Archive for ‘January, 2014’

3 Laughably Simple Rules for Getting Recommendation Letters

Asking for a recommendation letter or reference doesn’t have to be scary. Check out these super-simple tips to do it the right way.

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How to Write Realistic Goals You Can Actually Accomplish

I’m here to hold you accountable. In the post, “My readers told me their #1 goal. Then I followed up,” on the blog I Will Teach…

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How a Little Plastic Radio Changed My Life Completely

What’s the difference between a job you love and a job that’s just a paycheck? It often shows up in your attitude. Do you approach each…

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How to Abandon a Job That Isn’t Right for You

How do you know if your career is headed in the right direction? Ask (and listen to) yourself! Stephanie Loviglio realized that whenever people asked her…

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Our Managers Teach You How to Be an Interview Rock Star: Products

One of the keys to interview success is differentiating yourself from the competition. How can you do this if you don’t have much work experience? And…

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How to Write a Cover Letter That Doesn’t Suck

What’s the most tedious, painstaking part of the job application process? If you think it’s writing cover letters, you’re not alone. In the 2013 AfterCollege Job-Seeker…

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Our Managers Teach You How to Be an Interview Rock Star: Engineering

Looking for a job as a developer or software engineer? During your interview, you’ll often be asked to show off your technical talents in addition to…

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Our Managers Teach You How to Be an Interview Rock Star: Sales

We get it: Job interviews are more stressful than running into your ex while talking to your mom right before a final. But don’t let fear…

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5 Things Recruiters Wish You Knew About Career Fairs

If you think career fairs are intimidating, you’re definitely not alone. In a recent survey of AfterCollege users, 26.1% said they’d never even attempted to go…

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Getting Rejected Sucks. Here’s How to Deal.

We all deal with rejection at some point, especially in the job search. Here are some strategies to help you bounce back.

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