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Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]
Feb23

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

…your CV, as the case may be. (And if you’re wondering whether to send a resume or a CV, take a cue from the job posting. Rule of thumb is that in the US, a CV is generally appropriate for the applicant with a PhD or Masters degree, who is seeking a teaching or research position. While universities, colleges and research institutions usually require a CV, public and private schools will generally request a resume. Pay attention to the job posting…

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Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn
Apr20

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn

LinkedIn unites over 175 million professionals from a myriad of different industries. This provides a lucrative platform through which you can market yourself to these potential employers. Here are five ways in which you can cultivate a professional LinkedIn profile which will attract and engage prospective employers and business partners. 1-Create a professional profile Assign yourself a specific professional title which details your specific…

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Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search
Mar12

Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search

Guest Post by Alexis Bonari of www.collegescholarships.org The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search Technology is a great ally in your search for the perfect college and the scholarships to help fund it. Of course, the Internet is a great way to research opportunities and to find the information you need, and there are many sites that offer you great databases and other tools. However, there are  many apps that can help you to man…

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Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA
Feb03

Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA

Guest Post from Susan McCrackin Senior Director of Financial Aid Methodology at the College Board FAFSA. Five letters that change lives for millions of students across the country. This year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is here. Because government grants compose 74 percent of the $185 billion financial aid pool, it’s no surprise that FAFSA is a source of stressfor students and their families. It doesn’t&nbsp…

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Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest
Mar18

Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest

Today’s post is thanks to Amalia Bush from The Best Choice Reviews who has passed along a very cool and informative infographic (a visual representation of data) comparing the ever popular iPad to other tablets on the market. Take a look!   The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Connect with Jeff via email, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook….

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Time to pack up and move your school counseling blog In the last post, The First Steps in the Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series, we looked at some of the needed foundations for moving your free school counseling blog to one that allows you more freedom. In this post – we will look at what it looks like to actually pack up and move your old school counseling blog (whether on Blogger or WordPress.com). We will take a general o…

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Don’t suffer from Post-ASCA Depression – there is a cure!
Jul11

Don’t suffer from Post-ASCA Depression – there is a cure!

…Orlando? Find yourself looking forward to July 2015? If so – you are not alone. This phenomenon is called Post-ASCA Depression Syndrome (or PADS) and there is a cure. This cure is available in the form of #SCCHAT on Twitter. To get involved or get more info on this counselor saving tool – please contact your nearest Geek and visit http://scope4scs.org/scchat/ Suffer from Post-ASCA Depression? There is a cure! from TheCounselingGeek…

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Who Do You Connect With – LinkedIn & School Counselors
Sep11

Who Do You Connect With – LinkedIn & School Counselors

…ents asking to connect with me via LinkedIn. For those thinking “…LinkedWHAT?” – I had a guest post a while back that covers a little you can read here and I have some plans to do a series of posts regarding LinkedIn and it’s benefits to School Counselors. But what I really want out of this post is for those school counselors and employees that do use LinkedIn to connect with other professionals – do you or wou…

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