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Outrageous Things People Do For Work

Last Saturday I spoke to the most intelligent audience I’ve ever had: Harvardwood screenwriters. The group’s members are a Harvard meets Hollywood mash-up. You know, Conan O’Brien, Natalie Portman and 80% of the people who write Thursday night sitcoms on NBC.  At least, those are the icons of achievement for this audience.

Smaller odds?

You’d …

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Recent College Graduates Listen Up | Build Your Personal Brand

While doing my weekend reading I came across a few articles from different perspectives on the unemployment rate, job creation, and what new college graduates should do in such a tough job market. The tone was overwhelmingly negative and really didn’t leave you feeling too optimistic about the outlook for the future. Seems like the …

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Book Giveaway: They Don’t Teach Corporate in College

My good friend and fellow career expert and spokeswoman, Alexandra Levit, has released a revised edition to her book, They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, which is a mandatory book for any college student who has fears of graduating and stepping into a real “business” world environment.  Most students that enter the workforce are unprepared …

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Personal Branding Interview: Jaye Fenderson

Today, I spoke with Jaye Fenderson, who is a college advice columnist for Seventeen.com and the author of Seventeen’s Guide To Getting Into College. We’ve spoken a lot about the economy and it’s impact on employment, as well as tips that regular job seekers can use to get ahead in these tough times.  In this …