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5 Reasons Grads Are Failing in the Job Search

5 Reasons Grads Are Failing in the Job Search | career | Scoop.it
“I’ve been sending out my resume for months and not hearing anything back.”Do you hear your grad uttering that exact sentence? Or maybe you are a grad and you can relate. The challenges grads face in
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The Secret To Interviewing: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

The Secret To Interviewing: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It | career | Scoop.it
Only 7% of what we communicate is through words—so make sure you're taking advantage of that other 93%.
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Where The Green Jobs Will Be in 2014

Where The Green Jobs Will Be in 2014 | career | Scoop.it
In the movie, “The Graduate,” Dustin Hoffman returned home from college and got one word of career advice: “Plastics.”That was 1967 – and 35 years later, words are “solar, buildings, and heavy trucks
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National Career Development Association | Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources

National Career Development Association | Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources | career | Scoop.it
Students’ interest in green and sustainability career pathways has never been greater. Our urgent societal challenges ...
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Green & Sustainable career resources

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New AACN Data Confirm that Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses Are More Likely to Secure Jobs Soon after Graduation than Other Professionals

New AACN Data Confirm that Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses Are More Likely to Secure Jobs Soon after Graduation than Other Professionals | career | Scoop.it
More Nurse Employers Are Expressing a Preference for
Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses
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"At four to six months after graduation, the survey found that 89% of new BSN graduates had secured employment in nursing." That's great! All my nursing seniors, be proactive and prepared for this search now and you may even end up in the 59% employed at time of graduation group :)

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Women in CSR: Tamara "TJ" DiCaprio, Microsoft

Women in CSR: Tamara "TJ" DiCaprio, Microsoft | career | Scoop.it
TJ DiCaprio, Sr Director of Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
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Informational Interview with Tamara "TJ" DiCaprio on her role as senior director of environmental sustainability at Microsoft.

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10 Keynotes on Following Your Passions

10 Keynotes on Following Your Passions | career | Scoop.it
following your passions - These speeches encourage following one’s passions in terms of the business world. While most of these speeches stress the importance of lov...
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Useful to integrate into CPSY lectures

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If 3 Little Girls Did This To My House, I'd Do Everything I Could To Get Them Full Rides To Stanford

If 3 Little Girls Did This To My House, I'd Do Everything I Could To Get Them Full Rides To Stanford | career | Scoop.it
Tired of ads playing to the worst stereotypes of girls? Have I got the three little geniuses for you.
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Ladies, get at that STEM career! It's never too late to explore an interest like this and encourage others in their pursuits as well.

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What’s New, Hot and Hidden on LinkedIn | JobMob

What’s New, Hot and Hidden on LinkedIn | JobMob | career | Scoop.it
3 LinkedIn features that you aren't using enough of.
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Meet the Robots Reading Your Resume

Meet the Robots Reading Your Resume | career | Scoop.it
These days, the first set of eyes on your resume may not actually be eyes. Check out this infographic to see what applicant tracking systems are really looking for.
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Much of this is in line with what we advocate for at Loyola's Career Development Center. If you want assistance tailoring your resume, come make an appointment!

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Hydro: Where the real green jobs are

Hydro: Where the real green jobs are | career | Scoop.it
Hydro dams employ more Americans than the wind and solar industries combined -- more than even coal mining.
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Biology Outside the Box | Science Careers

Biology Outside the Box | Science Careers | career | Scoop.it
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Sound job search/interview advice, both for those going into applied sciences and all others!

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Green Collar Blog: Finding Green Jobs: A Three-Part Series

Green Jobs Network has published a three-part article series on Finding Green Jobs. The goal of this series is to provide basic information to help answer a fundamental question -- how can a job seeker locate green jobs?
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Green Collar Blog-a good resource for students looking to understand and navigate the green job field. 

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How To Wire Your Brain For Happiness

How To Wire Your Brain For Happiness | career | Scoop.it
The secret to lasting happiness might be neatly summed up in a cheesy neuroscience joke: "The neurons that fire together, wire together."
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Mindfulness!! On a Buddhist philosophy kick lately. Even if we cannot always focus on the positive, we can breathe in all the pain and negative encounters or people in our day in order to address those feelings and connect with them, then breathe out kindness and encouraging thoughts, both to ourselves and those who have upset us.

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The Art of Resilience

The Art of Resilience | career | Scoop.it
Research on resilience breaks down the myth that a troubled childhood
leaves us emotionally crippled as an adult.
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"Relationships foster resilience, Wolin contends. Resilient people do the active give-and-take work necessary to derive emotional gratification from others."

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Even in a world of high-tech communications, story-telling can be the best way to get a message across.

Even in a world of high-tech communications, story-telling can be the best way to get a message across. | career | Scoop.it
Even in a world of high-tech communications, narratives can be the best way to get a message across.
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Storytelling as a genuine and relateable networking and interviewing tool

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Nurses Learning to Embrace Their Role in Health Technology - NurseZone

Nurses Learning to Embrace Their Role in Health Technology - NurseZone | career | Scoop.it
As health IT and other technology advances, so does nursing care. Experts look at how nurses are becoming more engaged and engaging others in the process.
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Social Media and Find Healthcare Jobs

Social Media and Find Healthcare Jobs | career | Scoop.it
Share your knowledge, increase your visibility, grow your network, find healthcare jobs

When President Obam…
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True not only for healthcare professionals!

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