Study Smart and Get a Job

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Study Smart and Get a Job

  1. 1. How to Balance between School and Work ?  Working full time and attending school at the same time can be overwhelming.  We are a group of an MBA Student (with a 4.0 GPA) , a Master of Engineering Student (>3.8 GPA), and also a Computer Science student (>3.5 GPA). We work 40+ hours and attend school full time.  and We want to share some tips on how to best manage your time.
  2. 2. How to Manage Time 1. If your class requires some group projects, then try meeting with your team members remotely using ClickNSmart meeting remotely can saves time from getting stuck in a traffic jam and saves money from not having to pay for expensive fuel cost.
  3. 3. 2. Try to attend every class lectures when you attend lectures every class meeting, you have saved yourself from having to read hundreds of pages of textbook reading. 3. Give yourself a day weekend break, either Saturday/Sunday A day break can help refresh your mind and body and this in turns will boost your productivity during work and school the next day.
  4. 4. Recommendation  To all of you who work and attend school at the same time, We recommend you to join ClickNSmart, the first social web conferencing sites that provides interactive online meeting experience (FREE to join)  ClickNSmart (www.clicknsmart.com) lets you host :  Video Conference  Whiteboard  Document & picture share  Website share  Group chat
  5. 5. Secrets to Getting a Job  For some of you who will be graduating soon, getting a job is not easy especially in this tough economic time.  I want to share with you some secrets of getting a job drawing from my own experience.
  6. 6. Strategy to Get a Job  Prepare a killer resume (for tips on how to write a good resume, please see: (How to write a good resume) http://topuniversity.clicknsmart.com/2010/05/how-to-write- a-good-resume/  Sharpen your interviewing skills (for tips on how to prepare for a job interview, please see: (How to best prepare for a job interview) http://topuniversity.clicknsmart.com/2010/07/best- preparation-for-a-job-interview/
  7. 7.  Don’t forget to write a thank you letter after a job interview (For tips on how to write a thank you letter, please see: (How to Write a Thank You Letter ) http://topuniversity.clicknsmart.com/2010/08/how-to-write- a-thank-you-letter-for-job-application/  Network, Network and Network Why do I mention “network” 3 times? I want to highlight the importance of networking. Many of my college friends are struggling to get a job offer because they do not have a wide professional networks. Almost all of the job offers I received were from referral of people in my professional networks.
  8. 8. How can you build a wide professional networks?  While you’re still in school, attend as many mixers, in which many alumni and working professionals attend. Talk to few of them and exchange some contact information ;  Strengthen your online presence. Sign up on Facebook, LinkedIn, ClickNSmart, and others
  9. 9. Even when you’re away from your friends, you can always network and meet them online via ClickNSmart. See a testimonial from a current ClickNSmart’s member below: “Using the SmartChat feature, I can hold web conferences with my teammates, share Microsoft Word and Excel documents with my group, and I can draw my ideas on the whiteboard! ClickNSmart is the easiest way to connect with your team on the go.” By Matt Sebastian, MBA Student Cal State U. Long Beach

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