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5 Tips for a Smooth College-to-Career Transition

On the road to life after college, you’re bound to encounter a few bumps. But as you merge onto your career path, you can make a smoother transition with these five strategies: Visit your College Career Center Make this your first stop. Take advantage of the many free services a Career Center offers: everything from help with writing a resume and cover letter to internship opportunities and job interviews. Many colleges offer informational interviewing programs. Don’t miss out on these ready-made opportunities to learn about available jobs. Play the skill-match…

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Meet Sadie Lebo

Ball State University Senior, Telecommunications Major, Pro Photographer Hometown: Union Mills, IN   College/career path: “I started taking photos at a very young age for fun, and then I started to do it competitively in 4-H. I chose Ball State because they have an excellent telecommunications program. I also fell in love with the campus and the genuine interest the professors take in their students’ success. I was offered a job at Ball State University as an event photographer for the College of Communication, Information, and Media. I had never planned to…

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Repaying student loans

Tips from a pro Is repaying student loans on your horizon? You’re not alone.  According to ticas.org, a graduate of an Indiana four-year college faces repaying an average student loan debt of more than $29,000. It’s important not to get misled in your quest to become debt-free. Indiana attorney Michael Lux, founder of The Student Loan Sherpa, a website dedicated to student loan education, strategy and borrower advocacy, says one question he gets “far too often” is about purported student loan services “that are nothing more than a scam. Programs like…

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Online graduate programs gain popularity

Many people are interested in graduate study, but don’t have the time or budget to support an on-campus experience. Online graduate study is becoming increasingly popular, says Chris Foley, assistant vice president and director of online education at Indiana University. He says online study can be an attractive choice for those who want to “gain skills that would help them move up in their current career,” shift to a new career field, or just increase their knowledge about a certain subject. Blended programs, in which part of your study is…

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Job Outlook for 2018 Grads

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has good news for members of the Class of 2018. It reports in its “Job Outlook 2017 Spring Update” that more than 75 percent of employers surveyed “plan to be on campus recruiting for both full-time and intern/co-op positions,” and that only fewer than two percent are not hiring in the 2017-18 recruiting year. More than 25 percent say they plan to hire graduates with doctoral degrees, an increase of nearly ten percent over the previous survey.   Ask an Expert: What Will…

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Sink or swim with social media

Did you know that 57 percent of employers are less likely to call a candidate for an interview if they can’t find information about them online? That’s what a 2017 Harris Poll survey of employers found. The poll, conducted for CareerBuilder, also reported that 70 percent of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring, and that 30 percent of employers have an employee dedicated to screening candidates on social media. Gary Beaulieu, Butler University’s director of Internship and Career Services, recommends LinkedIn as the No. 1 social media…

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Meet Sara McInerney

Ball State alum, community engagement specialist at the Finish Line Youth Foundation, Ball State Graduate of the Last Decade Award, 2016 Serve Indiana Award for Excellence, two-time TedX speaker Hometown: Griffith, IN Financing dreams: “I was a 21st Century Scholar. I come from a super small town, and [the scholarship] gave me the freedom to go to an in-state college and move away from home. I would have a much different life without this scholarship. I studied in Ireland for seven weeks between my junior and senior year as part…

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Roadtrip Indiana

Three talented Indiana college students will be featured on the PBS series Roadtrip Nation as part of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s “Career Ready” campaign. Shannon Newerth, Dengke Wang and Jaedyn Zavala were selected through an online application and interview process to travel across Indiana for two weeks in Aug. 2017 on Roadtrip Indiana. The documentary, which will air in 2018, will follow their journey across Indiana as they explore their career interests, interviewing employers throughout the state. Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers announced the Roadtrip Indiana initiative in…

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Think Before You Tweet or Post. Or Share

A 2017 Harris Poll survey for CareerBuilder found employers didn’t hire a candidate because they discovered the following on social media:   Posted provocative or inappropriate photographs, videos or information: 39% Posted information about them drinking or using drugs: 38% Posted discriminatory comments related to race, gender, religion: 32% Bad-mouthed their previous company or fellow employee: 30% Lied about qualifications: 27% Had poor communication skills: 27% Was linked to criminal behavior: 26% Shared confidential information from previous employers: 23% Screen name was unprofessional: 22% Lied about an absence: 17% Posted…

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Why “Soft” is so Important

Today’s employers want to hire people with excellent “soft skills.” Joann Ingulli-Fattic, president of the human resources consulting firm Transcend3HR, defines soft skills as interpersonal relationship skills “that are used in every situation, school course or position in which you interact with people.” “Technical skills are baseline requirements for a position; what distinguishes a person is their ability to use soft, or transferable, skills in a variety of situations,” she says. She believes these three are key: Communication skills Are you easily understood when sharing information, ideas or suggestions? Interpersonal…

