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Financial frugality for the struggling student

Many of us struggle with money management, but not to our own fault. Unfortunately, more often than not people are not properly educated on the topic and don’t even know where to start. Here are a few basic pointers that can be helpful in starting to take control of...

Simple Ways to Impress Your New Boss

     So it’s your first week at your new job. You’ve figured out how everything works at your new place of employment but you decide it’s time to do more. Here are some  simple ways to impress your new boss and prove yourself as a valuable member of your new team from...

How to Avoid Being the Bad Roommate

When living in a dorm room you are sharing a small space, having two people living in a small room can add a lot of stress to your living environment. You can even send this article to your new roommate to let them know your expectations of your living experience.  ...

Crash Course on “Candidate Fit”

When conducting their job searches, employers are on the hunt to hire a person that they believe is not only a good fit for the job but for the company as a whole. Your resume being flagged as a good fit is what will land you an interview but actually participating in...

Secrets of Success: Clothing

The way that you dress can say a lot about you. Everyone has their own special style, and one of the easiest way to express yourself is through what you wear. It is the first thing people see, and often their first impression comes from what you have on....

So Why DO You Want This Job?

     “So why do you want this job?” The one question with the power to get the heart pounding and the palms sweaty every time it’s asked. Do you answer honestly with “I really just need money?” Or do you use this as an opportunity to butter up to your prospective...

Conquering Paper Cuts and Hangnails

“Ouch! … Oh not again.” With the amount of paper we handle every day, our fingers are the ones that suffer. Small cuts and little flaps of skin can quickly become one of the biggest small annoyances of your day. But there is hope! There are actions that...

Secrets of Success: A Smile

We all know that a smile can be one of the most important parts of creating a good first impression, however a grin can go a lot further than just appearances. Along with showing others that you are a friendly face, a smile can start paving your way to...

Tips for Incoming College Freshman

College is a start of a new experience, starting the best time of your life. It might be nerve-wracking to think about starting anew, but follow some of these tips from a seasoned college veteran and it will help start you on the right foot! Don’t Judge...

Lifelong Skills You Can Get Now

School has started...NOW WHAT? This is often one of the most exciting times for new and returning college students but also the most confusing! Where do I start and what do I want to do? Most students don’t have any experience in the field that they want...

How to Respectfully Resign

If you’re looking for a change of scenery in the workplace, it might be time to have that conversation involving two little words that no boss likes to hear: “I quit.” Quitting a job can be stressful but it can also be the best step for furthering your career goals....

Sleep: The Best Journey To Success

In today’s fast-paced world, it can feel like sleep just gets in the way. All those hours that could be spent studying or working on a project for work wasted on sleep when you always wake up tired anyway. However sleep is a powerful tool that can actually...

Dorm Room Packing List

Packing your whole life into a small dorm room can be confusing, dorm rooms aren’t the biggest so over packing is not something that you should do. Here are a couple reminders of things to bring with you. Mini Fridge. It is nice to have the option to have...

boj Spotlight: Jacqueline Paredes

Jacqueline Paredes’ favorite quote is the forever relevant, “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” It’s no surprise that she’s decided to pursue a career in human resources. Paredes currently serves as the recruiting team lead and human resources manager for...