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In today’s economy, there’s a lot pressure on colleges and their career centers to help improve students’ chances of landing internships and job opportunities. According to a piece in The Atlantic from 2012, more than 50 percent of recent grads…

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Lauren Berger’s book, Welcome to the Real World, provides tips to help workplace novices figure out everything they’ll need to know to succeed at their first jobs. Lauren, also known as the “Intern Queen,” was gracious enough to share some thoughts…

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In case you hadn’t noticed, the freelance economy is taking off: more and more people are working for themselves as consultants, selling products or services and creating businesses on the side, even while working a full-time job.

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Everyone knows that referrals are the best way to land interviews, but are you taking advantage of the plethora of networking opportunities you likely encounter every day?

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Flexible work is all the rage lately, with employers allowing, or even encouraging workers to telecommute, shift hours, split shifts or share jobs. How can you make sure to keep your career on track when you work from home?

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We spend most of our waking hours on the job, so it’s natural that we’ll catch each other engaging in some unfortunate habits. The problem with bad habits is, sometimes, people don’t know how much they are grossing out their…

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It’s April Fool’s Day, otherwise known as “don’t believe anything your friends post on Facebook” day! Are you a big prankster? Think twice before pulling a fast one on your boss and then posting it to every social media channel…

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“We all make mistakes.” You no doubt heard that mantra many times growing up to assuage your feelings about messing something up. However, it isn’t a phrase often heard at work. Just because no one volunteers to soothe your ego after…

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When it comes to work, there’s nothing much more important than your credibility and reputation. It’s up to you to maintain and uphold them, or risk losing potential opportunities down the road. So, what should you do when a friend…

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Need some incentive to try out LinkedIn’s new publishing platform? If you publish on LinkedIn, you may gain visibility with a new audience. I wrote about the reasons to try writing on LinkedIn’s platform already, but today, I’ll share my…

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