What I Wish I Knew When I Graduated: Your Day Will Never Be the Same

When you graduate college, you think about all of the big changes ahead of you – moving to a new place, starting a job for the first time, and leaving behind almost everyone and everything that comprised your life for the last four years. It is a major change, perhaps

6 Steps for Finding a Mentor

Ah, the mentor. The one thing everyone tells you is so necessary for your career - and yet, no one can tell you how to get one. How are you supposed to get someone to agree to guide you through life? It can be done with these tips!

4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Mentor

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During the course of your job hunt,

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

How to Research a Company Before an Interview

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: never go into a job interview without doing your research first. But what exactly is it that you need to know, and where should you look to find it? Here are my favorite tips for doing pre-interview research.
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The Best and Most Easily Overlooked Way to Find a Mentor

The elusive mentor. How does one find that extraordinary boss-figure professional crush-type person who will divulge all of the secrets of the career gods so that you can translate your mediocre entry-level job into the ultimate-sexy six-figure, artistically fulfilling job of your dreams?

Informational Interview 101: Where to Begin and How to Shine

An informational can be a great way to network, but how exactly do you make one happen? Here we answer some of the most common questions about informational interviews.