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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Make a personal website today

January 30, 2018

So, you have a LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and some other new social media platform that just popped up to connect with other professionals. Is there something else you still need? Yes, you...

Make your Twitter professional

January 23, 2018

Now, more than ever, we must be plugged into the internet.Sure, many of us spend more hours than we would like to admit to watching funny videos on Facebook, but social networks are increasingly important...

Professional events to go to

January 17, 2018

College provides educational moments even outside of the classroom. For young professionals, plenty of these opportunities are taking place soon. Pick some of these events to add your calendar to improve...

New Year’s resolutions for young professionals

McKenna Horsley December 23, 2017

We all get a fresh start at the end of every year and with it, we make a set of new goals to improve ourselves in some aspect.For some, it can be to improve personal health or learn a new skill. In 2018,...

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Don’t let the cold weather cramp your professional style

McKenna Horsley November 20, 2017

No matter how low the temperature drops, you still need to make your way to work on chilly mornings. This winter, put a few tricks up your sleeves to spice up your professional wardrobe when frost covers...

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Balancing work and health

September 18, 2017

For many college students, the goal of finally entering the workforce is a life milestone. In the U.S., roughly 127 million employees are on the clock, Statista said. According to the CDC, the average...

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How to ask someone to be a reference

September 6, 2017

If you have never asked someone to be your reference before, it can be a really intimidating task. It is almost like asking another person to compliment you in front of other people.The search can also...

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Making your resume digital

September 1, 2017

Before our world was digitalized, job seekers printed out several copies of their resumes and handed them out to potential employers. Now, sharing your resume is as easy as sending a link.With dozens of...


Networking with your peers and professors

August 21, 2017

When you come to college, you are going to meet a lot of new people. You will be in large classes with many new classmates, you will have new professors and you will even have new roommates. How will you...

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Polishing your email etiquette

August 11, 2017

Even before you are stepping into a career field, you likely know— or at least think you know—the basics of email etiquette. However, it is always a good area to review before you start emailing a...

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Add a few of these free certifications for a resume boost

August 4, 2017

We all know the common sections of a resume. There are “work experience,” “education,” “contact information,” and a few others. For the average resume, “certifications” is sometimes left...

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Translate college skills into professional skills

July 28, 2017

For many students, college is a time to prepare for a career. They pick a major or program and study it for four years or so. Then, they become graduates and apply for jobs. While books and classes teach...

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