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  • How I Became an NBC Page – Part 2

    How I Became an NBC Page – Part 2

    When I received an email from one of the Page Program managers expressing interest in my application, I was ecstatic. I sort of felt like there was a very small light at the end of a long, dark tunnel. I graduated Hofstra University in 2009 and the economy was TERRIBLE for recent grads looking for jobs....Continue Reading

  • 8 Ways to be the Worst Mentee Ever

    8 Ways to be the Worst Mentee Ever

    According to every single human who has ever helped someone in need of career development, it is imperative that when working with a mentor who has offered to give you a needed boost, you be as big a jerk as possible. Here are a few ways you can ensure that you’re maximizing your awfulness. 1. Do the...Continue Reading

  • No Job Yet? Here’s What You Might Be Doing Wrong

    No Job Yet? Here’s What You Might Be Doing Wrong

    So you graduated in May, and you haven’t landed your first out-of-college job yet. You’re not alone – according to the Economic Policy Institute, about 14.5% of recent college graduates are unemployed. But what have those few who’ve landed gigs right away been doing right? Here are five ways to get from not-so-funemployed to your dream job....Continue Reading

  • What to Do When Asked for Your Salary Range

    What to Do When Asked for Your Salary Range

    How should you answer the question, “What’s your salary range?” It’s always best not to give them a number. They’ll try to low ball you. But if this is your first “real” job out of college and you only have a few related internships under your belt, there’s not much you can negotiate. One way to find...Continue Reading

  • How to Find the Confidence to Go From Intern to Full-Time

    How to Find the Confidence to Go From Intern to Full-Time

    So you landed that internship, huh? Awesome! Day 1 just finished and you now realize that super fetch outfit you wore isn’t going to be the only thing that gets you a full-time offer at the end of your internship. Yikes. Here are five tips to help you find the confidence to go from intern...Continue Reading

  • One of the Biggest Pieces of Advice from a Recruiter

    One of the Biggest Pieces of Advice from a Recruiter

    We are always stressing why it's so important to customize your cover letter, and hope that the members of our community apply to opportunities with our advice in mind....Continue Reading

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