Archive for ‘September, 2013’

What is Your Personal Brand? + [GIVEAWAY] $50 Moo Gift Card

It’s mid-afternoon and Karl the Fog is nowhere to be found. The sun beats mercilessly upon me and a drop of sweat slides down my temple…

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The Best Gig Out There: Social Entrepreneur and Non-Profit Director Simone N. Sneed

What appeals to most people about working for a non-profit? Generally, it’s passion, dedication to the organization’s mission, and a driving desire to make a difference.…

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Think Outside the Cubicle: Your Guide to Post-Graduation Travel and Teaching Gigs

Got the globe-trotting gene? Explore some of the teaching and travel opportunities for recent grads and post-grad life can be a big adventure!

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How to Win Fame And (A Modest) Fortune Teaching English in Japan

Standing noodle bars in train stations. Crowded urban centers with flashing neon lights and nightlife that lasts well until the next morning. High-tech vending machines that…

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This Is Not a Normal Job: My Two Years with Teach For America

What are you dreading the most about joining the workforce? If it’s the idea of having someone constantly watch over you or the threat of not…

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Bridging the Achievement Gap: What It’s Like to Teach For America

In the immortal words of Alice Cooper, “School’s out for summer / school’s out forever.” But if the idea of joining the real world is creeping…

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Know Your Own Strength (And How to Use It)

It wouldn’t be a job interview if no one asked you about your strengths. Let’s talk about how to assess them—and apply that knowledge to your job search.

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How to Find the Right Path by Choosing the Wrong One

Alex Yacavone graduated from the University of Redlands in 2012 as an Art Major with a concentration in Painting. Now, she has found a job that…

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Just a Small-Town Boy: Life in Rural Japan as a JET Teacher

If you’ve never been to Japan, it’s easy to cobble together an image based on what you’ve seen in movies—skyscrapers, multi-colored neon lights, scramble crossings where…

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The Peace Corps Convinced Me Not to Become a Teacher (But Here’s What I Did Learn)

Some of the most valuable lessons we learn in our twenties are when we prove ourselves wrong. You might discover that you really do have a…

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