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Reasons (aside from being unqualified) you aren’t getting job interviews

We apply to so many jobs and don’t always hear back from every employer. If you’re a recent college graduate, your first thought might be that you’re not qualified enough. Sometimes (if you’re a recent college graduate, most often) that is the case. But here’s what I wish I knew back then: There are so many other reasons you aren’t hearing back from jobs you apply for Maybe you already knew this. And there’s a chance that people told me this back when I was first applying  ...

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Adulting, Career

Three Best Planners for Young Professionals

Links with an asterisk are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Now that you’re out of college, your needs for a planner are different. As a young professional, I struggled to find the best planner that had everything I needed. To help you decide which planner will be your perfect match, here are three of the best planners for young professionals and  ...

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Career

How to Set Yourself up for Success at Your New Job

So you’ve decided to quit your job and you’ve found a new job. Or maybe this is your first job. Either way, congratulations! This blog post is about how you can set yourself up for success for the first day at your new job. Before the first day at your new job, set expectations for yourself. This may seem like extra work. But when things get tough at your new role (and they will), you’ll be glad you did. Think back to school. Remember those rubrics you received when a  ...

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