Archive for ‘February, 2015’

How to Start a Business—And What Passion Has to Do With It

Ever since Lily in the movie The Princess Diaries said the words, “I told you, I need an attitude adjustment,” I knew that I’d found my…

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How to Network Outside of a Networking Event

Upper lip sweat. It’s the bane of my existence. I can look as cool as a cucumber everywhere else—I’m talking wearing sunglasses at night, Neil Patrick…

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Use Negativity to Your Advantage in Your Job Search

December 27, 2013. My birthday was supposed to be a perfect night, and I planned everything to make sure that was the case: dinner at my…

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How to Do Meaningful Work: Become a Mental Health Occupational Therapist

You meet him. He’s young. Twenty years old at most. His large brown eyes, shaded by a baseball cap, don’t meet yours as he reaches out…

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Your Quick Guide to Starting a Career in Physical Therapy

What do Michael Jordan, country singer Randy Travis, and my grandmother all have in common? No, this isn’t the start of some crass joke. I’m looking…

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What Your Frontal Cortex Has to Do With Getting a Job

Wanna live on the edge? Get in a car with me behind the wheel. I am not the best driver in the world… In fact, I…

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Land Your Dream Job at a Start-up—Even If You’re Not a Computer Science Major

You’ve tried everything. Bootcamps. Meditation. Hypnosis. But no matter what, it just doesn’t change the fact that you are not a computer programmer and probably never…

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When Should College Students Start Looking for a Job?

Ah, college. A time spent learning how to cook ramen, do a keg stand, and make it to at least 50% of your 8am classes. But…

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My Life in Portland Oregon as a Recent Grad

Grab your Patagonia fleece, your mustache wax, and your favorite reusable coffee mug. Leave your umbrella at home. Why, you ask? Because we’re headed to Portland…

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