Archive for ‘October, 2014’

5 Ways to Scare Off Employers During the Job Search

My breath catches in my throat as I peer through my fingers. Fear slithers up my spine and I try to ignore the chills. I almost…

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Treasury Management. Is That Just Managing Treasure?

Some of us shy away from responsibility. We’d rather leave the big decisions to someone else. Sure, getting credit for a project that goes well feels…

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5 Job Search Lessons I Learned From Horseback Riding

You approach the jump, a small “x” made from wooden poles set up on the other side of the arena. Mind racing, you run through a…

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This Woman Is the Reason You’re Crying While Watching the News

Sh*t. It’s the middle of the day and I’m standing at my desk crying my eyes out. Really professional. I can’t help it though. I’ve just…

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This Might Be the Most Important Job Search Resource. Are You Using It?

My foot hovers just inches above the grass. Behind me, Matt is shaking hands with the university’s president. Soon he will be right next to me…

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I Was Meant to Be Involved in Theater—in a Different Way

It’s hard to even say the name Broadway without getting a little star-struck. The word itself conjures images of bright lights, sparkly costumes, and A-list actors.…

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Time Travel and the Best Early Career Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Don’t you sometimes wish that time machines were real? I know that I do. Seriously, think about what would happen if you could travel back to…

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How LinkedIn Can Help Your Job Search—Even When You’re Still a Student

Your Twitter following is the size of a small army. Your Tumblr dashboard is cluttered with likes and reblogs. Your Vine is bursting with awesome videos……

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The Most Confusing Things About Being A Grown-Up

It’s payday at your first real job. You’re bouncing with excitement. Based on your calculations, you’ve made enough to pay your bills AND buy those new…

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Why Calling Yourself an Expert Will Almost Always Backfire in Your Job Search

“You’ve never heard of Chile Pies!?!” Ugh! I can feel the hot blush of embarrassment burn onto my cheeks. It’s not like I’ve lived in the…

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