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Resolve 0x8004010F : Outlook Data File Cannot Be Accessed in Outlook

Good Morning Friends! Today am going to share how to resolve Outlook data file cannot be accessed. Generally you may face this error when you try to send or receive e-mail in Outlook 2010, you may receive one of the accompanying error messages: 0x8004010F: You can not access the Outlook data file. 0x8004010F: Unsuccessful operation. Unable to discover an object. Reasons for the Outlook Data File Cannot Be Accessed The main reason or cause behind the 0x8004010F error may happen if the profile was not configured correctly. Fix Outlook Data File…

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Mobdro APK – Download Mobdro APK 2018 Latest Version Official

For the best gushing outcome, you may go to Mobdro Premium. Mobdro is accessible in the free form and premium adaptation. Indeed, even the free form offers great nature of gushing, still, when you need to get the best spilling, it is smarter to get Mobdro app for PC When you need to get the free-form, you can pick Mobdro Apk free download. You can appreciate the spilling for nothing with the free application too. The component from the free form will enable you to get the refreshed video from…

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AUDIOENGINE HD6 POWERED SPEAKERS

The plain first amplifier was acquainted with the world in the mid-twentieth century, and today, we approach a huge number of its relatives. There is a wide range of speakers on the planet to browse, yet all speakers basically work on the indistinguishable essential innovative guideline from the simple initial one: making an interpretation of an electrical flag into a discernable sound by utilizing inside metal curls. Despite the fact that diverse speakers work on the equivalent mechanical guideline, the sound quality that shows from them has a high level…

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Safari Browser for Android APK v5.3 Latest Free Download

Safari is the web browser which is developed by Apple. It is based on Webkit Engine. It is first released in 2003 with Mac OS X Panther. With the introduction of iPhone in 2007, it was included in the iOS device which is a mobile version. It is a default browser for Apple devices. A Safari for windows version of Safari browser has been discontinued which is available from 2007 to 2012. What is best in Safari browser? Web browsers in the starting were seen only as a tool which…

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The Best Motorcycle Helmets for Every Type of Rider

The best cruiser cap is the one that fits you legitimately. Literally nothing else matters to such an extent, including the cost of the head protector or the materials it is produced using. Also, when you think about what as a bike crash protective cap is intended to do, it bodes well. While on your head, your protective cap successfully goes about as a suspended pad, keeping your make a beeline for yet not specifically touching the external shell. Best Motorcycles helmet brands Presently envision what might happen if your…

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Indiana Pipeline 4/11/13

In a few short weeks, select teams from Indiana colleges will begin a competition to develop new web Apps. It’s called the SmartFile Bakeoff Competition, and on Aril 18, 50 teams will be selected. The ten best teams will move on for review with a panel of Indiana technology industry experts, and ultimately three finalists with the best App proposals will then compete for $17,000 in prize money. [Learn More] The competition’s sponsor is a relatively young Indiana tech company in its own right. Based in Indianapolis, Smartfile was founded…

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Indiana Pipeline 3/27/13

This issue we’re taking a look at second-stage companies and the massive impact they have on our economy. Too often second-stage companies are overlooked because they fit in between developmental benchmarks that attract our attention. We tend to notice the first sparks of breakout ideas, forget about them for a time, and then remember them again when they go supernova with global sales in the hundreds of billions. Second-stage companies have already survived the initial product conception and launch, so they aren’t as cutting edge or exciting to us as…

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MyKFCExperience Survey Coupon Code 2018

The KFC organization needs to urge KFC clients to take an interest in inside the MyKFCExperience survey. This is the reason they regularly give rewards in the event that you effectively total the survey. The prizes are generally KFC coupons or blessing authentications which you may spend in for all intents and purposes any KFC area the country over. When you or anybody inside your family works at my KFC encounter, you can even now get associated with the MyKFCExperience survey. In any case, you likely could be not ready…

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The best wireless chargers for iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Starting with the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple has at long last added wireless charging to the iPhone. That proceeds with the iPhone XS and iPhone XR. For a considerable length of time, numerous Android clients have could basically thud their telephone on a cushion to juice it up, yet to do that with an iPhone used to require an uncommon (and cumbersome) case. Wireless charging isn’t generally an incredible substitute for connecting, however, it’s an advantageous method to keep your telephone finished off through the majority of the…

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