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Why Sleep Is Important To Your Career

Monday, June 11, 2018
Sleep is Important

Have you ever pulled an all-night in order to meet a deadline? Have you ever said you’ll catch up on the weekend and then binge-sleep Saturday and Sunday, only to feel off when you have to jump back into the work week? Most adults need about 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night to function at our peak, but many of us skimp, justifying that sacrificing shut-eye is helping us get ahead in our career.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Your Summer Reading List From Bill Gates

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Summer Reading

The term “summer reading” might stir up memories of slogging through required reading in preparation for the school year ahead. For many, the fact that it was assigned and knowing that there would be a quiz took away from the enjoyment. However, reading can be a great way to further your knowledge in ways that you can apply to everyday life.

Even if you hated reading as a kid, you might find the experience as an adult out in the working world is very different.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Design Your Resume For The Job You Want

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Résumé

Not all jobs are the same, so why should your resume format be the same for every one? Should you use a chronological format? Functional? Combination? No idea what those are? Don’t panic!

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Got A Flexible Schedule? Here’s How To Stay Focused

Friday, May 11, 2018
Flexible Schedule

More and more jobs now include flexible schedules or options to work remotely at least part of the time. For some people, this can be freeing and lead to increased productivity, but for many of us, it requires some forethought and coming up with a structure to keep us organized in order to avoid falling prey to mindless TV watching or laundry as procrastination.

POSTED BY: The College of Westchester

Work Tips For College Grads

Thursday, May 3, 2018
College Graduates

With graduation coming up, there’s a lot to think about as you wrap up the semester and plan for the weeks, months, and years ahead.  Whether you’re new to the job hunt or have been in the workforce for a long time, your next moves are going to matter. Especially if you’re just getting started in your career, it can be very intimidating to think about.

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