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Beware! Social media can get you fired!

5 stories on how social media could ruin your life.

Social media is becoming our society’s favorite pastime. It lets us connect with family members and old high school friends. Plus, we can be the nosey society we are without feeling guilty or ashamed about it (as long as you don’t accidentally like your ex’s picture from 6 months ago).

It has plenty of positive qualities to offer. However, it can also be the reason you lose your job.

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Bad Career Advice College Grads Need to Ignore

Everyone has received bad advice from well-meaning adults and more experienced relatives in their life, especially on the eve of their graduation. Some of this advice is really good and can help you get started on your career plans, while some can be misplaced and will place you on the wrong track. Here are some examples of bad career advice given to young college graduates regularly:

College prepares you for everything

This isn’t remotely true. While college education does give you a ...

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How Crazy is it to Quit Without a Plan?

It’s smart to hold on to your current job until you find something better, but things don’t always go as planned and certain circumstances call for a spontaneous “I quit” one-liner.

I generally recommend people to stay with a job they hate until there’s a backup plan, but here are a few instances where it may be the best option. Are you totally crazy if you call it quits without a plan? Maybe not.

You’re Crazy if You Haven’t Figured Out Whether ...

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The Top 10 Online Classes to Quickly Figure Out Your Career Path

You may be in the workforce, or maybe you’re beginning your journey breaking into the perfect career. It’s difficult to determine the job you want when you don’t often know what each job entails.

Figuring out the career path you want to follow is daunting, but there are online tools that make this process easier than ever.

Here’s a list of 10 online courses to dip your toes into new fields.

1. Product Design

Product design course – Alison

Product designers ...

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Is Working Abroad Really Right for You? Read Our Guide and Find Out

There was a time when I wanted to move away from my quaint Texas home. In fact, I wanted to go to college in Alaska or Canada. I wasn’t trying to get away from my family- I just wanted to see something different. After all, living in the same state for most of your life can get dull.

The funny thing is, I never made that move and I attended a university in Texas. I filled out my out-of-state college applications ...

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3 Jobs for the Career-Changer (And You Can Keep Your Money)

The further you are down a career path, the harder it is to change. People rarely made career changes decades ago, but it’s become commonplace now. Most people nowadays change their career at least once somewhere down the line, and it’s often a necessity to keep up with market trends and staying relevant. If you’re looking for a new view but don’t want to sacrifice too much pay or spend the next decade in school, then check out these jobs.

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Find Out the Hidden Company Culture

People often underestimate the value of company culture and don’t consider it carefully enough before they accept the job offer. If you want to be satisfied with your job, you need to look beyond the salary offered and look at the workplace environment, employer nature and attitude, and the overall company culture. Make sure the company culture is the best fit for you before you sign on the dotted line of your employment contract. Here’s what you should consider:

What Matters ...

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How to Manage Your Crazy Life With Your Crazy Job

Work-life balance has always been a concern for job seekers, and it’s still a big concern today. Most professionals sacrifice their free time, weekends, and social life in order to get ahead in their career and survive in a highly competitive world. Surveys indicate that as much as 94% of the working professionals questioned, work for more than 50 hours a week. More than 50% said they worked more than 65 hours a week.

This can be harmful to a person’s ...

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Top Quizzes to Determine Your Dream Job

I think we’d all be lying if we said we’ve never had doubts about our career path or the company we work for; it’s human nature to be curious and venture into foreign areas. It doesn’t matter if you’re in high school and applying for college, a college student figuring out your major, or a veteran professional who’s been in the same industry for a decade, because we have the same questions: what do I want? Am I happy? This ...

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How VR Will Impact the Future of Tech Careers

Virtual reality has been a concept for a long time. Several tech companies have attempted to develop useable and worthwhile VR systems in the past with little to no success; that has changed in the recent years, and VR is now everywhere in the tech industry. Large corporations are investing in VR technology and most innovations in the VR field are focused on gaming, entertainment, and other leisurely things.

1. Conceptualization

VR technology can be very useful in a number of industries, ...

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