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Career Advice From Lauren Berger.


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11 Steps to Take After You Get Fired

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You got fired. You got let go. Or maybe you quit.

Now what? You still have a few days to wrap up at the company.

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7 Tips for Going Into The Same Workplace as a Sibling

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Last week, a few students told me they are interning or working at the same companies as their older siblings.

One student asked what advice I had for her to stand out when working in this type of situation. Here are some thoughts to keep in mind when going into a workplace with a sibling:

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Your Job is to Get a Job

Your Job Is To Get A Job

As a jobseeker, your job is to find a job; treat your time like that.

Every day, if your job was to find a job, you'd be spending almost 8 hours each day working the job search.

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How to Make LinkedIn Work for You

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If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last couple years, you know by now that Linkedin is recommended as a critical piece of job search and career management strategy. BTW If you’re on Linkedin but not sure why or how it’s beneficial, you might want to check out my blog post Why Linkedin is More Important Than Your Resume .

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How To Write Belated Thank You Notes

Posted on January 9, 2018
How To Write Belated Thank You Notes

You probably know that I’m all about the hand-written thank you note

But what happens when you received a gift a few weeks/months back and you still haven’t written the thank you note?

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When to Decline the Job Offer

In a tough economy and as a recent graduate, you may be tempted to accept the first job offer you get — even if you sense it may be a bad fit.

Although you may feel excited and lucky that you were offered a position, there are times when it is better to say no.

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Packing List for Your First Business Trip

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Our campus programs manager is leaving for her first business trip on Monday and she is so excited!

Since this is her first job after college, she’s never really traveled for work before – especially not for 8 days! I helped her put together a packing list.

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Surviving Your First Performance Evaluation

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Graduating leads to many firsts-- first interviews, first jobs, first days and first performance evaluations.

It is typical for employers to review their employees at least once a year, if not every six months or quarter.

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How to Ace the Skype Interview

Posted on December 21, 2017

With today being such a digital age, it isn't uncommon to come across digital interviewing tactics — mainly the Skype interview.

Job seekers today are researching their dream jobs in the digital space, and they are utilizing software such as Skype to interview for these dream positions.

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Lesson: Your Signature Shouldn’t Always Include Your Last Name

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I'm always learning lessons the hard way.

Usually, I mess up - and that's how I learn. Ugh. Hopefully, this will help when writing internal thank you notes at work.

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