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A Guide to Turning Your Hobby into a Career

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Motorcycle Repair

Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace survey found that 70 percent of U.S. workers dislike their jobs. Some simply hate their bosses, while others are forced to do something they dislike simply for a paycheck to cover monthly living expenses. Motivated people who love saving lives and communicating with others go to medical school… read more »

7 Things I Regret Not Doing At My Internship

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You did it. You nailed an internship. Now it’s time to make the most of it. But, don’t put so much time and effort into finding and securing an internship that you don’t consider the nuts and bolts of the internship itself. Then, once it’s over, you could look back and wish you had done… read more »

Mean Girls: Office Edition

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office mean girl

If you’ve fallen prey to a mean girl during your grade school days, the pain that comes along with gossip and pranking is all too familiar. While you may have evaded your high school nemesis, beware, a new mean girl may be waiting for you in a most unlikely place: your office. Unfortunately, being a… read more »

Four Tips on Investing in your Professional Future

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Climbing the career ladder

When you hear the word “investing” you might think about stocks and bonds or how you can transform your Starbucks addiction into a rebate program of sorts by investing in the company. But with all due respect to your fondness for Venti vanilla lattes, there’s another type of investing that’s even more important — the… read more »

1st Time Home Buying Tips for Financially Flustered Millennials

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House For Sale sign

You’ve made several wise investments in your lifetime. Buckling down during high school earned you a diploma. That led to success with higher education studies. And, being a smart cookie helped you land an amazing relationship. The next step? Becoming a homeowner and providing a stable home for your (future!) family. 5 Reminders and Tips… read more »

5 Resourceful Ways to Save Money Living On Your Own

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Piggy Bank - Savings

You’ve just graduated college, moved into your own place and become an adult. While it’s thrilling to get away from the shared dorm shower, living on your own is real-world expensive. The lucky ones may be living with their parents. But, if you’re like me, and are saving every penny to afford your tiny apartment,… read more »

The 4 Pieces You Need When Building a Professional Wardrobe

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Building a Professional Wardrobe after college

Congratulations—you have finished college and are about to become a member of the professional world. Soon, you’ll be able to apply all the knowledge you obtained in school in a tangible (and paying) way. This is also when clothes shopping shifts from looking for outfits that are great for campus life to professional and office-worthy… read more »

7 Things Every Post Grad Needs To Know About Buying A Car  

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First Car

Graduating from college and looking for the perfect job can be an exciting time, but it is also important to ensure that you have the transportation that you need to get to those interviews or that new career. When you are ready to buy your first car, there are a few key essentials that you… read more »

Why you need to define your career aspirations

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Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach by Lisa Quast

By: Lisa Quast, Author of Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach When it comes to finding a job, do you feel like a cork bobbing in a stream, going wherever the current takes you? We’ve all been there at one time or another, but you probably won’t end up where you want if… read more »

Best Writing Resources for Students

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As any other student, you are surely facing difficulties with academic writing. It wouldn’t be that hard to write essays if your professors allowed you to pick your own topics and areas of interest, but unfortunately that’s not the case. Coming up with ideas on boring concepts is not easy, and things are even harder… read more »