Ted Rubin on Getting Hired: How To Make The Cut

Ted Rubin, Chief Social Marketing Officer at Collective Bias and the #1 most-followed CMO on Twitter, speaks with NEXT for Women about getting hired and how to make the cut. Ted wants to hire people who are proactive and aggressive, have some social media smarts, react well in an interview, and most importantly, follow up. Find Ted on Twitter at...

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From Pilot To Health Coach: Samantha Bradford On Career Transition

Samantha Bradford is a commercial airline pilot who discovered a second career as a holistic health coach (http://destinationwellness.us) after her own health crisis opened her up to the need to eat well and care for her body. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City and coaches clients when she isn’t flying.

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Born this Way: Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

For as long as psychology has existed, its practitioners have debated the same tiresome question about human nature: is it (are we) defined by intransient internal properties, or by the external experiences that are thrust upon it (us)? The general, if unsatisfying, consensus seems to be that Who We Are is determined by a strange and unfixed calculus that weighs...

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Inside The Mind Of A Confident Job Seeker

You know that friend who’s holding out for the perfect job, that candidate who seems perfectly relaxed in the waiting area, or the roommate who says she nailed her interview? Maybe you’re one of those people, but more likely, you’re wondering how they’re so confident, and how you can be that way, too. Let’s get inside the head of a...

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8 Weeks To Possibility – Week One: Getting Connected

  You know the feeling.  We all do.  It’s the sense that we’re off track from our path, not quite in our groove.  Maybe our career isn’t right, or our friends.  We know we want things to be different, but we might not see how to make that happen. Over the next 8 weeks, we’ll explore several tools and techniques...

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Entrepreneurship 101: One University’s School Wide Commitment to Innovation

While some scientists are being bogged down by research about whether entrepreneurship can be taught, students of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill’s new entrepreneurship program suffer no such psychological hand-wringing. Many of them may consider themselves innately innovative, but their choice of minor is clear indication that these future business owners believe those skills can be honed...

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Rachel Thebault of Tribeca Treats on Taking The Leap To Start Her Own Bakery

Rachel Thebault (http://rachelthebault.com) is the owner and head confectioner at Tribeca Treats (http://www.tribecatreats.com), a specialty bakery in downtown Manhattan, offering a wide variety of chocolates, cookies, cupcakes, and cakes. In this video Rachel talks to NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about taking the leap to start her own business including the 3 steps she took when launching her own bakery.  

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Find the Intersection of Passion And Profit (spreadsheet included!)

You’ve seen the above diagram before, right? And you thought to yourself, “Yes! That makes perfect sense. I’m on the road to career enlightenment! Except… I don’t know what fits inside that magical Venn diagram.” Before you head back to square one, I’ll give you an actual method (yes, there’s even a spreadsheet involved) to get yourself on the road...

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Taking a Risk And Never Giving Up With Author Maria Murnane

Tenacity – Perseverance – Never Giving Up. This is the message that Maria Murnane (http://mariamurnane.com) shares with NEXT for Women (http://www.nextforwomen.com) about her journey to become the best-selling romantic author of Perfect on Paper and It’s a Waverly Life. For Maria, taking the risk to self publish and ‘go it alone’ after being fired by her agent proved to be...

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