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Work and life balance

What a tricky thing this is to balance. On one side, I want to bust my butt to advance my career and make a decent living. On the other side, I want to be with my family, take vacations, golf, and enjoy life. What makes it tricky is so much good could come from focusing all my energy to one side. Focusing on my career alone could...

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Cartoon recruiter asking about current pay

First, I must clarify that this was an outlier experience for me. The significant majority of my experiences with recruiters have been good. Also, recruiting is not easy work, so I can sympathize. That said, this outlier experience was truly the worst...

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A bird on a man's hand

When I graduated college, I couldn't wait to get out there and start my career. I mean, I was excited. I just knew I'd find a great company, apply for a great job, nail my interview, receive a great offer, and fulfill all of my career goals in no time. To be fair, the dream mostly became a reality...

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Job interview with three men sitting in a board room

In today’s world of maintaining a personal brand, carefully crafting an online presence and Instagram posts, and making sure you stay LinkedIn with every single person you meet at a networking event, it can be easy to lose track of landing a job with the most important tool of all: a well-written resume...

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The Official Career Roadmap to Success

Before graduation day, the world is full of promise. You envision receiving your diploma and then stepping right into your dream job—one that pays you a lot to do what you love for a company you admire. However, many new grads are finding it harder than ever to make this dream a reality...

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Job interview

The job market is ripe with opportunity. In fact, this year’s college grads entered the strongest market conditions we’ve seen in nearly a decade. Whether you’re looking for the safety net of a major corporation or the unpredictability of a tech startup, finding open positions shouldn’t be an issue. But there’s still that whole interview thing...

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Uber and Lyft the Ultimate Flexible Part Time Job

I probably don't represent the national average or anything, but I haven't ridden in a cab for at least two years. Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft have made getting around my hometown more convenient and more affordable. But here's the thing, Uber and Lyft aren’t just a convenient way to get around and save money; they’re a convenient way to make money.

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How to Ask for a Job

A handful of years ago, I was working for a very small agency here in the Seattle area. It was a good job, but I had a much larger company in my sights. Their focus, their culture, their pay...everything appealed to me.

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