Posts tagged ‘Gen Y’

5 Reasons You Should Reach Out to Strangers in Your Job Search

“I know that I need to do it, but the thing is… it’s scary,” my friend confides in me as we walk through the Panhandle just…

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How to Network Outside of a Networking Event

Upper lip sweat. It’s the bane of my existence. I can look as cool as a cucumber everywhere else—I’m talking wearing sunglasses at night, Neil Patrick…

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What Your Frontal Cortex Has to Do With Getting a Job

Wanna live on the edge? Get in a car with me behind the wheel. I am not the best driver in the world… In fact, I…

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When Should College Students Start Looking for a Job?

Ah, college. A time spent learning how to cook ramen, do a keg stand, and make it to at least 50% of your 8am classes. But…

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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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Why I Love Living in Portland as a Recent Grad

The lights are out. Your door is firmly shut. You’ve barricaded yourself in your room. You try your best to breathe silently, and you’ve got your…

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The 10 Most Important Lessons to Learn Before Turning 25

I’ve made it… I’m the big 25. Though the years have definitely not been what I would call “smooth” and I’ve had my fair share of…

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I Learned How NOT to Find My Passion in a “Find Your Passion” Workshop

It seems like everyone these days is obsessed with one word: Passion. We’re constantly searching for it and seem convinced that the only way we can…

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What Every Recent Grad Should Know About Salary Negotiation

You hang up the phone and let out a little squeal. Were you holding your breath this entire time? It sure feels that way. But now…

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Are We All Just Sheep—And Are Colleges to Blame?

Northern California summers are dry and hot, which means that our once-luscious green hills turn brown and transform from lush hiking spots into huge fire hazards.…

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