Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

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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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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