Archive for ‘June, 2014’

Winter is Coming: Game of Thrones and the Job Search

The season finale is fresh in our minds and I thought it was the perfect time to get some job search tips from Game of Thrones…

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How to Get the Best Explore Results on AfterCollege

Here at AfterCollege, we want to help you find your first job or internship. That’s why we’ve created Explore: a place you can go to find…

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On Our Bookshelf: Lean In For Graduates

Our mission here at AfterCollege is to help students and recent graduates enter into the workforce. Whether that’s through our Explore feature, helping with job discovery,…

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Thinking Of Working In HR? What You Need to Know

They know all your secrets. Your social security number. Your salary. How many times a day you check Instagram when you’re supposed to be “working.” No,…

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What I Learned Conducting an Informational Interview

She wipes her sweating palms on her pantyhose as she takes a seat on the Muni bus. The styled mannequins of Forever 21 seem to mock…

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How to Prep for Your Skype Interview (Yes, You Should Wear Pants)

You’ve spent hours reading sample interview questions on Glassdoor, practicing your handshake, and mapping routes so that you arrive everywhere five minutes early. You’re totally ready…

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Lessons From Sophia Amoruso on Being a #GIRLBOSS

Unlike the plot of Detroit Rock City, this book and its author aren’t waging a war between Rock ‘n’ Roll and Disco. In fact, Sophia Amoruso…

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Is This the Solution to Student Loan Debt?

Want to go to college, but want someone else to front the bill? The opportunity may be closer than you think. What am I talking about?…

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The Secret to Finding Purpose in Your Everyday Work

There’s trouble in paradise. The honeymoon is over. Recently something has been missing and though you try to be faithful, you can feel yourself straying. You…

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Starting a Career in Education with Teach For America

The early morning sunlight floods the field outside of Simone’s small house. She looks across the hushed green grass of the countryside to the school on…

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