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The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting as a Twentysomething

Time for a little pop quiz. Choose which of the following best describes your approach to money: A: As long as I don’t open my bank and credit card statements, nothing can hurt me. B: I know where every cent is going because I have 17 spreadsheets to track everything.…

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Puriku-What? This Woman is Bringing the Red Bull of Photobooths to America

Nothing can prepare you for the sights and sounds of the Shinjuku district in Tokyo (except for maybe spending some time in Hong Kong or Taipei). On the main streets, flashing neon lights pulsate up and down skyscrapers, shops blare music at ear-piercing decibels, and touts try to lure you…

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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 checklist of everything you need to make it over that obstacle. Heels down, jumping position ready, reins gripped at the right length, calves applying…

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Is Working in a Hotel Anything Like The Grand Budapest Hotel?

Have you seen The Grand Budapest Hotel? Ralph Fiennes in a crisp purple suit, hair slicked elegantly to the side, surrounded by the faded pink of Mendel’s cake boxes. Colorful guests with plot-twisting lives. Through Wes Anderson’s eyes we see the still moments of peace, chaotic turmoil of rush hours,…

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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. It’s like hitting a brick wall. THREE to FIVE years of experience? For an entry-level job? How the heck do they expect you to…

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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 school… only once you got there, you never actually set foot inside it because you had no time to work out. Or perhaps you…

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How One Theatre Major Ended up in Customer Care

You’ve just spent the past four years immersing yourself in all aspects of theatre—the playwrights, the history, the technical aspects of putting on productions. So when it comes time to find a job, your first choice would naturally be… in customer service? Yep, at first glance it might seem like…

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Wondering How Alumni From Your School Can Help Your Job Search? Read This!

If you’ve never been to an alumni or networking event before, it’s easy to create a script in your mind of how it’s all going to go down. You show up, wow everyone with your amazing intellect and boundless enthusiasm, and get hired on the spot. Ha. Sadly, that’s not…

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5 Strategies For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

How long is the ideal job search? Oh, probably several weeks shorter than it actually takes you to find a job. Sure, there are the rare cases when job-seekers find something and get hired right away, but for most of us, it takes a lot longer than we’d like. There…

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14 Tech Jobs For Non-Technical People

We all know that the tech industry is red hot right now, but that doesn’t do you a lot of good if you’re coming from a liberal arts background… or does it? You might not have heard of these jobs yet, but most of them simply require critical thinking skills,…

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