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cassandrag
By the end of my freshman year in college, I pretty much knew my 5-year plan. I would graduate, complete my school’s 4+1 master’s program, give back to my community, and work at the hospital where I’ve interned since high school.   Now that I’m in my junior year, I’m ready to switch my plan up—to avoid falling into the post-college career path… (Show more)
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amandaabella
Relocating for a job is not uncommon. My roommate ended up in Miami because of it. My brother just moved an hour away for a job. And I’ve had friends move due to their spouse’s jobs requiring relocation.   To make matters more interesting, much of the economic recovery of the last 7 years has been centralized in cities, particularly coastal… (Show more)
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josef
“Hey, Jose, how are you? Everything good? Listen, I’m reaching out because I have an amazing entrepreneurship opportunity that I want you to be part off.”   Have you ever had a friend start a conversation like that? Maybe over the phone or on Facebook? These “opportunities” are usually multi-level marketing business—and they’re far from… (Show more)
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amandaabella
Just because I’m considered a career and finance expert for millennials doesn’t mean I haven’t made any mistakes. In fact, it’s because of my mistakes that I can speak from a place of knowledge. Without them, I really wouldn’t know what to write about half the time.   Additionally, experts are also human. We may be in a position where we’re… (Show more)
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michaelrestiano
I’ve been at my current job at Facebook for about a year. After somebody has been with the company for 9 months, they typically start participating in the interview process for their respective team.   For the last 3 months, I’ve been speaking to candidates from across the world, trying to determine if they’d be a good fit for our content… (Show more)
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amandaabella
A few weeks ago, the internet blew up with stories about instituting a universal basic income. In short, this means the government would ensure that everyone gets a minimum income—regardless of age, wealth, job status, location, etc. In other words, everyone gets a check even if they don’t have a job.   Those who are for it (like Mark… (Show more)
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amandaabella
In the last few years, we’ve seen a major job-hopping trend in the market. People just aren’t sticking around at the same job for very long anymore. The interesting part is the why behind it.   According to a report in the Harvard Business Review, 25% of professionals have their eye on a promotion. The problem? Research also shows that the… (Show more)
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dianemelville
The competition to find a job after college is rough. In 2012, The Washington Post reported that 53% of recent college graduates were unemployed or underemployed. That kind of statistic could turn your senior year of college into a real downer if you’re unprepared. If you are prepared, however, there are strategies to give you a better shot at… (Show more)
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amandaabella
When speaking with my business-coaching clients, I see one thing that trips up these potential entrepreneurs all the time: putting their money where their mouths are.   They are fired up about their ideas, and they’re ready to invest all the time and effort it takes to make it happen. But as soon as you tell them how much money they’ll need to… (Show more)
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amandaabella
I saw a piece on Investopedia recently about why people should invest as much as they can early on. And while that’s usually due to the power of compound interest, this article didn’t talk about investing just money. One of its main points was how you need to invest in your career as well.   Admittedly, it can be hard to invest in your career in… (Show more)
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