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How Your Social Media Presence Affects the Hiring Process

Today, you can access nearly anyone’s personal information online, from likes and dislikes to political beliefs. But job hunters beware—as social media increases in popularity, employers have found it a useful tool for screening clients. If your social media presence portrays an unprofessional image, potential employers may throw out your application. Here are five mistakes…
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Washington, D.C.: A Mélange of Educational Opportunities

Washington, D.C. is an exceptional city for education, from elementary school students to undergraduates looking for internships for the fall. Being surrounded by local prestigious colleges like American University and Howard University, plus the fact that D.C. “boasts one of the most educated populations in the country with nearly 50 percent of its residents obtaining…
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Keep Your Mental Health in Check- From a Senior in College

I thought I had to have my entire life figured out by 17. Before starting college, it seemed like everyone knew who they were and where they were going in life. I thought I did but had a quick reality check not even a full semester into my freshman year of college.  I always thought…
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How to Write a Killer Cover Letter

According to CareerBuilder, nearly half (49%) of hiring managers say attaching cover letters to applications increases candidates’ chances of getting jobs. You may have the perfect resume and great experience, but do you have a killer cover letter to boot? If not, you need one. Here are six tips for crafting your job-winning cover letter: Customize…
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How to Craft a Killer Resume

A resume is your ticket into your desired job. With so much relying on this essential document, you can’t waste time crafting ineffective work. Instead, try our top six resume tips and churn out a job-winning creation. Six Tips for Resume Creation 1. Avoid Fancy Fonts, Colors, and Templates Using fancy fonts and colors distracts…
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Advice from a “BE Alum”

By: Leah Howard If there has been anything I’ve learned during my time at Braathe Enterprises, it can be boiled down into five words: take initiative and work independently.  If you do not take charge of your precious time and just wait for something to come your way, you’ll be waiting a long while. Connect…
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4 Simple Practices to Have a Productive Day Working From Home

Since the pandemic began, we conduct everything from school to work online, which causes demotivation for most of us. Some may have found staying at home and working online ideal at first, as it removed worries like preparing for and commuting to a job. But after a period of time, those initial excitements gradually faded.…
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The Power of an Effective Routine

Many great men and women—successful people like Steve Jobs and Amanda Steinberg (the founder of DailyWorth)—have one trait in common. They all harness the power of routine. Routines increase productivity and help us achieve the greatness within us—greatness often lost in the clutter of a disorganized lifestyle. Today, let’s talk about the power of an…
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How to Maintain Good Mental Health at Work

Work can cause high stress levels, and the recent pandemic only exacerbated this problem. The American Psychological Association found 67% of surveyed Americans faced heightened stress in 2020. As life shifts and Americans begin a new normal, chronic stress still lingers. Today, I’ll share eleven tips for maintaining your mental health at work—and in general.…
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Mental Health In/Out of the Workplace

The Significance As a society, we’ve made great progress when it comes to talking about and understanding mental health. However, there is always something more that we can do. Although mental health problems have always been present, they’ve become a lot more prevalent and obvious in today’s day in age. Covid-19, social media, television, and…
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