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LinkedIn Best Practices: 22 Tips To Start Your Career Right

LinkedIn is the place you need to be if you already aren’t on there. While superfluous social media sites like Facebook, SnapChat, and Twitter may have functions for selfie and TMI posting, LinkedIn has an actual purpose, and it’s one that could set you on the path to a profitable career as well as valuable […]
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Job Search Tips: Top 7 For 2018

Job search tips are like pizza. You can never have too much. Especially in the face of a changing marketplace where we are not even sure jobs will exist in about 50 years. (Oh, we know they will, but the landscape will look pretty different.) In the meantime, a persona has to eat, and the […]
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17 New Year Resolutions For Students In 2018

New Year Resolutions time, everyone! Every year around this time, the mind begins to consider all the things that are going right and wrong, and all the ways life could be made better. Students especially can take this time to reevaluate and hit the hard reboot. In that spirit, we have put together a list […]
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Winter Break Preparations: 10 Moves To Make Now

Winter break is a gift to each and every student who has worked hard (and maybe those who haven’t). It gives one a chance to recharge batteries and enjoy themselves before embarking on the challenges of the rest of the school year. But in order to make the most of your break, you really need […]
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The 21st Century Workplace: 7 Truths You Need To Know

The 21st Century workplace differs quite a bit from what your parents and grandparents grew up with. At one point, you got a job, showed up for a set amount of time, then returned home. (Rinse/repeat until payday.) In those days you could depend on a job once you had it. Now, not so much. […]
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Your Quarter Life Crisis: Tips For Overcoming It

Quarter life crisis sufferers are not alone. New research from LinkedIn and posted in full at this link found that “75 percent of 25-to-33-year-olds have experienced a quarter life crisis, defined as ‘a period of insecurity and doubt that many people in their mid-20s to early 30s go through surrounding their career, relationships, and finances.’” […]
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23 Bad Career Advice Tips

Bad career advice isn’t something you have to look too far to find. Everyone’s experience in the workforce is different, but they all think their lessons are the right lessons. It’s not that they’re being malicious. A lot of times they really feel as if they’re helping you out. By “they,” I’m meaning parents, siblings, […]
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16 Ways to Save Money in Your 20s

To save money in your 20s may seem like a pipe dream. After all, don’t you have to make it to save it? With a stubborn job market, is it really even worth your while? The short answer: yes. However, it requires a mindset that you will need to start trying to master now. Hopefully, […]
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18 Job Search Skills No One Tells You

The job search can be exciting, scary, and frustrating at once. While it is tinged with possibility, you also find yourself worrying before you send out resumes, query letters, and email back-and-forth correspondences. You scrutinize every piece of communication that you put out into the world with the fear you are being judged to the […]
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12 Tips For Smarter Salary Negotiations

Salary negotiations can be the most challenging part of dealing with the job market, especially when you lack experience. As you go throughout college forging your future career, be mindful of what goes into the process. It’s never too early to start thinking about strategy, even before your skills are etched in stone (or written […]
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