Posts by Melissa Suzuno

What Every Recent Grad Should Know About Salary Negotiation

You hang up the phone and let out a little squeal. You got the job!  You can’t wait to tell your parents, your best friend, and…

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3 Costly Job Search Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

The one good thing about unemployment? You’re not alone. Young people ranging from 22-34-years-old make up an astounding half of the 10.9 million unemployed Americans. Most…

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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…

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Cool Neighborhoods New Grads Can Actually Afford To Live in

“I need to give my hamster a bath.” “I have a Skype call with a friend in Dubai.” “I’m avoiding going out on any day that…

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10 Good Habits to Start While You’re Still in College

Whether you’re staying up all night for three days in a row, sustaining yourself on questionably edible items you find in the school cafeteria, or pushing…

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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…

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Top Benefits to Look For in Your Job Hunt

You’ve done it. You’ve run the gauntlet, jumped through all the hoops, and passed multiple levels of interviews and now you actually have a job offer.…

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An Awkward Trick That Guarantees Your Job Interview Success

Remember the first time you rode a bike? You awkwardly wobbled… and maybe even crashed and burned a few times. You threw the hunk of metal…

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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…

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No One Feels Like a Grown-Up—Not Even Adulting Author Kelly Williams Brown

Being in your twenties is a weird time. On the one hand, you feel like an adult. You live in your own apartment (or a place…

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