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What I Wish I’d Known Before Beginning the Job Search
By Alyssa Goldman Even before I was handed my college diploma, I was ready to take on the world.  I graduated with a degree in journalism, was an editor at my college newspaper, interned at various publications, and eventually, moved to New York to pursue my lifelong aspiration of writing for... read more »
Baby, It’s Hot Outside – Look Professional While Staying Cool
Guest Post by Kristyn Schiavone This summer has been a scorcher and that’s made getting dressed for work more challenging than ever.  We’re thrilled to bring you a guest post from Kristyn Schiavone, author of Career Chic for Young Professionals: A Simple Style Guide. who offers great advice to keep you loo…... read more »
Find Your Next Gig: Tips for Freelancers & Contractors
Originally posted on LinkedIn June 5, 2012 Are you one of the 44 million Americans who make your living as a solopreneur or independent contractor? Perhaps you’re considering taking the leap, leaving corporate America and striking out on your own (the independent workforce is projected to grow by 40% to 65 million in... read more »
Interview Musts & Busts
By Marjie Terry A good friend, who happens to be one of the smarter people I know, recently told me she goes into an out-of-body, cold-sweat state when she’s interviewing.  She knows it has cost her plenty of jobs, but she feels powerless to change her fate.  People who can really... read more »
Moving Cross Country? How to Lauch a Successful Job Search in a New City
Originally posted as a GOTJ Guest Post for the LinkedIn Blog Finding a job in today’s market is daunting enough, even with friends and family cheering you on. But moving cross-country and looking for a job at the same time — it’s enough to throw any sane person over the... read more »
Informational Interviews: the Complete How-To
Guest Post by Annie Favreau Informational interviews are one of the best, most under-utilized career tools at our disposal. These focused meetings with an expert in a field can give you first hand industry knowledge and help you greatly expand your network. So why don’t more people use them? Informational interviews are…... read more »
Guest Post: Need a Job? An App to Help You Interview
What is Entoview Career Edition, and who should be using it? Entoview Career Edition is an iPhone app that helps prepare you for job interviews. It’s designed for young job seekers and people who work with them. We especially recommend it to college students and career services offices. Students can take... read more »
Turning Down a Job Offer
You would have thought a friend or colleague crazy last year if they had asked for advice on how to turn down a job offer as everyone around you held on to their jobs for dear life. But as the economy slowly recovers, people are once again beginning to embrace... read more »