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  • 5 Easy Ways to Start Networking in College

    5 Easy Ways to Start Networking in College

    As a college student, you’ve got classes to attend and extracurricular activities to dominate, parties to get dressed up for and Instagram (or whatever you’re using these days) to update. When it comes to networking, you don’t even know where to start - but building your network as a student isn’t the insurmountable task it may seem....Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways to Get Experience Without an Internship

    5 Ways to Get Experience Without an Internship

    No internship? No problem! While internships are a fantastic way to get real-world career experience and make lasting connections with professionals in the industry, it’s not the only way to acquire the skills and experience necessary for a future job or internship. Find out some other ways here....Continue Reading

  • How to Make the Most of Your Student Leadership Position

    How to Make the Most of Your Student Leadership Position

    Are you involved on campus? Whether you are thinking about running for a position in a student organization or already have one, it’s important to realize that the experience is going to be what you make of it. With these tips, you'll be ready to make the most out of your student leadership position....Continue Reading

  • How To Slay the Job Hunt: A Grad Workshop

    How To Slay the Job Hunt: A Grad Workshop

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  • A CEO Shares Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

    A CEO Shares Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

    H2O+ Beauty is a skincare company that focuses on using one of the earth’s most abundant resource and continuing to use innovative formulas that leverage the company as an industry leader. Something you’re often told as young professional is to find a mentor. And that’s pretty much it—there are never really directions on how to get...Continue Reading

  • Five Tips for Career Changers

    Five Tips for Career Changers

    In this blog post, we have Marie Casabonne, an Alumni Community Manager + Video Content Producer of Dev Bootcamp, here to share some wisdom on what you should know if you’re thinking about changing careers. Changing Careers can be an overwhelming and exciting process to start, so here are a few things to keep in mind. My name...Continue Reading

  • Actionable Leadership Tips Anyone Can Implement

    Actionable Leadership Tips Anyone Can Implement

    Dale Carnegie is one of the most recognized figures on public speaking, career development, and leadership. I took the Dale Carnegie Training Public Speaking course earlier this year and found it to be an incredibly valuable learning opportunity. These are some of the key things I learned that you can use to effectively communicate your...Continue Reading

  • Interesting Interview Questions from 5 Fab Recruiters

    Interesting Interview Questions from 5 Fab Recruiters

    Interview questions are a recruiter’s choice of tool to weed out the paper prospects from the physical stand-outs and they run the gambit from weird to blunt. Some questions border on the abstract: how much heavier is a mouse than an elephant? How much do you charge to wash every window in Seattle? Some are...Continue Reading

  • Be the Closer: How to Start & End Conversations at Networking Events

    Be the Closer: How to Start & End Conversations at Networking Events

    This post is brought to you by MOO.com, the best place to build your personal brand through business cards, thank you cards, and more! Starting and ending conversations at networking is without a doubt where most of that unavoidable networking awkwardness occurs. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There’s nothing wrong in going into...Continue Reading

  • Out in the Workplace: “The right time will come and it will be okay.”

    Out in the Workplace: “The right time will come and it will be okay.”

    The FindSpark community celebrates diversity, inclusion, and of course, a hustler's mindset. As a way to celebrate Pride month, we’re excited to share insight from our community members who identify as LGBTQ about being out in the workplace....Continue Reading

  • 3 Ways To Be More Social at Work & Why It Pays Off

    3 Ways To Be More Social at Work & Why It Pays Off

    Let’s face it, being more social puts you on top of the social chain. You are the Facebook Elite, the Twitter Master, and the Instagram Legend. Though in human form, if you are not a social butterfly, an archaic charmer, or a gregarious innovator, you may be hurting your career. Research shows that when your...Continue Reading

  • Shine Online: How to Improve Your Online Presence

    Shine Online: How to Improve Your Online Presence

    Have you updated your online profiles recently? Not sure how to add the finishing touches to your website? Join us for Online Presence Feedback Fest on Thursday, February 16 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm in the Wix Lounge. You’ll offer input and get feedback from pros at companies like Bustle, VaynerMedia, NBCUniversal, R/GA, Verizon, and more! Learn more...Continue Reading

  • Know Your Worth: 5 Tips on Salary Negotiation

    Know Your Worth: 5 Tips on Salary Negotiation

    When I was offered my first salaried position, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I didn’t know I could negotiate my salary. I didn’t know I could question why I only got a twelve days of paid time off that year. I didn’t even know what a benefits package was. Photo...Continue Reading

  • Inspiration for Your Online Presence: 17 Awesome Recruiter LinkedIn Profiles

    Inspiration for Your Online Presence: 17 Awesome Recruiter LinkedIn Profiles

    Are you a recruiter interested in connecting with diverse intern, entry-level, and mid-level talent? Join our community for free: findspark.com/employers Note: the article was originally published in 2016 and updated over time. Please check LinkedIn directly for the current profiles of people included in our article. Your first professional point of contact online is your LinkedIn...Continue Reading

  • 60+ Epic & Creative Grad Hats featuring Drake, Spongebob, Game of Thrones and More

    60+ Epic & Creative Grad Hats featuring Drake, Spongebob, Game of Thrones and More

    Want to meet top companies, new mentors, and other awesome, talented young pros like you?Join us for Hustle Summit, the most epic networking event you’ll ever attend. Learn more & save the date at hustlesummit.co Another school year has come to an end and for some of us, an entire chapter has come to a close. Here...Continue Reading

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