Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

Why Calling Yourself an Expert Will Almost Always Backfire in Your Job Search

“You’ve never heard of Chile Pies!?!” Ugh! I can feel the hot blush of embarrassment burn onto my cheeks. It’s not like I’ve lived in the…

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3 Organization Techniques for the Innately Unorganized

Clothes from last night lay strewn across my bedroom floor. A yoga mat is half folded in the corner of the room and shoes are piled…

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4 Hidden Costs of Starting Your New Life as a Recent Grad

Hey recent grads, how many times have you heard this line: Life is expensive! Yep. About 260,432,947,329 times. Let me start by saying that I’m not…

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Think You’re Too Young for Financial Planning?

“I just started my first job. I want to live a little.” “I’ve been out of school for a few months and my student loan payments…

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Joining Your Alumni Association Can Help Your Career—Here’s How

You can still smell the crisp autumn air, hear the hustle and bustle of hundreds of simultaneous coffee-fueled conversations, and see the ivy-covered brick buildings surrounding…

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What Gone Girl Can Teach You About the Job Search

* Before you read any further, know that there are plenty of SPOILERS in this post. Please do not read on if you have yet to…

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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.…

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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…

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9 Tips for Being a Healthy Twentysomething

Your body is keeping something from you—a dark secret that is slowly killing you. Whoa. Pretty scary way to start a blog post, huh? But really!…

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6 Tips for Kicking Off Your Real Estate Career

Jennifer Gilson always loved real estate. She grew up with parents who built and remodeled homes and Jen showed an interest in the field from the…

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