Exciting News | A #CareerNow Sweepstakes Opportunity
Before we jump into the exciting world of networking, we wanted to announce an AWESOME opportunity for all of our readers! We've been working hard with our partners at Why Millennials Matter to put together our first ever #CareerNow Contest. Five lucky winners will each get a 1x1 career boot camp session on their college campus, plus $150 t [...]
The latest installment to the Career Now series explores the topic of finding a major that matches your passion. Our partners at Why Millennials Matter were able to chat with Amy Gilmore, a sophomore at Walsh University and Hesselbein Global Academy Scholar. Find out what Amy had to say!
WMM: Tell us about yourself, Amy.
AG: I am one of 5 children. I am a triplet. Both of my triplets [...]
For your birthday, a co-worker gives you a gift card to a steak house. The problem? You're a vegetarian.
For graduation, your great-uncle sends you a gift card to a sporting goods store - but you have little interest in shopping there.
For Christmas, a friend gives you a gift card to a fast food chain - despite your attempts at a post-holiday diet.
Notice a pattern?
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As college students, there tends to be a lot going on. There are classes to attend, exams to study for, organizations to join....and (hopefully, at some point) friends to see! With so much happening, it can be hard to stay energized and focused. But, what's a student to do?
Grab a third cup of coffee? No thanks.
Crack open an enormous, sugar-filled energy drink [...]
“Tell me about yourself.”
It's the famous question. We've all been there... and if you haven't yet, then you will be. It is the standard interview question for any job. The problem is that - because the question is so broad - it can be difficult to figure out where to start.
We all know the idea behind the "Elevator Pitch" - the idea that you only have the fleeting moments from th [...]
Congratulations - you’ve made it to the holiday season! It’s time to relax, be merry, and enjoy some quality time off. But be careful…. sometimes the holiday laziness can consume your time. You don’t want to start the new year already behind and stressed out, right?
We have 5 ways to stay on your game over holiday break...between Netflix binges, of course!
Tidy Up Your Workspace.
Whether you're nestled at home for winter break or looking for a brief reprieve from the chaos that is #finalsweek, there is nothing better than diving into a new book. We asked some of the experts here at Barnes & Noble College for their winter reading recommendations and they sent through some fantastic suggestions. Read one or read them all!
Sweet Caress - William Boyd
William Boyd [...]
In this world, it’s all about who you know. Who you know can give you can edge, but how well they know you can really open doors. For this reason, mentors and sponsors are powerful influencers that can guide you to career success.
Let’s start begin with mentors. A mentor is someone that can teach you, coach you, answer any career questions, and shed light [...]
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As a college student, the holiday season can be a stressful time. You’re at that transitional age where an ideal christmas gift is a good night’s sleep and your family no longer considers your macaroni artwork as suitable gifts. So what do you do? Your minimum wage work study hasn’t particularly put you in a place to purchase anything outside of ram [...]
At Barnes & Noble College, we're so fortunate to work with so many different brands that are doing great things for the world and for their communities. One of these companies is Denik.
At Denik, they don't just make regular notebooks and journals, they work with independent artists from all over the world to ensure that their products have a unique, authentic spin.
The reason? They [...]