Dear recent grads, pick up your life, move to NYC, and don’t look back. Over 3,000 jobs open at over 900 startups in NYC.
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Struggling to Find and Fill Jobs
Unemployment rate rises. Wait, huh? Oh… Recent signs that the economy has slowed, yet again, can be seen in the May 2012 employment data. The MarketWatch Economic Report: U.S. economy creates 69,000 jobs in May , states the, “May 2012, unemployment rate rises to 8.2% from 8.1%,” marking the first increase during the passed 11 months. Prior to May, economists had high...
As someone who majored in elementary education and graduated four years ago I...– Heidi Reads YA: Newsweek: The 13 Most Useful* College Majors (As Determined By Science) (via newsweek)
Oprah Shares Letter To Younger Self At First Job,... →
What will you say to yourself 30 years from now? “Success is a process”
Thank God I Was Rejected
I received a rejection letter from the San Francisco based service networking organization TaskRabbit, and I must say, “Being rejected never felt this good.” Honestly, I’m just happy to have received a response. And, in this case, I attribute the success of hearing back to the creativity of my application submission. Knowing that founder, Leah Busque, often keeps her dog at HQ, I...
Rejected Rejection Letter →
Hilarity Dear Professor Millington, Thank you for your letter of March 16. After careful consideration, I regret to inform you that I am unable to accept your refusal to offer me an assistant professor position in your department. This year I have been particularly fortunate in receiving an unusually large number of rejection letters. With such a varied and promising field of candidates, it...
Recent Grads Know Social Media
To stay competitive and edge out competition in the job market, us recent grads need to use whatever strengths we can to stand out among the masses. For instance, we can use social media like it’s nobody’s business (pun intended. #sueme if you don’t like it). Who knew those thousands of hours procrastinating would actually pay off? Increasing numbers of companies are using...
Job Search - Just the Beginning
This blog is devoted to recording my current job search experiences in hopes of helping other recent grads (and future recent grads) land interviews and full time positions. In the process, I’m also hoping to highlight some cool companies. I may not be an expert in finding jobs, but I am very experienced in failing in hilarious ways. Please feel free to learn from my mistakes. I graduated...