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4 Ways to Plan Ahead for a Short Week

by Stephan Maldonado | November 19, 2019

With Thanksgiving around the corner, let's take a look at planning ahead for the short week so you can get the most work done in the fewest number of days.

7 Volunteer Opportunities for College Students

by Kaitlin McManus | November 19, 2019

Taking time to give back to the community during college is important—both because it's a noble cause and because it enriches your college experience. Check out these ways you can lend a hand around campus and your community.

6 Ideal Careers for Introverts

by Sarah Daren | November 19, 2019

Introverts might not be the most vocal and outgoing, but they still want their work to make a strong impact. Here are six great careers that require minimal interaction with other people while also offering the ability to make a difference.

Legal Career Spotlight: General Counsel of State Farm

by Kaitlin McManus | November 18, 2019

What is it like to work as in-house counsel? In this interview, Steve McManus—Senior Vice President and General Counsel at State Farm—shares insights on his career path, details on his responsibilities, advice for those hoping to go in-house, and more.

7 Side Hustles That Pay Well

by Jane Hurst | November 18, 2019

If you’re working full time and still having trouble making ends meet, it might be time to get a side hustle. Here are seven side hustles that bring in a lot of extra income.

5 Interview Wardrobe Must-Haves

by Kaitlin McManus | November 18, 2019

Making a good impression at an interview is important—and the outfit you wear can be a big part of that. Check out these five basics to keep on hand when you're shopping around for a new position.

How to Thrive While Taking a Career Break [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Bestow | November 15, 2019

84% of millennials plan to take a career break. Are you one of them? Explore your options for a career break and how to plan for one with this cool infographic.

4 Writing Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

by Derek Loosvelt | November 13, 2019

Most jobs require strong writing skills. Here are four common writing mistakes preventing you from getting the job you want, along with the one book guaranteed to improve your writing.

The 6 "P"s of Law School Exam Prep

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 12, 2019

Law school final exams are just weeks away. Follow these six study tips so that you're ready to beat the curve—and handle unexpected stress—on test day.

Are You Career Ready?

by Kaitlin McManus | November 12, 2019

"Career readiness" is a buzzword around college campuses, but what does it actually mean? Here, we break down the eight core competencies that make up one's readiness to join the workforce.

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