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common unethical hiring practices

Common Unethical Hiring Practices

The job market is always in flux, and most people looking for jobs don’t have one already. This demand is why online job platforms, career sections of company websites, and recruitment agencies exist—they streamline the job search and allow qualified candidates to apply for real roles. However, some people in the job industry utilize a […]

common bicycle repairs you can do yourself

Common Bicycle Repairs You Can Do Yourself

When you ride your bike, you will inevitably encounter mechanical problems or flat tires. You need a working bicycle to get from the dorm to class to work and back. Otherwise, you won’t get where you need to go in time. Here are some of the most common bicycle repairs you can do yourself. Patch […]

how to prepare for an out-of-state college visit

How To Prepare for an Out-of-State College Visit

Life for prospective college students is anything but easy right now, especially if you dream of attending an out-of-state college. It’s more difficult than ever to get a grasp of the school you want to attend without college visits. If you still have time to plan future college visits before you need to make a […]

types of jobs that require pre-employment drug testing

Types of Jobs That Require Pre-Employment Drug Testing

All companies located within the US have the option to perform pre-employment testing to protect and benefit their business. The legality of drug testing is an evolving matter that can vary from state to state. If a company tests job applicants for drug use, it is typically a part of the traditional pre-employment screening process. […]

effects of plagiarism

What are the Effects of Plagiarism on Education?

Plagiarism is one of the most unethical practices in education and it can create some serious consequences not only for the students but also for the teachers. The biggest significance plagiarism can cause, is making failure in the classes or it may cause the student to get expelled from the school. Plagiarism can raise a […]

how to care for your mental health

How to Care for Your Mental Health This Winter

While some people simply adore the snowfall, cozy nights and brisk chill of the wintertime, it’s understandable that the season can get some people feeling pretty down. There are varying degrees of mental health struggles that winter can bring, with many people suffering from seasonal affective disorder — a specific kind of depression that appears […]

jobs in the medical field

3 Jobs in The Medical Field You Didn’t Know Existed

Everyone knows about doctors and nurses, but there are so many more careers within the medical profession that are fairly unknown but are nevertheless exciting and rewarding professions to research and consider pursuing. Have a read of this article to find out about three jobs in the medical field that you probably didn’t know existed! […]

chronic illess as a student

Coping with Chronic Illness as a Student

Going off to college is one of life’s most exciting rites of passage. But it’s also a transition fraught with challenges, uncertainties, and anxieties. That’s true for college students the world over. But when you’re facing college while also managing a chronic illness, those fears and uncertainties can be especially great. But living with a […]