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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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How to Leave a Lasting Impression

Whether you are preparing to transition your internship into a full time job, interning full-time after college, or preparing to enter a new fall internship, it's important to always remember some basic ways to leave your internship like a boss.

I am featured in this U.S. News article discussing 10 tips for leaving a lasting impression. While this article is primarily geared towards leaving your internship on a high note, they are qualities that you should maintain as you move throughout your career as well.

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7 Things That Will Help You Get a Raise

Are you still in your first or second job and thinking it is time for a raise?

These are a few things that your boss will look for in the process.

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How Waking Up Early Has Changed My Work Life

In my new book, Welcome to the Real World, I talk about the importance of waking up early and how I’ve changed my habits — and now feel so much more accomplished by doing so. If you are an entrepreneur, I highly suggest waking up a bit earlier than you are used to.

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7 Things You Need To Know Before Becoming An Assistant

This is a guest blog post written by Intern Queen Alumni Ambassador Allison Goldstein.

Congratulations, graduate, and welcome to the real world!

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How to Shine at Your First Job

When I landed my first job out of college, I had 15 internships under my belt and was sure that I was 100% prepared.

However, I struggled through that first job, getting behind on emails and forgetting important tasks.

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Making a Good Impression in Your First Job

I recently spoke with Forbes to discuss my new book, Welcome to the Real World.

When I graduated from college, I landed my first job as the assistant to a Hollywood agent; I was in for a rude awakening, and did not feel that my prior experiences fully prepared me for what entering the "real world" would be like.

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You Get A New Job Offer…Now What?

Earlier today, I had a reader email me about a tricky situation she’s in at work.

She currently has a job that she’s happy with but she’s yet to hit the one-year mark at work. She recently ran into an old boss of hers and he mentioned a position at his company being open. This COULD be her dream job. He wants to take her to dinner to discuss. What should she do?

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6 Things You Need Before Starting Your Own Business

Our site manager, Rachel, told me that she’d be interested in hearing the things that I think people need to know before starting a business.

Here is what I came up with on the fly.

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I Am My Own Boss. How I Manage Myself.

Our site coordinator, Rachel, sent me a note suggesting I write about the ways that I manage myself – as a CEO and entrepreneur.

She said, “You are your own boss. How do you manage yourself?” I thought it was a great question. Here are the ways that I manage myself and make sure I get things done.

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