Shark Tank in Philadelphia with Miller Lite Tap the Future

Ms. Career Girl

Five teams of entrepreneurs pitched their business to a panel of judges consisting of Philadelphia based entrepreneurs along with Daymond John, FUBU founder and judge on the ABC show Shark Tank on June 12th in front of a live audience at the Dave & Buster’s showroom. Udeh, PhD – Professor of Business and Dean of the College of Business & Public Administration at Southern University at New Orleans. Additional photos from the Philadelphia event appear below.

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Parents, college professors and the media have told them that a college degree is the way to a job that will bring satisfaction, fulfillment and a fat paycheck. Let’s explore some of the challenges, and solutions, that new college grads will encounter making their first giant step into the world of work.


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Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

So we are not at all surprised to find out that colleges and college students are joining in on the fun, too. Many colleges and universities have jumped on Pinterest to create their own boards for prospective and current students, alumni, and other interested parties, and lots of them are doing a really great job. From game day fashion to alumni baby photos, college pinboards are full of some really fun and useful stuff. People of Elizabethtown College.

Art Education Investing Pays Dividends for Cities and CEOs

Ms. Career Girl

This past Thursday, I got the opportunity to sit down with Dick Blick CEO Robert Buchsbaum at Philadelphia City Hall for the A+ Art City Hall’s Annual Student Exhibit. On behalf of Dick Blick Mr. Buchsbaum, presented a check for $15K to be used for Philadelphia student art supplies, in the form of gift cards to be disbursed directly to art teachers. ” Philadelphia City Hall. Career Confessions Featured Life After College

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Though staying in your hometown or college town does have its benefits – relocating can open you up to much more career opportunities. Philadelphia, PA – Though closest to NYC, the cost of living is a little lower ($895 per month). However, Philadelphia is an active hub for jobs in healthcare, science, and tech. College Graduates College Students Hidden Job Market Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Re-entering the Workforce Uncategorized Why ResumeBear?

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How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

Cities like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are havens for grad students and people working with limited budgets. You can even attend online grad programs now, which means that you can take advantage of graduate programs in Philadelphia even if you still live in Austin—you can get your grad degree started while saving up to move to the city proper. Goals Job Search Life After College

2014 143

6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success

Career Realism

RELATED : What’s Up With College Career Centers? The not-so-secret weapon for college students to launch a career is a no-cost resource that is included with that tuition check your parents write every year – the Career Planning Center. That’s how I got an opportunity to intern with the Philadelphia Flyers – I was hired by a Villanova alumnus! It became a favorable point of conversation in interviews and a What’s Up With College Career Centers?

2016 87

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greater Philadelphia Area. Career Advice College Graduates For Recruiters Human Resource News Job Market Social Media Success Stories linkedin resumebearIn honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc.

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11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

will be less about finding talent and finding jobs and more about applying skills to the problems existing in any marketplace,” says Joel Capperella, vice president for Yoh , a Philadelphia-based technology staffing firm. JobSTART101: Smart Tips and Real-World Training is a free online course for college students and recent graduates—but it’s a great tool for all job seekers—that introduces the professional skills necessary to succeed in the workplace.

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6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success

Career Realism

The not-so-secret weapon for college students to launch a career is a no-cost resource that is included with that tuition check your parents write every year – the Career Planning Center. That’s how I got an opportunity to intern with the Philadelphia Flyers – I was hired by a Villanova alumnus! I’m grateful for all the time and attention you gave me throughout my college career.

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ResumeBear Teams With The Chelsea Krost Show to Provide Job Tips for Millennials

Resume Bear

An Economic Policy Institute Report states that wages of college graduates decreased 8.5% WMCN Philadelphia has teamed up with nationally-renowned production company Studio City, in the production and marketing of the show. College Graduates Hot Topics Internships Job Market Job Trends Students Why ResumeBear? Weekly Video with ResumeBear tip helps millennials successfully prepare for interviews.

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Social media transforms the job search, recruitment landscape

Resume Bear

The article noted how nowadays, a college degree and even years of experience do not necessarily translate into a good job. which recruits for major cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, Atlanta and more, is at the forefront of the current social media job search transformation and has shown others how to successfully recruit top-level talent through social media. By Pedram Tabibi.

