Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

4 Job Skills to Master Before Graduation

College students accomplish far more than a diploma. College campuses give students an equally important opportunity: the chance to develop and refine the skills essential to getting…

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11 Job Searching DOs And DONTs I Learned After College

I learned about structural inequality, the cardiovascular system, and the mind-body duality in college. Unfortunately, I learned almost nothing about how to find a job. I still…

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7 Creative Personal Websites (and Where to Make Yours)

The top reason you should create an online portfolio is that, even if every other applicant has one (which they don’t), personal websites are a highly effective way to…

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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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What Recent Grads with No Job Experience Should Do Immediately

After graduation, the world is your oyster. Unless you can’t pay your rent. Then your parents’ spare room is your oyster. Forgetting to accumulate work experience…

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Nervous? 5 Ways to Take Control in a Job Interview

The little-known key to a successful interview is tricky. The secret is you–the job candidate–come in and take control. Here’s how to shift the power during…

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Michael Bloomberg’s Coffee Trick We Should All Try

Outside, the people of the Inner Richmond park their bikes, remove their helmets, and step inside the funky atmosphere of Velo Rouge café. Old photographs litter…

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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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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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