Posts tagged ‘Gen Y’

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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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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Want to Find a Job? Follow These 10 Steps

Everyone wants one now. Everyone wants one right now! What, a golden goose? Nope. Something even better. A job, of course! But, just like good ol’…

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5 Ways to Scare Off Employers During the Job Search

My breath catches in my throat as I peer through my fingers. Fear slithers up my spine and I try to ignore the chills. I almost…

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5 Job Search Lessons I Learned From Horseback Riding

You approach the jump, a small “x” made from wooden poles set up on the other side of the arena. Mind racing, you run through a…

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