Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

It’s easy to assume that most graduates plunge into entry-level positions, careers, or casual tours of Southeast Asia. One manager told me on the phone that he simply could not let me file legal documents in a dark, moldy basement because I was overqualified and his conscience would never forgive him. A graduate of Princeton University and Boston University, she recently moved to the northwest of the U.S.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It’s not as tough to be entry level as it is to be, say, a baby boomer with 20 years experience at a newspaper, or 20 years of experience underwriting ridiculous mortgages. Sure you might have to pay your dues at entry level and work your butt off to develop connections, but that is what most people face. They can't get enough of Vanderbilt, USC, Boston University, and Colby, but if you mention UVA, Washington University in St. Is this your first time here?

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

On the bright side, at least they weren’t contacting you from Bangalore with a job candidate in Boston, for your position in DC?! However, they want a certain skill and experience level and know that those folks are not looking for a low paying short term gig.

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coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

This isn’t just non-american accents, I recently read an article that a lot of people go to speech therapy to lose brooklyn or boston accents because they feel like there are certain stereotypes or stigmas attached to them.

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