Archive for ‘June, 2014’

A Few Failures From My Twenties—And What They Taught Me

I’m not gonna lie—I’m a little nervous. My heart is pounding, I feel sick to my stomach, and I’m wondering whether I should just delete this…

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A Super Simple Job Search Trick You Probably Haven’t Tried

Whether it was analyzing the significance of a Renaissance painting, understanding the causes of the Russian revolution, or simply figuring out how to fit a keg…

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6 Tricks to Avoiding Burnout at Your First Job

I was out to brunch a couple Sundays ago and over our eggs Benedict and seasoned potatoes, my friends and I got onto the subject of…

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I’ve Never Had a Normal Job—Here’s Why

We’ve been duped. Swindled. Hoodwinked. Tricked. That’s right—the world has been lying to us about something pretty major. Life after college. It’s easy to think that…

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What Employers Are Looking For On Your PR Résumé

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level Public Relations applicant who we’ve nicknamed…

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What Does a Mechanical Engineer Do?

Ever wonder what happened to Kevin McCallister from Home Alone? I have a theory: He’s now a mechanical engineer. I mean, think about it—all of those…

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Human Resource Management: The Basics

Okay, media. Give it to us straight. Are Human Resource Managers hottie headhunters like Mila Kunis in Friends with Benefits? Or are they somewhat depressing middle-aged…

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What You Should Be Reading This Summer

It’s always the same. With the heat comes the restlessness, the flurried frenzy as your senses whirl with the promise of sweet freedom. Yes, you’ve got…

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What Does an HR Officer Do?

Your phone is ringing off the hook (yes, some people do still use the phone, apparently!), people are banging down your door, and you haven’t even…

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How to Avoid Being Miserable at Work

Your alarm is ringing. Seriously—how can it be morning ALREADY? Didn’t you JUST go to sleep? You drag yourself out of bed, take a swig of…

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