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iGRAD – Finding a career

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    Key Online Strategies for Getting That
    Internship or Job

    Ready to find that perfect job or internship? Here are some key online tactics that will make you a sought-after expert in your field and the most…more
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    8 Common Mistakes People Make When Writing Cover Letters
    It’s time to go out and start your career, but you’re not getting replies to your applications. If you’re looking to get your foot in the door of that dream…more
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    Ace Your Phone Interview with These 8
    Expert Tips

    Excited for your first phone interview? Nervous that you’ll flub it? Never fear – we’ve got eight tips that will ensure you shine…more
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    6 Deadly Internship Mistakes You Must Avoid
    It’s important for the students to get the most out of this learning experience, so if you are an enthusiastic student who wants to leave a mark as an…more
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    Give Your LinkedIn Profile Some Swag
    Here are 10 tips that will help you create a solid profile before you start connecting with people and/or using LinkedIn as a job search tool…more
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    Why Nine-to-Five May Be a Thing of the Past
    Just a decade ago, most people pursued one common career path: they graduated, learned a particular skill set, and found a full-time job. This was…more
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    The Beginner’s Guide to Writing a Business Plan
    If you’re an entrepreneur you likely have several questions: Will my business succeed? How much money do I need to get started? How can it beat the…more
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    Soup Up Your Summer! Here’s How to Get the Most Traction Out of Your Time Off
    I know what you’re thinking. Summer break should be fun. Road trips. Concerts. Catching up with friends. Taking a well-earned break from…more