Did Your Confidence Plummet Post Graduation? Gain It Back!

Your college graduation has come and gone, and so have your friends. Many of them continuing on to medical school, business school, graduate school, investment banking, or some other “set career path.” You, on the other-hand, have sobered up from commencement highs and are feeling as if your future is a dark abyss. Many new college graduates experience a drop...

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Dashboards, Hashtags, Chats – Oh My! Your Twitter 101 Guide

While Twitter does not garner quite the volume of users of Facebook, there are over 200 million users. Its user volume, along with its ease of use, makes Twitter a helpful tool in building your personal brand and increasing your social media presence. Mackenzie, an account coordinator at Ignite Social Media, shares with us her tops guidelines to get us...

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Give Your Intuition the Power of Conviction

In most of my interviews with 40-something women I focus on what they know now that they wish they knew in their 20s. Next for Women asked me to explore an interesting twist on that perspective: What things are 40-something women working on now that they would encourage young women to work on earlier in their lives/career? An interesting theme...

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Seconds to a great first impression!

A first impression is made in seconds. In fact a series of experiments by Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov reveal that all it takes is a tenth of a second to form an impression of a stranger from their face. Don’t worry, we are here to help! Here are four reminders of how to ensure that first impression...

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Nail It! How to ace that interview.

  With the job market as competitive as it is, it can be a struggle to just book an interview. Most often several people are being interviewed for the same position, so you only have one chance to make the right impression. Listed below are some ways to help ensure that you nail your interview. Before the Interview Do your...

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Have you committed the ultimate work tragedy?

    Last week I cried at work. I consider this the ultimate in work tragedies. And I don’t mean just a tear, but more of a blubbering, and sobbing sort of crying. I had just completed a long-standing project of which, during development, had undergone its fair share of scrutiny and criticism. Feeling victorious, I excitedly shared the great...

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