Continue reading 6 Tips on How to be Productive During Spring Break

Tips for a More Productive Morning

By: Marie-Elise Milius   Mornings are rough, especially when our beds are so warm and comfortable. However the sun rises whether you care for the morning hours or not. To discover tips that will increase productivity in your morning routine for your college and professional careers, keep reading:   Get Enough Sleep Look, we want … Continue reading Tips for a More Productive Morning

Tips for Stress Management

By: Alzina Fok Stress is an inevitable part of our everyday lives. But it doesn’t have to always interfere with your life and productivity. Here are some strategies to help you manage stress and live a productive and meaningful life.   Take a short break and try these relaxing activities   Yoga and Exercise Nature … Continue reading Tips for Stress Management

Saving Money in College: Start Now for the Future

By: Marie-Elise Milius     Managing your money is not fun but is a beneficial element to saving money. As college students, we tend to make purchases very often. Eating out often, text-books, shopping for superfluous items and extra-curricular activities all add up. Sometimes we spend more than we notice.   Check out these tips to … Continue reading Saving Money in College: Start Now for the Future