4 Underutilized IT Staffing Tips

Career Alley

Byline: Kane Partners is a Philadelphia based staffing firm concentrating on technology clients, especially in IT, engineering and manufacturing. Related posts: Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad. Sometimes when looking to fill a position, IT companies need a fresh perspective on their recruiting process. Below are four tips that will help to assist companies with figuring out which candidates fit their IT staffing needs. Anticipate for the Future.

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Career Advice From the Class of 2015

Career Solvers

This week my first child began her college career. I’ve told her dozens of stories about my college experience but on this day I was thinking more about the college experience from the parent’s perspective. The day brought back a memory of my father and bringing my older brother to college over 35 years ago. But now I think the limo ride was more about celebrating the journey and all the steps it took to get this first son into college.

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What Makes Works Great?

Career Makeover Coach

One of my all time favorite jobs was as an Americorps member with the National School and Community Corps (now EducationWorks) in Philadelphia. It was my first job out of college and I worked as a site manager, running community based programs in a local school. I led a team of 8 corpsmembers, some of them had never worked before while others were recent college grads just like me.

2010 154

How Career Girls Save Their Money

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever done a spazzy fist-pump dance in front of a sidewalk ATM in downtown Philadelphia? Sometimes I wish I had a loan calculator back when I had just graduated from The College of New Jersey with a head full of English literature and devoid of the first clue on personal finance. I remember how it felt to deposit my first paycheck from my first full-time, salaried job. I have. Cool, I thought.

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2013 HR and Recruiting Conference Preview


National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). January 31 – February 1, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA. >> >> Great for college recruiting professionals and university career center staff. >> Blogging4Jobs has a discount for the attendees of the upcoming SourceCon Feb. Use code SC13B4J to get 10% off your ticket price. Click here. HR and Recruiting Conferences in 2013.

2013 109

How to Lift Office Morale After the Holidays

Resume Bear

Employees can also continue the giving spirit after the holidays, said Kristin Irey, PHR, manager of the human resource program at Peirce College in Philadelphia. “In Whether workers miss their relaxing days off or feel deprived because their holidays didn’t live up to expectations, they may not be in the best frame of mind to hit the ground running on Jan. They walk into work, it’s like walking in after a party,” Rubin said. The decorations are still up; their e-mail box is full.

2014 134

READER MAIL: "Humble" Jocks Are Always Better Hires Than "Star" Jocks.

The HR Capitalist

I worked for a VPHR who played college ball in the early 60’s for a Division II school. You’ll love him; he’s a former Philadelphia Eagle” (True Confession- football is my sport, not hoops – sorry, Buddy!). He only had a cup of coffee for three years in the NFL as a Defensive lineman, but was a Division I college star as you describe below. A longtime reader reacts to my post on hiring D2 and D3 jocks : Well thought out Kris – I agree with you.

2016 68

Marriage Or Career? Don’t Ask Me.

Ms. Career Girl

In the past year, I have: Moved from my hometown of 6K inhabitants to the city of Philadelphia. I got engaged in my junior year of college, and when that relationship ended, few people felt shy about telling me what a sterling idea that had been. Fair warning: If we haven’t seen each other in a while and you can’t think of a single thing to talk to me about that isn’t “when are you gonna get married?”,

2014 172

Tips for Young Women in the Workforce

Resume Bear

An unmarried college student who decided not to become a physician (her career choice for many years) because she wanted to “have a life.” I believe that I wouldn’t have been hired by the Philadelphia Bulletin in the late 1970s as that newspaper’s first female photojournalist (my first profession) had it not been for the women of the New York Times who fought for parity in the newsroom.

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Why You Should Become A Tradesperson

Corn on the Job

This is one of the first major bonuses of a skilled trade – college is often optional, according to an NPR report. Then, despite the lack of a need for a bachelor’s degree, salaries are typically very good, paying anywhere from $42,000 for builders providing building services in Philadelphia to $50,000 for ironworkers in Seattle. You may be aware of the skilled tradesperson shortage in the USA.

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No Job Immediately After Graduation? Don’t Sweat It

Career Realism

Then, time started to fly and before I knew it, I was in college. Maybe if I started earlier I would have landed a big time job, and maybe I would have stayed in the Philadelphia (where I went to college). I realized that working for a big company wasn’t the best decision for me, at least not right after college. “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

2015 87

Thank You to My Mom (and Moms everywhere) for Their Career Choices

Career Key

skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. During teachers’ orientation, she met a fellow new college grad and my father, Dr. Lawrence K. Which Engineering Career or College Major Matches.

