Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

5 Ways to Scare Off Employers During the Job Search

My breath catches in my throat as I peer through my fingers. Fear slithers up my spine and I try to ignore the chills. I almost…

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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…

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This Might Be the Most Important Job Search Resource. Are You Using It?

My foot hovers just inches above the grass. Behind me, Matt is shaking hands with the university’s president. Soon he will be right next to me…

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Time Travel and the Best Early Career Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Don’t you sometimes wish that time machines were real? I know that I do. Seriously, think about what would happen if you could travel back to…

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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……

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The Most Confusing Things About Being A Grown-Up

It’s payday at your first real job. You’re bouncing with excitement. Based on your calculations, you’ve made enough to pay your bills AND buy those new…

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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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