Skip college

#College is an idiotic waste of time and resources. Take from someone who has two degrees. I am more unemployable now then I was before college. Its not worth it. Skip college and do something else. Only go if its required by low that you have to have a college degree to do the job you want. Start a business, get an apprenticeship, a high school internship. So many other options out their that won't put you into massive debt and waste many years…

Not in demand? What about the gaming industry? :)

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Lois Martin Most of that work has moved over seas. What is here requires a lot of industry experience. Something I don't have…

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How character references can help you land a job

If you have a poor work history, gaps in employment, a criminal record or other problems that are hindering your landing a new job, character references can go a long way in bolstering a prospective employer's confidence in bringing you on board.

Who makes the best character reference? Now don't pad the list with your BFFs and running buddies -- Ha! Take time and give this serious consideration. Business owners and managers whom you know well…

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Waiting on that opportunity

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Urg, recruiters....

When people for some reason think I have a Graphic Design background because I have an animation degree. They sure don't know a lot about animation and out training. Most of us with animation training would not do well as graphic. designers. #graphicdesign #animation #degrees #animationtraining #recruiters #rant #annoyed #art #training

I think everyone gets that to a certain degree in their own fields especially when you get more specialized. Just ignore the…

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Is "dumbing" yourself down ever a good idea?

I'm pretty sure this question has already been asked, but is it acceptable, or even a good idea, to dumb yourself down on an application? I have a PhD in Emergency Management and cannot get a job in the field because I do not have any experience, so in the meantime, I am volunteering with the Red Cross to get said experience. The only thing that I have ever done is administrative work; mostly in the healthcare field, but I also have degrees in…

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This is a perplexing issue. My significant other has two BAs and a Masters degree. She finally was resigned to taking off one BA…

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We missed you, Jim! Thanks so much for bringing your awesome advice back!

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