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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 ...

You may feel like you’ve been burned in the past by an online textbook reseller company possibly rejecting your book(s) or significantly reducing a buyback price quote. And most likely, you feel this had to be the company’s wrongdoing. In truth, 90% of the time it has to do with ...

You made it to Winter break, alive! Now, you probably want nothing more than to just kick back and be a lazy bum. No judgment here. College really drains a person and a little R&R goes a long way. But, by the same token, be aware that behaviors like sleeping-in ...