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Setting Priorities for Work, Home, and in the Classroom

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Going with the flow seems like a relaxing way of life, but do it for too long and life gets completely out of control. The truth is that most people need some organization their lives. Vacation is a great time to run without a plan, but in regular life setting priorities is essential to making sure everything gets done. In all areas of life there are urgent tasks, important but less pressing ones, and things that can be done anytime. To get everything taken care of in a timely manner you have to be willing to prioritize your responsibilities. Here are some tips and tricks for setting priorities and getting your life on track.

What’s the Difference Between a CV and a Resume?

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When applying for a job, it’s not uncommon to be asked to attach a resume or CV to provide more information about your educational background and relevant experience. Most people attach a resume and don’t give it a second thought. But what about the CV? What is it, and how is it different from a resume? When should you use a CV, and when should you use a resume? Putting your accomplishments down on paper for prospective employers to determine whether or not they want to work with you can be a daunting task, so it’s wise to make sure that you’re giving them exactly what they’re looking for.

Top Career Risks You Won’t Regret Taking

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Some people thrive on change. They revel in the anticipation of the unknown and believe that transitions come with exciting new prospects and opportunities. Many others dread change, especially when it’s risky and has to do with their career. It’s always a little terrifying to take a leap of faith when it comes to income and job security, but sometimes the switch can really pay off.

Six Work-Life Balance Tips for Adult Learners

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Going to school as an adult has some advantages. Mature students have had additional time to consider what they really want to pursue. They’re often more focused on their studies than they might have been as a teen or young adult and they usually have extra motivation to get through their courses and to do well in them. That said, mature students also tend to have added responsibility over and above their studies, which is why finding work life balance is paramount. Here, we explore strategies for balancing work and school and for keeping your head above water as an adult learner.