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Sexual Harassment and Emerging Professionals

Sexual harassment in the workplace is real and emerging professionals and new graduates are sometimes the target.  Workplace predators are counting on the naive responses, fearful attempts to push back and lack of knowledge about sexual harassment policies. Often, these emerging professionals, who … Read More…

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Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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70% of Employers Looking at Job Applicant Social Media Accounts

Recent Career Builder survey confirms what you already know – Employers are looking at applicant social media accounts.  The number is up from 60% in 2016 to 70% in 2017.  We can only assume it will keep growing.   What’s good about employers … Read More…

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Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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Class of 2016 Average Starting Salary

Don’t panic if your starting salary is less than the average.  By the time you graduate you should know that the average starting salary will vary depending on several factors.  Some of the factors impacting starting salary include: Career path. College major. Industry … Read More…

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Avoid Dead End College Majors

Lists of hot careers are often a favorite of college students as they make decisions about choosing a college major. Since some dead end college majors can lead to dead end careers, it’s a good idea to use these lists to explore potential … Read More…

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