Archive for ‘September, 2014’

6 Lessons Chocolat Can Teach You About Business School

You know the movie Chocolat? I know you do. Even Jason Segel’s guy’s guy character in I Love You Man can’t resist the fairytale charm of…

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Your 5-Step Guide to Recognizing And Using Your Experience in Your Job Search

Yes! You’ve found a job description that speaks to you. Happily you hum to yourself as you scroll through the duties listed. Then you stop. Whoa.…

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6 Things You Don’t Think Matter… Until You Start Your First Job

Remember back when you were looking at colleges and how you thought you knew what mattered? Maybe you were wooed by the fancy-pants gym at your…

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6 Times Being an Art Major Worked

“What’s your major?” “Art.” “Really? What are you going to do with that in the real world?” Does this conversation sound familiar? With the current economy…

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3 Reasons You Feel Guilty About Quitting Your Job—But Shouldn’t

August in San Francisco. A friend and I slosh through mud on a trail that leads us into the wilderness that touches our San Francisco neighborhood.…

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9 Tips for Being a Healthy Twentysomething

Your body is keeping something from you—a dark secret that is slowly killing you. Whoa. Pretty scary way to start a blog post, huh? But really!…

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What You Should Know About Going to Grad School in the UK

I used to think our neighbors (sorry, “neighbours”) across the pond in the UK were pretty much the same as us. Sure, they have what appears…

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6 Tips for Kicking Off Your Real Estate Career

Jennifer Gilson always loved real estate. She grew up with parents who built and remodeled homes and Jen showed an interest in the field from the…

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Why I Ditched Cover Letters—And How That Landed Me a Job

Applying to jobs? You must spend approximately 27 hours a day writing and customizing your cover letter for every position. Cover letters give you the chance…

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4 Fantasy Football Skills You Can Use in Your Job Search

It’s that time of year again. Football season. Or should I say fantasy football season? Yep, that time of year when friends, coworkers, families, and whoever else…

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