Posts from the ‘Tips & Tricks’ category

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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Bet You Didn’t Know Your Career Center Offered This

The college career center. That looming building on the far side of campus. You heard that they offer services that might be helpful, but you just…

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4 Skills You Learned in College That’ll Help Your Job Search

Your phone buzzes, and you can’t help but feel a little excitement. Maybe it’s an email from one of the roughly 5 bajillion companies you’ve applied…

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Grad School Or a Job? Either Way, You’ll Need One of These…

If you’re a senior or you’ve recently graduated, you basically have two options. 1. Get a higher degree 2. Get a job There is, of course,…

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Why Carrying a Briefcase Isn’t Necessarily a Sign of Success

Kids, times have changed. No longer can you tell a successful businessman or woman based solely on what they wear or where they sit in the…

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How to Talk to People (Without Being Awkward)

For the first time in a week, I’m wearing makeup. My lips are painted a blush pink and my eyes are accentuated with a dash of…

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Yes, You CAN Be a Ninja At Work With These 6 Karate Teachings

The other day (and by the other day, I mean months ago), I was talking to my friend who is the mother of two young girls.…

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Wondering How Alumni From Your School Can Help Your Job Search? Read This!

If you’ve never been to an alumni or networking event before, it’s easy to create a script in your mind of how it’s all going to…

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5 Ways to Be Broke and Happy

If you’re a recent grad, you’re probably going to be broke. A lot. I’m not here to offer savings tips or solutions to your empty pockets.…

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5 Strategies For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

How long is the ideal job search? Oh, probably several weeks shorter than it actually takes you to find a job. Sure, there are the rare…

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