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6 Job Hunting Tips for New Grads | On Careers

With college debts at all-time highs and education loan payments about to start coming due, graduation season can be filled not only with a justifiable sense of accomplishment and high hopes but with a clear angst about how to get your first job and begin a meaningful career. ...




What Professionals Really Think Of Your Social Media Profiles

You might be the master of your own social media brand, but what do hiring professionals have to say about your digital personality? The experts weigh in.
When it comes to social media, there is no shortage of great tools that can help you show off your personality to your devoted fans, followers and even potential future employers. ...




7 Mindsets That Undercut Your Mental Strength And Resilience

Your thinking can be productive or counterproductive


 
Last week, a medical student approached me after a workshop and asked, “Do you know anything about the imposter syndrome?” A lawyer I collaborate with attributes her rise from a rural small town to an Ivy League law school and beyond to luck. ...




5 Reasons You Should Celebrate YOUR Courage and Confidence as a Woman

March is Women’s History Month and it isn’t surprising that all month long, you (hopefully) have been celebrating the woman you are and your courage and confidence to create a world that’s worth living in.
 
Now before you start thinking that those are lofty words but really, you’re **just** a mom or **just** a wife, let me share with you 5 rock solid reasons you should be celebrating your courage and confidence as a woman, not only in March but all through the year:
 
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15 Questions You Should Always Ask at the End of a Job Interview

There are two important moments that occur in every job interview — the first impression, and the last. The first impression is about instantly portraying a positive image of yourself to the interviewer. You want to be confident, personable, and eager to talk. ...




The best career advice I ever got came from my mom, who made me quit my first job at age 22

Growing up, my family taught me, Never quit. We even had a motto, "quitters are losers," which, when I was little, was mostly applied to things like sports or board games. No matter how badly I was losing to my brothers in a pickup basketball game or Monopoly, quitting wasn't an option. ...




Uber's Bozoma Saint John shares the No. 1 lesson she learned from Arianna Huffington

As the first-ever chief brand officer for Uber, Bozoma Saint John credits much of her success to the powerful influence of mentors.
On a recent podcast with author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss, the Ghana native says that "mentors are like friendships" and explains that not all mentorships are long-term relationships. ...




How to Really Refresh Your Career in 2018

Year after year, resolutions lists are chock-full of career goals, but what prevents those professional aspirations from being fulfilled? While intrinsic motivation plays a major role in career advancement, a solid plan is just as important. Whether you’re seeking a promotion at your current company or desire an entirely new role, there are several key tactics that will help make 2018 a year of job transformation. ...




Why Workaholics Don’t Produce Better Work

Straightforward answer: you don’t find it. You create it.
 
This whole work-life balance question is such a hot topic everywhere. And more than figuring out the answer, the most important question is why we are making such a big deal of it in the first place. ...




Yes, You Can Do More Than One Thing At A Time Successfully

Growing up was a little hectic in my family’s household during the 1970s and ’80s, but something I learned was that you can do more than one thing at a time and be good at all of them if you just apply yourself.

 

Here’s my example – and if I learned from it, so can you:

 

My father, the ultimate salesman, could sell anything to anyone and when he entered a room he knew no strangers. ...