How to make it in New York City

Penelope Trunk

I took the kids to New York City for a week, and while Melissa was trying to figure out what to do with the kids for the day I was working, she came up with this idea that my seven-year-old son should do an internship with a stylist.

Employer Networking Through Your College


Don’t be surprised but your college or university Career Services Department is very likely to have some of the best opportunities for you to meet and impress employers. Most colleges will publish events and opportunities online or via an email newsletter.

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#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable

Career Realism

#1 Thing College Students Must Do To Become Employable. I just finished reading an article in Crane’s New York Business titled Recent College Grads Face a Tough Job Market. Related: 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College. Get An Internship For Every Year In College.

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. From game day fashion to alumni baby photos, college pinboards are full of some really fun and useful stuff. Sometimes, true love happens on a college campus.

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. So it’s no wonder that college students, groups, and even faculty members have flocked to the site to get their projects off the ground.

The Job Search, College Student Perspective: Today Vs. 10 Years Ago

Resume Bear

She has previous internship experience with a small New York City public relations firm, as a communications intern for the Special Olympics in London, and in healthcare marketing. The job search has changed so much over the past 10 years.

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. Many schools offer mock interview sessions with employers or college staff. Are you gearing up for interviews this spring?

7 Must Read Job Interview Answers for College Grads


The job market can be especially difficult for recent college grads. How can you make your college experience seem relevant? He’s regularly quoted in mainstream media, having been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and

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College: Those Final Days of Freedom

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

& Dale: I’m going to be graduating college in a few months. Yes, new grads are struggling to get hired, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore the situation. These all are things that I’m hearing business owners tell me are lacking in today’s college grad.

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. But what cities are likely to have employers looking to hire new grads, and how do these cities stack up when considering the aforementioned criteria?

Is College Worth It? 6 Ways to Increase Chances of Success in College

Career Key

More students and parents are asking themselves, is college is worth it ? A recent Pew study visualized in TIME magazine finds more people questioning college''s value, and yet statistics are clear that it is. shows compelling reasons to go to college.

UPDATED – Top 10 jobs that do not require a College Degree

Resume Bear

Oct, 2010 1 Comment How many 6-figure jobs do you know that do not require a college degree?

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

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Now that I am committed to living on a farm which is sort of the anti-New York City, visiting New York City no longer brings up flashbacks to a really, really difficult lifestyle. Instead, New York fills my head with ideas.

3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree

Ms. Career Girl

The post 3 Ways To Get Over Your “Useless” College Degree appeared first on Ms. In 2004, I graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts. I knew that even with a degree in the arts, I still had to bust my butt like every other starving artist in New York City.

Practical Tips For Using the “What’s It Worth?” College Majors Report in Choosing a College Major

Career Key

What might you earn if you choose a college major in __? Try the new, free “What it Worth?” college majors list and earnings report from Georgetown University. I have a couple of tips below to quickly gather the information you need for your college major decision making. Economic Value of College Majors Report: 1. to download their PDF college majors list. The New York Times “The Choice” Blog on "What It Worth?"

Employers: Show Common Courtesy to Applicants

Resume Bear

She has previous internship experience with a small New York City public relations firm, as a communications intern for the Special Olympics in London, and in healthcare marketing. Looking for a job can be stressful.

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Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Resume Bear

Job seekers that may not look as qualified on paper should seek out unique recruiting opportunities– it’s a great way to showcase your strengths and it could lead to a new job. Two years ago while applying for jobs, I spent hours worrying about my resume. Is the wording okay?

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PODCAST: Should you go to college during a recession? | Resumebear.

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips PODCAST: Should you go to college during a recession?

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

Career Realism

The not-so-secret weapon for college students to launch a career is a no-cost resource that is included with that tuition check your parents write every year – the Career Planning Center. I’m grateful for all the time and attention you gave me throughout my college career.

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3 Tips for Managing Social Media in the Workplace

Resume Bear

The Mashable article mentions The New York Times test. Would you be comfortable seeing your message on the front page of The New York Times? Career Advice Changing Careers College Graduates College Students Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Social Media Why ResumeBear?

