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Posted April 29, 2014 by

Ladies, Want to Dress to Impress on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? 4 Tips to be Fashionable Yet Professional at Work

For women with recent graduate jobs who want to dress to impress, there are four tips in the following post to help them be fashionable, yet professional at work.

Guest Post by Amy Kline Any and every female go-getter is faced with the challenge of being both assertive and respected; a leader and a team player. Unfortunately, it often is the case that we are judged by our dress first and foremost, rather than our capabilities. Appearance is a part of

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Posted March 17, 2014 by

How to Dress as a Working Woman on Your Entry Level Job

If you’re a woman on an entry level job who could use some tips on how to dress, the following post has some for you in an infographic, as well as those preparing for a job interview.

Being successful in your career takes a number of different factors. Women have to work hard, be smarter, and strive to prove that they are qualified for whatever jobs they are undertaking. One of the biggest mistakes that women make in the workforce is in the image they present. Women not only have to have

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Posted February 11, 2014 by

Does a Student Need to Become an Internship Finder While in High School?

A high school student waiting to focus on his or her career in college may need to think again.  The following post suggests why a student should become an internship finder in high school.

College was once a time of self-exploration, intellectual curiosity and good times. Now, as we all know, it’s more about resume- polishing and internship collecting. And it seems this flurry of career prep is spreading to high schools. The Rat Race comes to high school That’s according to a new survey. from Millennial Branding

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Posted February 05, 2014 by

Why You Should Celebrate Your Mom Going Back to School

Smiling mother with school belongings carrying her daughter

Smiling mother with school belongings carrying her daughter. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If your mother wants to go back to school, she is part of a nationwide trend. Many mothers are returning to the classroom after their children are grown. The National Center for Education Statistics found that women over the age of 40 make up nearly 11 percent of the undergraduate student body at colleges and universities throughout the United States. (more…)

Posted December 30, 2013 by

Interviewing with an Experienced Recruiter? How to Win the Entry Level Job

If you’re about to interview for an entry level job with an experienced recruiter, make sure you are prepared by using the tips in the following post.

That elusive job or internship is almost yours. You just nailed the phone interview. You have an in-person interview scheduled for next week. Your confidence is sky high. You’re going to get hired. Not so fast. This time, the interview is a veteran; a baby boomer…

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

How to Respond to the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question When Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs

If you don’t like talking about yourself, then the “tell me about yourself” question during an interview might stump you.  So, for anyone who is asked this question when interviewing for recent graduate jobs, the following post has advice on how to respond.

Your natural impulses when it comes to answering the interview question “So tell me a little about yourself” are likely all wrong. You’ve got a big interview coming up. How do you prepare? If you’re a regular Brazen reader, you know the answer: research the company, polish

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Posted November 21, 2013 by

Yes, It IS Our Business: 11 Strategies to Help Enterprising Women Take Advantage of Right Now

Female workers of various industries smiling

Female workers of various industries smiling. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It’s a fact: women in business are on the rise. We’ve all heard of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, both of whom rocketed Wonder Woman-like through the glass ceiling to become household names. And those two famous females are hardly alone: women now occupy 24% of corporate senior leadership positions around the world. What’s more, 37% of worldwide entities in the formal sector are owned by women.

Still not convinced? Consider that in America, women make up 47% of the workforce, and a 51.4% hold of managerial and professional positions. Women are outpacing men in education (57% of bachelor’s degrees and 63% of master’s degrees are earned by females), and 40% of women already out-earn their husbands.

Here’s the takeaway for smart women: Those numbers are exciting. You can, and should, take advantage of women’s advances to propel yourself to greater personal and professional success. (more…)

Posted November 13, 2013 by

Thinking About Quitting Those Recent Graduate Jobs? 9 Reasons Not to Give Up

While young professionals may find their recent graduate jobs stressful at times, that does not mean they should quit them.  So before they think about leaving their employers, the following post offers nine reasons not to give up on their jobs.

I recently wrote an article 9 Reasons to Quit and was touched by those who reached out to me saying how the article resonated with them. I didn’t, however, want young careerists to get the wrong impression and start quitting everything they started. After all, my favorite life motto’s is by Helen Keller who said, “The woman who began the race

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Posted October 31, 2013 by

Don’t Think You Earned that Entry Level Job? The Reason You Feel This Way

So, you won the entry level job, but still have some doubt about your qualifications.  Why do you have this unusual feeling?  There is one reason according to the following post.

That thing where you’re a relatively high-level professional who can’t help but think you don’t deserve to be where you are? … I believed I got the job based on looks first, skills second, and I may or may not have been right. … when the difference between a polite rejection and a modest salary is mostly luck

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

Finished Your Entry Level Job Interview? 3 Questions You Might Ponder About Following Up

Okay, so you made it through your interview for an entry level job.  Now, it’s time to follow up, but you may wonder how to approach doing so.  The following post has three questions you might consider in the process.

Google is a window into our collective soul (sometimes not the most flattering one). Many of us are willing to share pressing worries and weird anxieties with search engines that we’d confess to almost no one else. And what’s true of medical symptoms and romantic quandaries is also true of

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