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Love Mad Men? Then You Might Want Alex’s Job

Think you could be the next Don Draper? If you’ve got a way with words and more creativity than you know what to do with, you might enjoy working as a copywriter. We catch up with Alex Cherin, Copywriter at Frank Creative in Portland, Oregon to learn more about his…

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How to Make the Most of Working at a Survival Job

Heart. Beating. Do you dare look? Your finger hovers over the keyboard, right above the “return” key. The whirring of your laptop is absurdly loud, and it’s hot against your pajama’d legs which are crossed on the air mattress you call a bed. It’s now or never. You click. Sucking…

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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 and employers obviously favoring certain hard skills (tech skills *cough cough), it’s easy to think that majoring in Art was a huge mistake. Well,…

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How to Build Your Portfolio in 9 Easy Steps

We’ve reviewed the rules of résumé writing and emphasized the importance of job interview etiquette. But what if you want a job that doesn’t follow that application format? Getting a job in the creative industry—specifically as a copywriter or designer in an advertising firm or brand agency—works a little differently.…

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A HUGE Social Media Fail—And What You Can Learn From It

You already know that it’s pretty easy to get yourself into some big trouble with one little mis-step on social media. All it takes is one thoughtless moment and your inappropriate tweet or Instagram post will follow you around the internet—forever. But even some seemingly innocent social media moves—like inviting…

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Think Your Major Is Holding Back Your Job Search? Read This

When you’re in college, your whole life revolves around your major, so it’s easy to feel like it has to set the tone for your life after college, too. This is great for the business or computer science majors who can see how their degree translates into the working world,…

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How to Deal With Being Unemployed After Graduation

In an ideal world, no new grad would have to deal with unemployment (that’s what AfterCollege is all about, BTW), but let’s get real for a second. We know that sometimes, despite your best intentions, things just don’t work out and you find yourself jobless. (Hey, even people who have jobs don’t have…

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