All posts tagged: college

Quick tips to land the job

Looking for a job can be tedious and uninspiring. Especially after you’ve been on multiple interviews and have no job offers. Hiring processes have changed. Finding a job is more competitive than it’s ever been. Employers are looking to hire the highest quality of candidates that have the most experience. How do you stay on top of your game? How do you stay positive during this time?  Here’s 3 ways to keep your enthusiasm and the land the job: #1 Stay positive no matter what.  If you are denied a position don’t be too hard on yourself. There are many factors why you could be denied for a position. The most important thing is that you do your best each time. Give it your all and accept that you did all that you could. The right job will come along in due time. #2 Keep the faith. God will put you in the right position at the right time. Believe in yourself as well. Have faith that you have the strength to make it through …

4 Habits of success we’ve learned from Beyonce and Jay Z 

  Beyonce and Jay Z have become an undeniable force in business. They are thriving. From Beyonces high grossing tours to the launching of the new music app Tidal by Jay Z: these two quickly became moguls and leaders in the music industry. They have accomplished so much more. They clearly have the key to success on lock. The power duo’s, On the Run Tour, was one of the highest grossing tours of all time. However they both have faced the odds to get to the massive success they have achieved. A lot of people sit and wonder how they did it. I went and find out. The Carters aren’t the only successes that deserve recognition, howwver their work ethic is what makes them the focus of my article today. If you want your dreams you will have to fight. Here are 4 things that I’ve learned from the Carters if you want to reach the highest level of self and career status: 1. Stay true to yourself.  Above anything they have stayed true to who …

Top things you should do before graduating college

There are many things I wish I would have known before college graduation but I share my top choices below.  Graduating college is a difficult feat. and that is why you should congratulate yourself first.  You should be extremely proud. It is natural to want to wait until you had your degree in your hand to want to think about post-college career plans. However, I encourage to get started now as companies are looking for prospective  graduates. Many companies offer post college internship opportunities that lead to full time job offers.  Start to think about what’s next at least a year prior to your intended gradation date.  According to the Economic Policy Unit, 16.8 percent of college graduates between the ages of 21-24 are “underemployed,*” or unemployed. Why you should start early? You’re not the only one graduating college from your particular program that is going to be looking for a job at the same time.  There is serious competition in the job market for college graduates and by starting early you can have a better chance at …