College Grad Financial Advice: Personality Traits of the Debt-Free Graduate

Career Alley

The facts don’t paint a particularly cheery picture: In-state college tuition rose an average of more than four percent a year over the past 10 years, a CollegeBoard study found. College Grad Financial Advice self help Self Improvement

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

Career Realism

RELATED : What’s Up With College Career Centers? The not-so-secret weapon for college students to launch a career is a no-cost resource that is included with that tuition check your parents write every year – the Career Planning Center.

5 Types of underperformers who get an MBA

Penelope Trunk

Entrepreneurship is about being scrappy, cutting corners, and figuring out new ways to do things. And if you think you won’t have deep conversations about business ethics without paying money to do it, then buy a subscription to the New York Times. College & grad school

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5 Tips for Buying a Home When You've Got Big Student Loan Debt

Ms. Career Girl

There's one problem: Like 71 percent of college graduates in 2015 , you're saddled with student loans. Cities like New York and San Francisco may be "cool," but let's face it: They're ridiculously expensive to live in. Images: Student debt: DonkeyHotey New Homeowner Nat Tung.

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Report on Millennials: Young, Underemployed & Optimistic

Resume Bear

That includes part-time jobs, but college graduates have also been forced to accept full-time positions unrelated to their college studies due to the recession. The study shows that college does make a difference.

How to Keep Social Media From Working Against Your Job Search

Resume Bear

According to a recent article in the New York Times entitled Social Media History Becomes a New Job Hurdle , a young and growing company has automated the process of scouring the web for content related to social media posts.

Startups from a Recent College Grad’s Perspective

Ms. Career Girl

At the end of my college experience, I had the chance to get experience in the startup world; a lucky encounter after years of toying with the idea of law school. Many college grads know, from the beginning, that their goals lie with the ever-growing startup culture.

Social media transforms the job search, recruitment landscape

Resume Bear

The article noted how nowadays, a college degree and even years of experience do not necessarily translate into a good job. In these challenging economic times, people are looking to new mediums and techniques to gain an edge in their job search. By Pedram Tabibi.

Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

However, as the below 25 new school ways to land a job will show you, the newly and experienced unemployed still have much to offer and a whole new way in which to market themselves in. New School Ways to Land a Job by an Expert. New School Social Media Ways to Land a Job.

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7 LinkedIn Tips For Recent Grads

Resume Bear

A 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. Group membership grants access to message boards, job postings, and new connections.

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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. I’ve mentioned before that it’s so important to study growing industries when looking to make a career move (read: “Follow Growing Industries, It Could Lead to a New Career” ).

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

Some say that the Bachelor’s Degree is the new High School Diploma. In addition to going after a different degree, you can increase your marketability by attending a different school and even more so if that new school is in a different city or state.

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25 Brand Experts You Should Follow on Twitter

Resume Bear

Julie Cottineau’s tweets are all about new perspectives and inspiration in branding. New York Times bestselling author of We First , Simon Mainwaring has great insight into social branding. College Graduates Social Media Success Stories Why ResumeBear?

Modern Networking Manners for Your Career

Competitive Resumes

She is a professor at Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. She has been quoted in large print and online publications such as the New York Times and Forbes. She is a professor at Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.

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Use Smart Networking to Speed Up Your Job Search

Resume Bear

Many professions are relatively small and one professional with hiring authority in New York may know someone hiring in your region. A critical tactic in your job search toolbox is networking, but it may not feel as though your efforts are getting the results you want.

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20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

Life After College. She provides thought-leadership for entrepreneurs, Generation Y and beyond through her uplifting blog Life After College. Everyday they will introduce you to an awesome new company or non-profit. It is this variety and wealth of expertise that enables us to determine the needs of today’s job seekers, employers, students, and colleges, and to offer a 21st century technological solution to the traditional job search process of years past.

10 Disenchanted Grads We Can All Relate To

Resume Bear

College students who have graduated over the past few years have had a rough time of it. Whether you read the book or see the movie, it’s a must for new grads struggling to find direction.

Tips to Avoid Job Search Time Wasters: Part 2

Resume Bear

Not only do you have to be ready to accept that maybe finding your dream job isn’t possible right after college or during this economy, but also know that being too broad in your job search can end up wasting your time.

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. According to this info graphic here , Kiplinger has compiled the best cities for new grads.

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The Dark Side of Telecommuting to the Office

Evil HR Lady

The New York Times reports on new research by Professor Rockmann and Michael G. Pratt , a management professor at Boston College that talks about this dark side of telecommuting. The perk that many, many people want ?