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5 Videos Unemployed Millennials Need to Watch

The unemployment rate for college grads is about 8.5 percent, according to the Economic Policy Institute’s 2014 survey. What’s even more alarming, is 16.8 percent of recent grads are underemployed. This percentage encompasses twenty-somethings working at coffee shops, working part time, or actively looking for work but not finding it.…

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Beating the Post-Grad Blues: 3 Tips for Finding Meaning in Life After College

After you’ve been in college for four years (and some sort of school for many years before that), it’s easy to idealize life in the real world. You can do ANYTHING you want at ANY TIME you want. That’s what it means to be an adult, right? But if you’re…

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How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Job After College

Have you ever played “six degrees of Kevin Bacon”? This old party game basically involves naming a random famous person and then tracing how many steps it takes to connect that person to Kevin Bacon. Not too well-versed in Hollywood trivia? No sweat. You can still find anyone’s so-called Bacon…

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A Day in the Life of a Recruiter and Brand Manager

Trying to figure out what type of job you might like? Here’s a little trick that might help: Think about what people are always asking you to help them with. Do your friends always seek your advice on the perfect Instagram hashtag or caption? Do family members know that you…

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Why I Had to Quit My Volunteer Gig

Volunteering is all-around a good thing, right? It gives you the chance to build up your résumé, expand your network, gain relevant experience, AND help out a cause that you care about. And for most people, this is exactly what their volunteer experience turns out to be. But sometimes organizations…

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Why “Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Advice

When you’re trying to figure out your career path and how to approach life after college, you’ll get a lot of people trying to offer you advice (whether you ask for it or not). And one of the most common things you’ll hear is to “follow your passion.” In theory,…

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3 Things to Do Before Choosing Your Major

Do you remember the exact moment when you decided what your college major was going to be? Perhaps you had to fill out some form that officially “declared” whatever your major was, or take a test to prove you’d accumulated the appropriate amount of knowledge, or maybe you had to…

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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 might compete with Lucille Bluth for “world’s worst driver.” When I do have to take control of an automobile, it’s important for me to…

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I Thought I Knew How to Write a Résumé. Here’s Why I Was Wrong

You sit at your desk, heart racing. You just clicked a single button and the sirens began to sound. Could it be? No, that’s crazy. They’re not after you already… are they? You freeze, afraid to move, waiting for the pounding on your door for them to come and take…

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How Living Abroad Can Change Your Career Path

It’s no exaggeration to say that you rule your campus. You know—to the second—what time you have to wake up so that you have just enough time to run to the cafeteria to grab a latte and banana before jetting off to your first class of the day and sliding…

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