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Finding the Career You Had All Along: An Interview with Jude Anker

Sometimes the best-laid career plans turn out to be the most elusive events in life. That’s not to say you shouldn’t put some effort into planning your future. However, you also shouldn’t be disappointed (or even rattled) if all those carefully thought-out plans turn out to be little more than amusing memories later in life. […]

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Career Wisdom from Our Elders: Part 3

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“No man was ever wise by chance.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Roman Philosopher and Politician Wisdom doesn’t just fall into your lap. You need to be open to receiving it and applying it because wisdom is about knowing how to act on knowledge. It turns out, there’s a wealth of wisdom within the people around […]

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5 Things to Do When You Can’t Find Work

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With the way the United States economy has been it is a sad fact that many qualified workers have found themselves without a job, and without many options. Being jobless, whether do to a layoff or firing, rarely has a positive effect on one’s morale. Luckily, the old adage “When one door closes, another one […]

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5 Ways to Be Successful After College

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Whew! You have made it through tough lectures, intense quizzes, nerve-wracking presentations, and more tests than you would ever care to remember. Congratulations on getting through it all! Graduating from college is an exciting feeling. Finally, you can set your schedule and start looking for a job in the professional world. The initial months after […]

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How To Know If It’s Time For a Career Change: Part Two with Dina Colman

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“When you are fulfilled in your job, the joy that you have carries into all areas of your life,” says integral health coach and founder of Four Quadrant Living, Dina Colman. “You are more productive, energized, and happy.” For years, Dina struggled to discover her true passion. Determined to make it on the fast track […]

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Bringing a Sense of Community One Cup at a Time: An Interview with Cafe Owner Sonny Han

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“A great job has to have a start and end,” says Sonny Han, thirty-eight year old co-owner of Espresso Joe’s café in Keyport, New Jersey, “and, at the end, you feel that you’ve accomplished something and made a difference.” For Sonny, growing up in Brooklyn, New York was the perfect setting for getting a sense […]

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Will Kindle Fire Catch Fire on College Campuses?

With many colleges and universities requiring their students to have iPads, tablets or laptops as a regular school supply, the market is up for grabs as to which device will eventually become the standard in higher education. Currently Apple has the lead with many top schools giving their students iPads when they enroll, the idea […]

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How to Start Writing Your Own Book

Have you ever said to yourself, “I have a great idea for a book!” Chances are you’ve pondered the idea of penning a book at least once in your life, but quickly put the thought aside because you didn’t know where to start (and didn’t have the time to figure it out). Well, if this […]

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How Will the New Facebook Impact Online Education?

With all the changes that have been happening to Facebook in the last two days, it’s hard NOT to notice the complaints from users streaming across the newsfeed. Placards that proclaim, “I hate the new Facebook!” are propagating the Internet faster than bunnies in heat. But just like when the streaming newsfeed replaced the static […]

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Interim Jobs that Can Launch Your Career

It’s no secret that the sluggish economy and high unemployment rate has everyone scrambling for jobs. And unfortunately, the biggest demographic hit are the 18- to 25-year-olds, which means finding a job right out of college is going to take some time. But since landlords still expect the rent on time and people still have […]

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