Easy Ways to Keep Calm During an Interview

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Interviews can be terrifying. There’s a lot riding on such a brief moment in time, and if you don’t respond in just the right way it can cost you a potential job. So how do you remain relaxed when you’re put in a high-pressure scenario that can determine your next place of employment? Here are some simple tips to help you...

“Spoiling Yourself” Like This Is Actually Healthy

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“Spoiling Yourself” Like This Is Actually Healthy
Life is stressful, and that can make it difficult for you to take care of your health the way you should. Fortunately, a few creature comforts and luxurious indulgences can improve your health and help keep the stress at bay at the same time. So reach for the bubble bath and let the stress of the day melt away....

3 Side Gigs that Pay Serious Money

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If you feel like your paycheck isn’t stretching far enough to make ends meet, you’re not alone. According to a study by Bankrate, as many as 44 million Americans have a side hustle just to keep food on the table. You might be in school to get on a new career track, or maybe you’re just paying your dues...

When it Feels Like You’re Always Wrong

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When it Feels Like You're Always Wrong
You’ve heard it a million times: If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Eventually, you might get tired of all that trying. What do you do when you feel like you’re always wrong? When your parents criticize your wardrobe or your spouse gets down on your life choices and your boss? Ugh, don’t even think about asking...

Best Time of Year for a New Job

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If you see a job search in your future, it can be a good idea to plan ahead for the move. Sure you need to think about things like finishing your degree or other training, sprucing up your resume, cleaning up your social media presence, and lining up your professional references. Another thing you may want to keep in...

What I’ve Learned About Building Confidence

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What I’ve Learned About Building Confidence
In the workplace or in the classroom, there’s always that one person who seems to feel so sure of themselves. They always have the right answer, and they don’t hesitate to offer up their opinions or add to the conversation. Then there are those who, no matter how knowledgeable or practiced they might be, find the idea of speaking...

Personal Development… Millennial Style

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Personal Development… Millennial Style
Millennials just might be the generation most obsessed with personal development. According to a 2015 survey conducted by Field Agent, 94% of adults born between 1981 and 1996 were making commitments to personal development for the New Year. This compares to 84% of baby boomers and 81% of Generation X. Devotion to the task of growth isn’t the only noteworthy...

Post-Interview Thank-You Note Tips

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You tend to start collecting piles of advice when you’re in the market for a job. Everyone has that little tip or trick that they’re sure helped land them the cushy job they’re in now. And while there are probably a lot of great tips in the advice you’ll receive, there’s one suggestion you’ll probably receive that can indeed...

99 Problems but Social Media Ain’t 1

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99 Problems but Social Media Ain’t 1
Social media is supposed to help you feel more connected to your world, from the friends you grew up with to the celebrities you’ve never met. Getting those updates is fun, but they might be seriously messing with your head. Here’s how you know you need a break and what to do about it. Distress Signals When you start comparing yourself...

How to Stay Organized as an Online College Student

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College student life can be tough! If you’re a part-time or full-time online student with other work or family obligations, it can be even tougher. According to U.S. News World Report, most college students in the U.S. are now over 25, so that means you’re not the only student who has a whole lot of life to juggle along...