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How Students Should Spend Their Summer Productively

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Interns · Young Professionals

Should I Put My Facebook Page On My Resume? Should I Put My Twitter On My Resume?

July 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough This is a question we’ve been getting a lot lately at our professional resume service. I suppose it’s a sign of the times. It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without social networking. Facebook is so much a part of our everyday lives that it’s almost natural that job seekers – […]

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Tags: resume help · Resumes · Young Professionals

Everyone Who Has Had a Job Has Been a First Time Job Seeker

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough For new job seekers, those who are looking for their first job, realize that nearly everyone has been where you are. Everyone who has ever held a job, had to find thatĀ first one. A couple of the pitfalls of finding that first job include wondering what skills you can bring to […]

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Tags: Interns · Job Search · Young Professionals

Grads Without Jobs – Here’s 10 Ideas to Help You

February 13th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough ACTUAL “CASE HISTORY”: Many of our friends, clients and colleagues have recently shared with us stories of recent college and grad school graduates unable to find jobs. Some grads who had job offers in hand have now had those job offers deferred, or even rescinded. It’s not surprising, given the state […]

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Tags: Job Search · Young Professionals

Multiple Job Offers – Choosing Between Them

January 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough This is from an Ask Brian Question. Send in your own Ask Brian Question here. My name is XXXX, and Im 24 years old. Ever since last year i have been applying for different jobs in the field of fashion, I used to work and still do as a Fashion Stylist, […]

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Young Professionals

Ask Brian- What To Do When Asked For Salary History Or Salary Requirements

April 9th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough If you have career or job search question you would like answered on this blog, click here to Ask Brian. Reader Molly asks: I am a college senior looking for an entry-level position in New York and some of the listings ask for salary requirements or salary history. My job experience […]

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Tags: Ask Brian · Interviewing · Resumes · Young Professionals

7 Career Fields That Offer College Loan Forgiveness

March 26th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough One of my pet peeves is how middle class people can never get ahead. You go $60,000 in debt just to get a degree for a career that is supposed to make you self sufficient. Then you spend 20 years pay off that school debt. Then (if you’re lucky) as soon […]

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Tags: Benefits · Finance · Getting Ahead · Young Professionals

College Debt? Delay Any Refi Until July

February 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Interest rates are coming down again. Maybe it’s time to refinance your outstanding college debt? BusinessWeek says wait until July. Why? Interest rates for student loans are going to be reset on July 1. This reset could be as much as 3 percentage points lower (not basis points, percentage points). This […]

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Tags: Finance · Young Professionals

Who’s Joined The Rat Race Now?

January 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Continuing our discussion of younger professionals in the workforce this week, CNN mentions a study outlining the career priorities of recent grads. They claim that young women are more likely to choose their careers over love, while college-aged young men are more likely to put relationships first. When it comes to […]

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Tags: Office Romance · WorkLife · Young Professionals

Obama And Today’s Workplace

January 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Career blogging Godmother Penelope Trunk has an interesting post up about Barack Obama’s Iowa victory and what it tells us about the workplace. A lot of it I agree with: This is a metaphor for the workplace. The young people have, effectively, shifted the balance of power to themselves, and the […]

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Tags: Office Politcs · WorkLife · Young Professionals