Posts tagged ‘Job Search Techniques’

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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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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Does Your Résumé Have Style AND Substance?

First date: your heart races, you find yourself sweating even though you’re in a heavily air-conditioned restaurant, and sometimes you struggle to remember your own name.…

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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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6 Things You Don’t Think Matter… Until You Start Your First Job

Remember back when you were looking at colleges and how you thought you knew what mattered? Maybe you were wooed by the fancy-pants gym at your…

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4 Fantasy Football Skills You Can Use in Your Job Search

It’s that time of year again. Football season. Or should I say fantasy football season? Yep, that time of year when friends, coworkers, families, and whoever else…

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How One Theatre Major Ended up in Customer Care

You’ve just spent the past four years immersing yourself in all aspects of theatre—the playwrights, the history, the technical aspects of putting on productions. So when…

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3 Ways to Find People for Informational Interviews

It seemed like fate—I had just read an article describing the rustic, birdhouse-inspired design at Twitter and then I received an email from my graduate school…

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