Archive for ‘December, 2013’

One College Senior Teaches Us How to Be Awesome at Everything

Your college years are the best time to experiment. And sure, for some people that means seeing if you can rock a pink mohawk or a…

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Does Your Résumé Piss Off Hiring Managers?

Welcome to the Résumé Teardown! In this installment, we’ll be looking at a real résumé from an applicant we’ve nicknamed “Pro Grammer.” The critique here is…

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Turn Up the Heat On Your Job Hunt During Winter Break

Home for the holidays? Make the most of your vacation by getting your parents involved in your job search. Here’s how to do it…

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Is Modesty Ruining Your Chances of Getting a Job?

Nobody likes a showoff, and we’re not just saying that. Studies show that people who blatantly self-promote aren’t as successful or well-liked as their peers. At…

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A White Board Can Be the Difference Between You and a Job. Here’s Why.

Be open, communicative, and unafraid to explain your thought process. If that means going to a white board and making some diagrams, all the better. That’s…

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Do We Have to Murder to Get a Job After College?

Do we have to kill to get a job after we graduate? Yes. At least that’s what Jerry Houser, Associate Dean / Director of Career Services…

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Should You Be Tweeting Your Best Friends AND Future Employer?

Using social media to connect with friends? Simple. But should it be part of your job search? Make sure your online presence impresses potential employers.

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What Does a UX Designer Do? A Step-by-Step Guide

In “What the Heck is UX?” we gave an overview of what UX design is. But because UX design is such an umbrella term, we want…

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Photographs and Psychopaths: Molly’s Life as an Artist

As a second semester sophomore at Santa Clara University, Molly Stark did not know that she would graduate in 2012 with a double major in Art…

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A Quick Way to Pay Less for School

Here at AfterCollege we are OBSESSED with finding students / recent graduates jobs and internships. Our idea of a good time is receiving an “I got…

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