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How Universities Are Failing Their Graduates

Universities are failing their graduates in many ways. My purpose in addressing such topics is not to chastise higher education, which I don’t believe can be reformed, but rather to warn future educational consumers and help more recent graduates improve their odds of career success.

Last week I attended a panel discussion on the impact …

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Increasing Your Concentration to Improve Interviewing Performance

The ability to focus at will allows an individual to sell themselves more effectively during interviews, to set aside destructive thoughts when engaging with hiring managers and ultimately to pursue career goals with more vigor and accuracy.

Attention allows us to retrieve pertinent information from our memory, evaluate an event or hiring manager’s mood, then …