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The Basics of Job Shadowing

You show up to the address that your mother’s boss’s brother provided you with over the phone. Gazing up at the foreign building, you start to think that maybe this was a big mistake. You’re going to be spending your whole day with a stranger. Whose idea was this again?…

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Make Your Job Hunt Easier: Tips to Take Advantage of Your Spring Internship

As your spring internship begins, you may have grand ideas of daily meetings with the CEO or high-level, client-facing work. But the reality is that, as an intern, your daily tasks aren’t always glamorous. The good news is that there are actually countless lessons you can learn while you intern,…

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If Indiana Jones Had an Assistant, This is What Their Job Would Look Like

It’s not exactly like an Indiana Jones movie… When Haven turns to gaze out her window, she is not met with a view of desert sands and long lost tombs. Instead, her eyes rest on lush rainforests that cover the Ko’olau mountains. Still, she is employed at an archaeology firm…

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Nudging Yourself Into Success in the Job Search

Picture this scene: You wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and motivated. Your duffel bag is packed with your towel, water bottle, and a change of clothes. All you have to do is roll out of bed, make your way to the gym, and get your workout on. You…

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New Job? Why You Should Be Saying “Yes, And…”

You listened to all the advice, explored your options, and officially got hired at your first job after college. But you can’t stop there. Now is the time to grab your favorite improv props (maybe a ten gallon hat and a swim noodle) and start building a successful career! Uh,…

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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 favorite restaurant with my closest friends, drinks and dancing to ‘80s music afterwards, and a hotel room in the city to top it all…

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How to Be an Explorer in Your Job Search

Small beads of sweat have gathered on your skin and your shirt is beginning to stick to you. All your senses are on alert. With wide eyes, you look around to assess your surroundings. You don’t see any obvious predators, but that doesn’t mean that they’re not lurking in the…

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A Fashionista’s Dream Job: Visual Merchandising

Ever notice how certain stores have the power to evoke certain emotions? It’s hard to walk past a dimly lit (and highly cologned) Abercrombie & Fitch without feeling like you’re about to hit the club. The various frothy potions and lotions that The Body Shop places in the front door…

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Job Search Tips For College Students From a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach

Forget about airplanes with “Hire Me!” banners flown past recruiters’ windows. Ditch the singing telegrams that deliver your résumé to hiring managers. Lisa Quast is not about gimmicks—her book, Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach is all about applying logic and strategy to your job search. If you…

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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… So why is your LinkedIn profile all depressingly empty? You’ve heard that you should fill it out. But every time you go to look…

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