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So what do you want to do after college? Here are tips to help jump start your career.

Travel For A Living – Choose These Majors

That Liberal Arts degree can come in handy.

5 Things Employers Care About More Than Grades

In college, we're normally stressing about doing well on exams and getting the highest GPA possible. But, what if you knew that your grades were not the deciding factor in a job interview? It's...
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Clueless About Your Future? Take a Career Test!

So many of us are, quite honestly, clueless about careers. Post-grad plans commonly loom large unless one is on a "pre-" track (pre-business, pre-med). For those of us pursuing less straightforward studies, it can be...
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How to Begin Choosing the Right Job After College

As a freshman, the real world seems so far away, but suddenly you arrive at your senior year and you have no idea what you want to do with the rest of your life....
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4 Tips For Landing Your Dream Job This Summer

Listen, we're all plenty talented and smart. We know what we're doing (most of the time) yet we continue to put applications out there and get no responses from employers. So what are we...
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Blowing Your First Job Interview, As Told By ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs

It's that time of year again. If you're not graduating and looking for your first full-time job, you're on the tumultuous search for a summer internship or part time job. One of the most...
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An Open Letter to College Students Applying to Internships

Dear College Students and Prospective Intern Applicants, I just want to start this letter off by saying that I'm rooting for you guys. I really am. That said, you might not like what I'm about...
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4 Tips For Writing The Perfect Cover Letter

Applying for jobs is scary.  Whether you just want a casual job at the mall or are trying to score your first real person job, the fear of rejection is real, and it is...

5 Steps to Following Your Dream

Hey interwebz, I'm going to tell you a story about one of the biggest struggles that I've faced thus far. A dream, like passion and true love, is hard to find. We seem to have...
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How to Survive Losing Your First Job

I’m sure you’ve done harder drugs than me, but getting an entry-level job in my field soon after graduating was pretty intoxicating. I felt superhuman. I was one of the few to land a...
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Should You Quit Your Part-Time Job? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

As college students, school should always come first. Part of the college experience is (unfortunately) being broke and going out and getting a part time job. The ideal job would pay tons of money...
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3 Reasons Why Job Searching Sucks

Searching for anything sucks. Just ask Magellan who died before he even got to complete his voyage. At least searching for treasure usually involves a map. Searching for a job, however, is an odyssey...
Awkward Moments When You're Unemployed

Video: 10 Awkward Moments When You’re Unemployed

When you graduate college, generally speaking, you experience one of two realities: A) you secure a job before you graduate and go right into the work force after you get your diploma, or more...

How To Survive Recruiting Season

Disclaimer: my keyboard spontaneously turned French halfway through this post, so you will notice a lack of contractions (which are now è) and question marks (É). #canadianproblems It's recruiting season at my school, and that...
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All I Want For Christmas Is… A Job: 6 Career Prep Tips for Winter...

Well you've just about survived the Fall semester, congratulations.  You are now free to participate in holiday festivities and Christmas shop until you drop.  As awesome as the holiday season is, all of the...

Why Homework is Like Your First Job

Homework? What's homework? I recognize that some of us haven't done homework in ages (unless it has something to do with our marks). Any kind of "extra" or "interesting" finds that our profs send...

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