Posts tagged ‘Entry-Level Jobs’

I Thought I Knew How to Write a Résumé. Here’s Why I Was Wrong

You sit at your desk, heart racing. You just clicked a single button and the sirens began to sound. Could it be? No, that’s crazy. They’re…

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How to Be an Explorer in Your Job Search

Small beads of sweat have gathered on your skin and your shirt is beginning to stick to you. All your senses are on alert. With wide…

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How to Make the Most of Working at a Survival Job

Heart. Beating. Do you dare look? Your finger hovers over the keyboard, right above the “return” key. The whirring of your laptop is absurdly loud, and…

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Selling Without Being in Sales: Life as a Creative Recruiting Associate

“Let’s just move,” Shana Tsukiyama said to her boyfriend one day. Two weeks later they got in their car, drove across the country, and moved in…

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How to Match Your Résumé to a Job Description

You’re an expert at matching—whether it’s picking the right pair of sneakers or statement necklace to pull an outfit together or choosing which bottle of two-buck Chuck…

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What’s It Like to Be in AmeriCorps?

College is a time of unbridled enthusiasm—whether you’re learning how to identify themes of magical realism in Salman Rushdie’s novels, developing the ability to create a…

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Are You Smarter Than a Machine? And Does Your Résumé Prove It?

If you’re fed up with sending in your résumé to bajillions of companies and never getting any responses, you’re not alone. Whenever we ask students and…

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The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting as a Twentysomething

Time for a little pop quiz. Choose which of the following best describes your approach to money: A: As long as I don’t open my bank…

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Career Services Is Not There to Give You a Job—This Is What They CAN Do

Some people ignore them completely. Others want them to die. And almost everyone thinks they’re not living up to their part of the bargain. Yeah, it’s…

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How to Get a Job in Finance at a Tech Company

There’s not much like that Bay Area vibe. You’re a financial analyst and your morning routine consists of pulling on a simple pair of dark-washed Levis,…

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