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Benefits of a Mentorship

WRITTEN BY: CHELSEA PAYNE Throughout history, some of the greats were mentored by the greatest. Without their mentor, who knows where they or even the rest of us would be today. Would Oprah have been able to build her empire if she didn’t have the advice of Maya Angelou? Would Facebook even exist if Steve […]

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Google Your Business

WRITTEN BY: ISAAC SCHMIDT I often feel lucky that I can find an answer to any question that strikes my interest by simply asking my phone to search it or by typing it out. In this age of information, it seems that there is something to learn about everyone and everything. The search engine becomes […]

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Invest in the Community

WRITTEN BY: ISAAC SCHMIDT Is it your social responsibility as a business owner to contribute to your community? Community Investing (CI) allows you to put hard earned dollars to work in your area. There are many options available to local businesses when it comes to giving back. Recently, some of the most popular sectors to […]

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How To Prepare For Your First Career Fair

WRITTEN BY: JACOB ROSS I remember the first career fair I went to in college. My university was very small and didn’t really have a strong Career Services department, so the fair was flooded with police departments and school boards looking for teachers. Nothing else really for students in other fields. When I became a […]

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Networking: Following Up After an Event

WRITTEN BY: MADISSON DELISLE Each year, universities host more and more events that involve networking with people in the professional world. Following up with the people you connect well with will allow you to keep those connections strong and beneficial. As we’ve mentioned before, a thank-you note goes a long way. Thank-you notes are not […]

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Keeping Customers Engaged: Email Newsletters

WRITTEN BY: JACOB ROSS It’s undeniable that customers are the lifeblood of your business. Without them, you don’t exist. Similar to your personal and romantic relationships, communication is key. Two-way communication requires speaking AND listening in order to be effective. Often times, businesses only communicate to customers when they need something like a sale, payment, […]

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Google Yourself

WRITTEN BY: MELISSA KLEIN Don’t let younger, immature you stand in the way of older, career-oriented you. Okay, okay, I know you have heard your parents tell you this for years when it comes to social media. You are putting a lot of personal information out into the vast World Wide Web and you can […]

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Start Thinking Ahead: Summer Internships and Job Hunting

WRITTEN BY: JACQUELINE DUNN It’s January. Your mind is probably preoccupied with thoughts of the new semester, your broken New Years resolutions, and how cold it is outside (unless you’re one of our readers from the deep south…though 50 degrees might still feel frigid to you). Is now really the time to be stressing about […]

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Tips & Tools to Lighten the Load of Social Media

  WRITTEN BY: KATHRYN OLIVIERI Social media management for businesses can be a strain. Finding and creating enough content to post something daily on Facebook, tweet at a few followers on Twitter, take an interesting Instagram photo, pin something on Pinterest, and work on a weekly blog post is not easy. Some days coming up […]