2010 113

Job Seeker Uses “Hire Me” Campaign to Land Dream Job at Krispy Kreme Donuts

Corn on the Job

Back before the tasty donut company opened up shops in Philadelphia, Braden would occasionally stop by the local Acme grocery store and pick up a dozen just for himself. I must admit, it wouldn’t have been rare to see me doing the same thing often during my college career. Braden Young is a super fan of Krispy Kreme donuts. Want to know how deep this passion runs?

2011 87

The Secret to Networking? It May Surprise You. | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

in Business Management from Ithaca College. He is an actively engaged member of several professional organizations including the Philadelphia HR Planning Society where he is on the Board of Directors and the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group.

2011 83

The 5 Professional Development Pillars of Real-Life Career Girls

Ms. Career Girl

Ann is currently serving on deployment as the Dean of Students for the International College of Security Affairs at the National Defense University in Washington D.C. To accomplish this, Alyssa has joined the board of the Spark Program, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mentorship to middle schoolers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia. The post The 5 Professional Development Pillars of Real-Life Career Girls appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 159

NJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Laurel, Princeton, or Philadelphia sales teams. 4 years college degree in a business-related field. NJ, DE & PA Tech Sales | Stewart (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily. Stewart is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company. At Stewart, we do not fill empty seats… We hire and develop future leaders! Looking for a professional job in tech sales? The Managed Print Services (MPS) field will have you working with businesses on the tech they use most.

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How to Set a Dress Code

Evil HR Lady

I called it her Philadelphia Pimp outfit. I'm amused picturing the Philadelphia Pimp outfit. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Come to HR. Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? Come to HR. So, come join me on the Evil Side. Oh, and send me your HR questions.

2010 106

PE London Meet-Up #2 (Oct 29, 2011) – Pictures and Afterthought!

Personal Excellence Blog

Beheshteh is currently studying in King’s College and is graduating very soon; Sulthana is very passionate about charity work and leads quite a number of projects, both within and outside her work. I’ll be flying to US next Monday, Nov 7 (early morning flight), and will be visiting Philadelphia first for my engagement in Wharton on Nov 11. For those in Philadelphia, let me know if you’ll be keen on a Philly meet-up!

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my employee gives me too many status updates, staff asked me to fudge their sick leave, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m a senior in college who will be graduating in about five weeks. and I’m worried that it will be exponentially harder to get an entry-level job if I’m applying from Alaska rather than from Philadelphia because Alaska and D.C. Should I shell out money for a one- or two-month sublet to stay in Philadelphia so I can keep hunting for jobs? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee gives me constant unnecessary status updates.

When Life Throws You Curve Balls: How To Manage Uncertainty

Personal Excellence Blog

For example: After I graduated from junior college, I had to select my university course, and I only had a short period to make the decision. I could be in London, with the intention to stay there for six months, and suddenly book a flight to Philadelphia the next week because I was invited to speak at a conference there. Do you face uncertainty in your life? How do you manage them? Uncertainty in Life. Last Friday, I was out having high tea with a friend.

2012 79

Define Exactly What Life and Career Success Means to You

Career Realism

I worked for a grass roots community group in North Philadelphia. She told me that when she was in college, she decided that she was going to join a good company and work her way up the ladder.

2010 69

Passion, Money, and Ben & Jerry's

Corn on the Job

We then looked up body building supplement companies in the Philadelphia area that would support my love for that industry as well. You were your college’s best frisbee player. Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Passion, Money, and Ben & Jerry’s by Rich DeMatteo on April 28, 2010 Phone calls with my boomer bud, Steve Levy , are becoming quite frequent.

2010 71

List of things I hate #3 | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Perhaps once I graduate college (in a week) and enter the cutthroat job world I'll find someone or something to hate. I know that unless my daughter can get into a (free) public charter school at some stage (here in Philadelphia), she won't have any siblings and neither of us would be able to cut back on working. Is this your first time here?

2010 75

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

For example, I've moved both to and away from family for a variety of reasons (from: I went away to college and grad school; to: I couldn't find a job and had to move home; from: the job I found was awful and there were few local opportunities; to: I got married). For example, who is to say a person who might be content with just a high school degree wouldn’t be happier if s/he went on to go to college? Is this your first time here?

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