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The Video Skills I Didn’t Know I Needed

The Video Skills I Didn’t Know I Needed

| January 25, 2014 | 5 Comments

As the digital age has forced publishers to reassess how it does business, the media industry has been enduring a rough transformation over the past decade. For those of us who graduated from universities in that time, it’s come with a mixture of opportunity and apprehension. Traditional storytelling techniques have not been replaced as the […]

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Why Your Parents’ Job-Seeking Advice is Probably Terrible

Why Your Parents’ Job-Seeking Advice is Probably Terrible

| January 24, 2014 | 5 Comments

Your parents mean well, they really do. They give you heartfelt advice about finding (and keeping) a job because they want you to succeed. They want to see you thriving at a job. They really, really want you to move out of their basement! Unfortunately, your parents’ job seeking advice is probably terrible. Here’s why: […]

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6 Classes You Need to Take in College

6 Classes You Need to Take in College

| January 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

Society, as a whole, places a much higher importance on college education than they did in the past.  While some experts blame the recession for the current employment crisis, it could be said that college degrees are partially at fault. How College Hurts Employment Opportunities In the past, simply possessing a college degree put young […]

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Fresh Out of College? 10 Resume Writing Hacks to Land an Interview

Fresh Out of College? 10 Resume Writing Hacks to Land an Interview

| January 21, 2014 | 6 Comments

  According to the recent study, for every job a new graduate applies for, they have to compete with up to 160 other applicants. You don’t need a Masters degree to know that the competition is stiff these days – so how do you stand out from a sea of equally (or even more) qualified […]

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14 Healthy Office Snacks

14 Healthy Office Snacks

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents and teachers often tell us to eat well and get lots of sleep in order to succeed in school. I used to think that it was a whole load of codswallop but upon getting older, I’ve realized how true it really is. To do well at work and to stay focused, we need to […]

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4 Steps To Crushing an Interview

4 Steps To Crushing an Interview

| January 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The job hunt is nothing short of exhausting.  From unanswered emails to unopened resumes, it’s hard not to feel discouraged (and we’re guessing that the lacking paycheck isn’t helping your self-esteem). The clouds may seem to break when you’re invited in for an interview.  The problem is that most people (perhaps unknowingly) are cloaked in […]

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Video: Overcoming the Fear of Being Judged

Video: Overcoming the Fear of Being Judged

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Too many people are missing out on fun, fulfillment and new opportunities for one very BIG reason: fear of being judged. Being afraid of what other people think of you can hold you back and cause you to miss out. In this video I will take the plunge and humiliate myself in the middle of […]

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How to Manage the Fear and Magic of Uncertainty

How to Manage the Fear and Magic of Uncertainty

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

In December 09, almost four years ago, I left my hometown of Sydney, Australia, a six-figure job, a girlfriend and a beautiful apartment to travel the world indefinitely on my own. I didn’t know what I was going to do, where I was going to go or how long I was going for. All I […]

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Defeating Gen Y Bias

Defeating Gen Y Bias

| January 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

As young professionals, we have been tagged with a bias that we must overcome before we can truly be effective, engaged team members. Young professionals lack the experience to be viewed as productive members of a team until they “put in their due.” Like all biases, this can be undeserved, but for the most part […]

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10 Relationship Tips: They Might Come in Handy!

10 Relationship Tips: They Might Come in Handy!

| January 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

In many ways, our generation is more relational than any that’s come before us. I have more than a thousand friends on Facebook, hundreds of followers on Twitter, and Instagram buddies in 43 different states. But as I was recently reminded, interaction through social media hardly prepares us for real-life relationships. The other day I […]

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