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Some of the hardest and highest paying jobs in the world involve very little output or physical exertion. The performance and success of these jobs are measured not by the volume of output but by the quality. Enter the problem solver’s advantage.

Teamwork is another soft skill that you absolutely need. Being a team player is paramount to your long-term success within a company, and if it’s evident you’re lacking this crucial skill during your interview, you might as well get up and walk out.

Arguably, communication is the most important soft skill and the most sought-after skill by employers—as it’s also the biggest weakness within most companies. Let's dive and see what makes good communication.

If you're reading this, it's not too late. You haven’t declared your major yet but it’s okay! If anything, it’s a good sign that you’re careful and don’t rush into things. [...]

Unsure if your textbook is in good enough shape to be sold to Bookbyte? This blog will give you a better idea of what we consider to be a damaged textbook in non-resalable condition.

Creating a buyback quote on Bookbyte is super easy! Read on to learn how it works and avoid some common mistakes!

Some used textbooks will have taped-over ISBNs (or sticker ISBN) which are a good sign the book is not the regular student edition (see below). Since Bookbyte only purchases student edition and international edition textbooks, any instructor’s edition or complimentary copy textbooks will be rejected and recycled if sent to Bookbyte.

You may be thinking, how hard can it really be to put a textbook in a box, stick a label on it, and throw it in the mail? Unfortunately, there’s a little more to it if you want to ensure your book(s) are accepted when Bookbyte receives them. Many improperly packed textbooks become damaged during transit and this can be avoided by following our tips.

By now, you’ve probably heard about the importance of soft skills. But it’s good to stress just how important they are. When applying for a job, soft skills will be what set two equally qualified candidates apart. They are the end game. Soft skills are what employers look for in ...

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday we all love to celebrate—even though most of us don’t know much about the real Saint Patrick and why America has recognized it as a national holiday. Either way, it’s a fun day that can often lead to poor life choices if alcohol is ...

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