College Students Rank Top Prospective Employers

October 4, 2011
College Students Rank Top Prospective Employers

Each year, college students rank their top picks of potential employers in a survey produced by Stockholm based, Universum. The research firm asks students from China to the U.S., and everywhere in-between, who they would like to work for. This year the Big Four Accounting firms took second through fifth slots, all bested by Google.…

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Creating Leverage with your Job Offer

September 27, 2011
Creating Leverage with your Job Offer

Many students don’t realize how much leverage they have when they receive one job offer. I recently spoke with Haley, a senior in college, who sought a summer marketing job in a healthcare company and was lucky (and talented) enough to secure exactly that. Her three months went well and she returned to her last…

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Applying the “Blink” Philosophy to Work

September 21, 2011
Applying the “Blink” Philosophy to Work

Malcolm Gladwell, one of today’s great social scientists- or at least one of the most popular, highlights in his book, Blink, the merits and limitations of quick decision making. In Blink, Gladwell takes a universal truth, the best decisions are made after the benefit of significant research, and stands it on its end. Sometimes this…

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Is it time for an MBA?

September 13, 2011
Is it time for an MBA?

Just as the offspring of the Baby Boom generation seem to be flooding the applicant pool for schools and jobs, the Wall Street Journal reports that business school applications are down 9.9% from a year earlier. The Journal adds that although historically, interest in graduate school increases when the job market softens, the same has…

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Is it Time to Reassess your Career?

August 24, 2011
Is it Time to Reassess your Career?

I couldn’t wait to go to work when I graduated from college. My own apartment…getting to dress like a real adult…no homework…and (let me say that again) …no homework. I started my career and experienced all NYC had to offer. But after a few years I realized I wanted to change careers. Not that I…

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Life of an Office Ingenue- Part 2

July 27, 2011

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The Angst of Choosing between Job Offers

July 13, 2011
The Angst of Choosing between Job Offers

One of the most stressful aspects of your job search might be selecting which offer to accept. And your anxiety might have nothing to do with comparing your choices – it may be your fear of disappointing someone that was supportive along the way. My thoughts? To Thine Own Self Be True. A friend of…

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