‘Professional Development and Training’ Category

Salary Guide

If you are planning for a career in accounting or finance, and you have never heard of Robert Half, you might want to do a quick Google search. For decades, companies have been turning to Robert Half’s Salary Guide to make sure they are offering the most competitive salaries for the best talent. The Salary […]

Picking Between Two Offers

There are many difficult steps when looking for a job or internship: creating your résumé, reaching out to employers, making it through the interview process. But now that you’ve done all that work, there still might be one last obstacle to jump. If you are lucky enough to get more than one offer, you are […]

LinkedIn Hints

By E.W. LinkedIn has become the one of the hottest trends in the last few years when it comes to finding a job. However, while the concept and importance of LinkedIn are easy enough to understand, selling yourself on the website to potential employers is another matter entirely. LinkedIn has 10 tips for students who […]


By E.W. As the world continues to become more connected, the need for people and organizations to understand and benefit from the increased interconnectivity grows. Yet entering a system that is so large and complicated is daunting. Fortunately, St. Paul based Midwest Global Trade Association (MGTA) has spent the last 90 years helping their members […]


By E.W. For those majoring in math, you were never the student in high school algebra asking, “When will I ever use this?” You liked what you were doing and were maybe even thinking about how you might use your skills in math when you graduated from college. But while you know you like math, […]

Negotiating Salaries

Negotiating for a higher salary can be a stressful ordeal. You obviously want to be paid fairly for your work, but you do not want to risk upsetting your employer by throwing out numbers that might be too large. According to a study done by researchers at the Columbia Business School, giving precise numbers is […]

FaceWash App

2/18/13,  By E.W.             If you are getting ready for a move in your career, you probably have some sort of checklist to make sure everything is ready. Prepare a resume, write up a cover letter, practice interviewing, have the suit cleaned, etc. And while that list is a good start, […]

How to Face the Gender Pay Gap

By E. W.  1-22-13      While a lot can be said concerning the efforts to shrink the gender pay gap, it is still common knowledge that the most women will face this problem throughout their career. In fact, according to Jessica Bennett of the New York Times, for every dollar the average man earns, […]

Peer Career Advisors

By E. W., 10-2-12 To help kick-off the new school year, the Center for Servant Leadership unveiled a new program meant to help students as they prepare for a life after college. The Peer Career Advisors, a group of students trained to aid in career development, not only provide more convenient evening hours for Gusties, […]