Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

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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Why I Ditched Cover Letters—And How That Landed Me a Job

Applying to jobs? You must spend approximately 27 hours a day writing and customizing your cover letter for every position. Cover letters give you the chance…

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4 Fantasy Football Skills You Can Use in Your Job Search

It’s that time of year again. Football season. Or should I say fantasy football season? Yep, that time of year when friends, coworkers, families, and whoever else…

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How to Choose a Business School That Will Fit You

Your years post-college have been spent working with the Peace Corps and later at a job you really have no interest in. Now, you’ve decided to…

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3 Ways to Find People for Informational Interviews

It seemed like fate—I had just read an article describing the rustic, birdhouse-inspired design at Twitter and then I received an email from my graduate school…

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Why You Might Be Your Own Worst Enemy in Your Job Search

You just spent the past four years of your life at a university reading books and learning about stuff. The years before that were spent at…

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The 3 Choices That Defined My Twentysomething Life

I recently swallowed my pride and talked about some of the soul-crushing disappointments and flat-out failures of my twenties. If you missed that post, you can…

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Surviving San Francisco: An Intern’s Tale

Are you taking an internship or a permanent position in San Francisco? I’m no expert, but I’ve picked up a thing or two about settling into…

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10 Resources for Dealing With Student Loan Debt

Friends, it’s time. We’ve got to talk about student loan debt. Every once in a while, you’ll hear about that rare person who came up with…

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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…

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