I Need A Change But I Can’t Seem To Figure Out What I’m Made To Do Or Will Be Happy With On a Daily Basis. Help!

Dear Jules, I’ve moved around for the last 6 years. I have a marketing degree, but I dread the thought of another administrative position or sales assistant position. I’m not experienced with up to date online marketing and feeling behind and competing with new graduates even though I have a over 10 years working experience. I need a change but...

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Be Peanut Butter

I have a dog named Edgar whose whole raison d’etre is to kick cat ass. Unfortunately, I also have two cats.  Peanut Butter and Mozart. Peanut Butter is a cat-hater’s cat. He’s got all the swagger of a cowboy, and the cool detachment of a pouty model.  Tail up, shoulders back, when he saunters into the kitchen, he owns the joint....

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Stand Tall! How Being Proud Can Help Your Job Hunt

“So, what do you do for a living?” When you’re hunting for a new job, this question can be seriously depressing. You might suddenly start mumbling about how you’re “in between jobs” or “it’s really tough out there…” Stop! Stand tall. Seize the moment. This is a perfect opportunity to briefly tell someone what you want to do and subtly seek out his...

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The Employed Girl’s Guide to The Job Search

 My interviewer didn’t call when he was supposed to. I am a journalism major at the University of North Carolina with magazine aspirations. Experience is my only potential safeguard against postgraduate poverty, and so for every season there is an internship. In my quest to fill summer, I lined up a phone interview with an Important New York editor at...

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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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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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Is Your Perfume Causing A Stink In The Office?

Ok, so we all know that one should refrain from wearing perfume to a job interview for personal olfactory reasons (maybe the interviewer doesn’t like the scent or it reminds them of an unpleasant experience).  But this also goes a step further into the workplace AFTER you land that perfect job! Did you know that ‘strong scents’ are grounds for...

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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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