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Getting Into The Swing Of Online Learning – How Do You Do It?

It’s the middle of the fourth week of class for many of us at Colorado State University. Now it’s time to buckle down and focus on the papers, projects, exams, and other larger assignments with fast-approaching deadlines. What’s the first thing you do when you know you have a project deadline drawing near? Is it that evil word that many of us have a troublesome relationship with, “Procrastination”?

The Informed Interviewee

We’ve spent a significant amount of time together discussing how best to decide what type of job you want, how to craft your resume and how to go about landing an interview. It’s only logical that our next topic is the interview itself, right? Well, almost. You wouldn’t walk into a final exam or a big board meeting unprepared, would you? An interview is a test, and one where there is no makeup or retakes. A botched interview could mean a lost opportunity and if there is one thing that I’ve learned over the few several years as well as the course of this blog, it is this: a good employee/student does their homework ahead of time!

Multiple generations in the workplace – the present and future workforce

In a world full of people with different experiences, attitudes and approaches, it’s only natural that you will occasionally run into someone whose personality does not quite mesh with yours. In general, this isn’t normally a big problem since you can choose to spend time with them or not. However, what happens when you are expected to not only interact with these people but also to be able to work with and alongside of them in a productive and efficient manner?

Networking – You are there, now what?

How you network is just as important as where and with whom you network. It’s good to have a networking method that you can rely on when you attend a new event. We have discussed the steps you should take in order to prepare for a networking event, now let’s discuss some tips on what to do during the event to ensure that you successfully attain your networking goal.

Networking Guide

The Job Search Cometh!!

I’ve always found February to be one of the busiest months of the year. Perhaps it’s because February is the first full month of school after the winter break, or maybe simply because it’s the shortest month of the whole year. Regardless of the reason, February is now upon us and there is a lot to think about.

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Take time to think and plan ahead!

Often, students who have studied for a while report that after they graduate they dream that they need to take a test at mid-term or turn in a final paper during finals week! I’ve had that happen and woken up dreading the fact that I slept through an imaginary final exam! Has something like that ever happened to you?

student procrastinating

Time, Talk, Technology: Being An Interactive Student

All in all, online education sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? Taking the steps to change my life situation while I’m still in my pajamas? Being able to work from anywhere? The ability to schedule classes and study sessions around my full time job? Sign me up! Yes, there are a lot of advantages to online education, but there are also some common difficulties people run into during the course of a class. What are these snags and how can you avoid them? I’m glad you asked!

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