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WayUp is the largest site built exclusively for college students to find jobs. Employers around the country want to hire you for part-time work during the school year, summer internships, or full-time jobs after graduation…and WayUp can help.

How To Use Your Boss' Annoying Comments To Boost Your Career

By WayUp
Whether you're just starting your first internship or you're already settling into a full-time job, your bosses are likely to give you some constructive feedback sooner or later. So why do employers give feedback? Well, it's to ensure you know…

5 Resume Mistakes Even the Most Successful People Make

By WayUp
Resume writing is tricky for everyone, even the most accomplished college students and recent grads out there. Are you getting the right message across? Are you putting your best foot forward? If you think you're the only one screwing up your…

4 Easy Ways To Take Your Career To The Next Level By The End Of Summer

By WayUp
It's August, and just because it's the Sunday of summer (ugh) doesn't mean you can slow down. September starts a huge surge in hiring and career opportunities, and you don't want to miss out just because you weren't prepared. Want to get ready for…

5 Avoidable Job Interview Mistakes You Probably Have No Idea You're Making

By WayUp
Job interviews are an intimidating but necessary part of the job search process, as they allow potential employers to get a sense of how you'll fit at their company and give you the opportunity to see how you really feel about a company. But what if…

5 Ways To Tell You Landed The Job While You're Still In The Interview

By WayUp
During the job search process, you're always looking for positive affirmations. You're wondering what it means when your interviewer says, “We'll be in touch.” You're freaking out that you haven't received an email two days after your first-round…

Which Candidate To Vote For If Student Loans Are Your Biggest Worry

By WayUp
Student debt is a $1.2 trillion pain in the ass for many Americans, and with the cost of tuition rising, many college students are wondering if their education is really worth the price tag. As the 2016 presidential election heats up, young voters…

4 Reasons Everyone But You Is Landing A Job After College

By WayUp
Conducting your job search at the same time as a friend can be awkward, especially if you're inclined to be competitive. While your family, professors and career counselors will caution you against comparing yourself to others, if one of your…

4 Ways To Ensure You Land The Job Before You Even Step Into The Interview

By WayUp
One of the hardest parts about the job search is feeling like you’re just one in a pile of applications. How will you get employers to notice you? It's possible get employers to notice you — and even love you — before you walk into your first…

Always Changing Jobs Can Boost Your Career If You Remember 3 Things

By WayUp
Job-hopping can raise serious red flags when employers review your résumé and see that you’ve held several positions in a matter of months. They’ll wonder if you left your previous positions on your own, and if so, they'll question your loyalty to…

3 Questions To Answer Before You Can Feel Good About Leaving Your Job

By WayUp
A few weeks ago, we had a student email WayUp to ask about her next career move. “I just realized I’m not committed to a job I signed up for. What should I do?” We’ve all been there. You were so excited to get hired and kill it at your new role, but…

5 Things To Avoid So You Don't Totally Bomb Your Video Interview

By WayUp
Video interviews are becoming an increasingly more popular way of seeing if a candidate is worth the company’s time. WayUp’s in-house recruiter, Julie Olsson, says she can get a lot more from a video interview than a phone interview. She says, When…

6 Phrases Employers Never Want To See In A Recent Grad's Cover Letter

By WayUp
After you’ve applied for a job, employers may ask you to send a cover letter. Before you begin writing, stop and think about the high volume of candidates you’re up against. Your submission has to stand out if you want to get an interview. One of…

7 Reasons Your Résumé Is Killing Your Chances Of Landing An Interview

By WayUp
Your résumé is often your first impression when it comes to the job search. Unfortunately, employers spend an average of six seconds reviewing it, which means you have a limited amount of time to catch their interest. Here are seven issues that will…

3 Things That Will Out You For Not Knowing Your Sh*t On A Job Interview

By WayUp
As a college student or a recent grad, you’ve worked hard to get internships and part-time jobs that will expand your skill set. Still, no matter how much you take on, you’re young to the workforce and don’t have a lot of experience up your…

This Is The Best Way To Answer 'Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?'

By WayUp
Anytime an interviewer asks, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” you can’t help but feel a little blindsided. It was so much easier back in high school. You could say you planned on attending and graduating from an incredible…

From Classroom To Boardroom: 4 Tips For Starting A Business In College

By WayUp
If you’re interested in starting a business in college, you’re in great company. Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and our very own CEO, Liz Wessel, developed business ideas during their undergraduate years. As encouraging as these success stories are,…