Career, Living NYC

Advice ‘Save For Retirement’

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Young professionals have a multitude of things to worry about — paying rent, paying for cable, paying for food and trying to find ways to have at least a little semblance of life But what most young professionals forget about is the life after their career is over. Yes, one day the pain of working […]

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NPR Article Gives Advice for New Quarter-Lifers

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A fresh batch of quarter lifers are joining the ranks of the American workforce as graduation season kicks off. A big congratulation is due to the class of 2011 and the hard work and long hours put in so they could graduate. But the road ahead is long but manageable. But unlike the quarter lifers […]

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College Graduates Struggle to Find Jobs

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When I graduated from college in 2008 with a degree in Communication and Media Studies, I was lucky enough to already have a job at a major TV network. Many of my friends and classmates weren’t as lucky, and when I was laid off a year later – I felt their pain. For eight months […]

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Living the Dream: A 25-year-old’s Journey to Success

Comments Off on Living the Dream: A 25-year-old’s Journey to Success 14 May 2011

Megan Lawson’s journalism career started in the second grade. With an early hunger to report news, the young girl in a small town in Arkansas created and ran her very own neighborhood newspaper. “I’d go around to the neighbors and ask them things about what they were doing and stuff and then I’d go home, […]

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From Finance Career Track to Student of Psychology

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As a 22-year-old recent college grad, James Lomax was on the career ladder to a bright career in finance.  After an internship at a pension benefits firm during college at Pace University—where he majored in economics and finance—Lomax soon secured a job as a supply analyst for a major airline.  

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New Tech Aids Young Job Seekers

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As job hunters, we often find that sending out a slew of one-page resumes and carefully tailored cover letters frequently leaves us with little to show for it. But as technology shifts, job hunters are finding new ways to get dream jobs. We’ve all used these fancy new tools: LinkedIn, Career Builder, Monster. But how […]

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