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I've been at my job a year and feel I should be getting paid more. How do I broach the subject with my boss without looking greedy?

I've heard others discuss this before, and I think the best thing I've heard about this situation is that you should frame it like you're... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Post-grad/professional jobs sometimes enforce a dress code--how can students acquire appropriate clothing if they lack the financial resources to buy a whole bunch of new clothes (and don't already have enough professional clothing pieces to get by)?

Once you've got a few basic work-appropriate pairs of clothes consisting of pants, skirts, and shirts, a great way to seemingly create a... (more)Read 2 Answers
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Have people used career counselors? If so, was it helpful? If not, what were your reasons?

Career counselors can be helpful when you're trying to figure out what the right career path is for you -- but don't expect them to just... (more)Read 1 Answer
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Resume in mind, is it better to get a lower paying job in your field, or a higher paying job that doesn't really pertain to what you want to do?

It really depends on your financial situation and experience. If you're going to gain valuable and applicable experience at the higher... (more)Read 2 Answers
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How do you avoid "job hopping" when trying to decide which career path to follow?

While you may have to "job hop" to find the right career fit for you, try to avoid doing it super often. Future employers like to see... (more)Read 1 Answer
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My schedule this semester didn't work out like I planned and I'm only going to have one day a week that I can really work for a solid block of uninterrupted time. How can I tell my boss about this without losing my job and what are some suggestions on how I can still work with my busy schedule?

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I overheard a co-worker badmouthing me to another co-worker that I considered a friend and was hurt that they didn't stick up for me. Should I confront either of them or just pretend I didn't hear anything?

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A bunch of people are pitching in to get a co-worker a birthday present. I haven't been at the job that long and don't really know them. Do I have to contribute to the pool?

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I've noticed that some of my coworkers have formed cliques and will talk badly about other employees. How do I stay out of the office drama?

The best thing you can do is avoid inserting yourself into one clique and to remain professional because you are in a work setting to... (more)Read 1 Answer
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I am looking to be a professional writer after my undergraduate education. How do I get my foot in the door in this vast, competitive profession?

Lit mag publications look better than any program ever will. This is how you build your writer's resume. Make sure to constantly be... (more)Read 2 Answers
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I need a good paying job that also benefits my resume and career path. I don't even know where to begin. How do I start my search?

I agree with others that LinkedIn is a great resource for this. I found my current job through it and I never would have thought to look... (more)Read 4 Answers
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How can students adjust to working 40 hours per week in terms of being rested enough/packing enough food for the day/adapting to this lifestyle? What should students know to succeed on this type of 8-5 schedule, and what can make it easier to get through the day?

I buy healthy snacks that I can easily pack and eat throughout my workday. Ex: Snap peas with hummus, edamame, fruit, applesauce, yogurt... (more)Read 3 Answers
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What's the best way to deal with a difficult boss?

If your boss is starting to take advantage/ isn't respecting you, it's time to start documenting everything. I had a boss who used to... (more)Read 4 Answers
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What do you do if you don't get along with a coworker?

If you're not getting along with a coworker, try your best to minimize your interactions with them. Depending on the job, this may or not... (more)Read 3 Answers
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Is it necessary to get professional head shots done for internships and jobs?

It's not necessary unless you're looking to spiff up your social media accounts (especially LinkedIn, as folks said below). In regards to... (more)Read 4 Answers
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What are the differences between a CVC, resume, and cover letter? Is it necessary to have every single one of these?

Brittany identified the main differences between the documents, so I'll elaborate on the latter half of your question. I believe it is... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What are some of the best websites for people to look on when looking for internships, full-time jobs, part-time jobs, etc.?

I agree with Amanda and Elana! Another site I found helpful (also where I found out about Uloop!) was Wayup! Much like other job sites,... (more)Read 3 Answers
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My manager has been giving me more hours than I can handle. I've talked to him several times regarding my workload and that I'll be needing less hours, but he doesn't listen. What should I do?

I agree with Lorena! If you've already tried to request less hours and you aren't being heard, find a job that will respect your hectic... (more)Read 2 Answers
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What are people's thoughts on having an internship right outside of college rather than starting in an entry-level position in a company? What are the pros and cons?

It depends--if the internship is paid, I feel like there aren't too many differences because you'll be learning and you'll be earning... (more)Read 1 Answer
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What's the best interview advice you ever received?

While it's important to be polite and professional during an interview, I've also found that it's extremely important to just be... (more)Read 7 Answers

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