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How to make it in New York City

Penelope Trunk

But I wanted to stress to him how hard it is to make it in New York in fashion. He wants to be a stylist. He talks about it all the time.

Employer Networking Through Your College


Most colleges will publish events and opportunities online or via an email newsletter. College sponsored speakers on campus.

Five tips for asking better questions | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Instead, New York fills my head with ideas. Finally, the last thing I did in New York is visit Seth Godin’s office, to interview him.

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

So we are not at all surprised to find out that colleges and college students are joining in on the fun, too. Adorable bulldogs.

ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students

Resume Bear

College is a great time to explore your creativity, and Kickstarter is a great place to find the funds to make your creative dreams a reality.

Essential advice for new college grads

Penelope Trunk

It used to be that new grads moved all over the country. It used to be that new grads flocked to New York City.

Employer’s Interview Advice for College Students


Consider this advice direct from several top employers: 6 pieces of advice for college students. Jeff Fernandez, CEO of Grovo in New York City, says “Prospective employees need to be in tune with the corporate culture and social cues.” Ask the Career Services staff at your college or university about practicing with you.

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Graduating college used to nearly guarantee a key to the American middle class, and all of the bills and responsibilities that come with it.

Employers: Show Common Courtesy to Applicants

Resume Bear

Looking for a job can be stressful. recent Washington Post article, “Are you hiring? Here are some highlights. Acknowledge all applicants.

Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Resume Bear

Two years ago while applying for jobs, I spent hours worrying about my resume. Is the wording okay? Do I love the design? What did you think about it?

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Report on Millennials: Young, Underemployed & Optimistic

Resume Bear

The study shows that college does make a difference. 69% Only 30% of 18-34 year olds consider their current job a career.

3 Tips for Managing Social Media in the Workplace

Resume Bear

The Mashable article mentions The New York Times test. Are you allowed on social media sites at work? Understand company policy.

7 LinkedIn Tips For Recent Grads

Resume Bear

great place to start is your college or university’s LinkedIn group, and then search for relevant industry groups, says Gen-Y expert Lindsey Pollak.

Looking for a New Job? Check out the App Market

Resume Bear

If you’re looking for a new career, it might be a good idea to research the app market. Do you use any mobile apps throughout the day?

6 Steps To Maximize Your School’s Career Center As The Path To Job Success

Career Realism

Career Advice Job Search career advice career center college college student job search millennial recent gradWatch these tutorials!

Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Though staying in your hometown or college town does have its benefits – relocating can open you up to much more career opportunities.

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Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greater New York City Area. Career Advice College Graduates For Recruiters Human Resource News Job Market Social Media Success Stories linkedin resumebearIn honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn.  Ron Bates. CEO/CMO ?

Surviving 9/11: Ten years later

Penelope Trunk

know that leaving New York City is really hard to do. For those who have kids, there is only room for high achievers in that city.

Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

Career Alley

Every year, fresh-faced college students venture out into the world of work, completing assignments as interns at major firms. Think Small.

Social Media Week in NYC: Breaking Down the #smw140resume Event


This event, hosted by The Muse , was all part of New York City’s Social Media Week (#smwNYC on Twitter). The Daily Muse. Mashable. AppNexus. WOW!

How I learned to live without a refrigerator

Penelope Trunk

I lived in New York City for ten years. I had a 500 square foot rent-stablized apartment in Park Slope. Then our books. Money

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How School Affects Future Earnings

Penelope Trunk

Lisa Neilsen , who manages teacher training for New York City public schools, also comes down hard on the classroom structure.

Social Recruiting 101: LinkedIn Profile for Recruiters


also work with job seekers and college students and have helped them connect with recruiters. Industry and City. At the top of your profile be sure to select your city and industry. For recruiters, I suggest the larger city geography instead of your small town. This is a relatively new LinkedIn profile feature.

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5 Mistakes new grads should make

Penelope Trunk

The advice I’ve given to new grads in the past is to marry rich so you have more options. College and grad school old woman.

7 Ways to Use Geography to Your Networking Advantage


I am fortunate to live 50 miles outside of New York City in a vibrant Connecticut town on Long Island Sound. Higher Education.

Five things you can stop worrying about when you worry about getting a job

Penelope Trunk

After college is too late. By Your real work is figuring out where the new ideas are and being a part of them. Sketchy work history.

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5 Cover letter mistakes that make you look crazy

Penelope Trunk

Melissa and I are in a hotel room in New York City to meet with a guy who has a lot of money and wants to do a makeup line.

My September 11th Memory


My now ex-husband was just transitioning out of the military and had enrolled in college. graduated from college. There was no Facebook.

Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans


They all enlisted for different reasons, but many did so in hopes of getting a college degree after their military service commitment was completed.

Best advice to twentysomethings: trust yourself

Penelope Trunk

After college, I moved to Los Angeles, determined to play on the professional beach volleyball tour. But actually, watching makes me sad.

How to compete with Generation Z

Penelope Trunk

But then I think about Wesley Yang, the Asian guy who recently wrote an extremely controversial article in New York magazine.

They Were Fired Before They Became Filthy Rich

Resume Bear

In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star. The New Yorker gave Truman Capote the boot after he insulted poet Robert Frost.

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Are You Recruiting Loyal Employees?

The Undercover Recruiter

Displaying company loyalty through skin art is nothing new – just ask any Harley-Davidson owner. So, would you? Source: ABC News.

Reasons You Won’t Get a Better Job in 2012

Resume Bear

Year after year, “Get a Better Job” is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Looking for a better job? You’re not alone.

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5 Ways Teachers Can Earn Some Extra Cash

Career Realism

If you have a master’s degree and teaching experience, you can teach online college courses in your subject area. Become a private tutor.

Why Being An Apprentice Is Accelerating My Career

Career Realism

After googling him and reading his features in Wired, Mashable, and the New Yorker, I decided that I wanted to work with him. And so here I am.

A fresh view of feminism for 2015

Penelope Trunk

She she got a full scholarship to go to college. And my mom was in New York City writing him letters about how much she hates him.

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The Pressure of Being in Your Mid 20?s

Ms. Career Girl

I’m 24, living in New York City and refer to both my tiny apartment on the upper west side and my parent’s home in upstate New York as my “home.”

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How has studying or working abroad changed your career?

Ms. Career Girl

Courtney has since received a few promotions at work, which brought her from Chicago overseas to London for work.  Have you studied or worked abroad? 

Universal pre-K is bad for everyone

Penelope Trunk

New York City increased the amount of child-support collected by 50% in the last ten years. Preschool does not help most kids.