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5 Reasons Why I Love Being a Freelance Writer, and You Will Too!


As a child, I loved writing and drawing. I even authored a collection of unpublished short-stories before the age of ten. However, I turned to more “normal” jobs as I got older. Writing always sounded like a dream people had, but one they never got to fulfill. During my late teens and early twenties, I spent […]

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Are Virtual Internships Valuable?

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The office place is no longer restricted to a nine-to-five behind the desk job and neither are internships. A virtual internship is an internship that doesn’t require you to go into an office place. This means you could be living in Ontario while working on a social media internship in California or New York City. […]

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Charlie Sheen To Hire a #TigerBloodIntern: Celebrity Endorsed Tweets and What We Can Learn

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In a flurry of media frenzy, ridiculous hashtags, a new Guinness World Record (acquiring the most number of followers in the shortest time; one million in one day), being fired from his super high-paying TV gig, losing his children (on the same day he joined Twitter) and all in all making a total fool of […]

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Are Social Media Applications the New Cover Letter?


From the perspective of a recent grad, Gen Y who envisions working in a loft office, flexible hours, with office dogs and unlimited vacation time (yes, this exists), I say yes! My LinkedIn, Twitter and personal blog do a much better job at giving potential employers a snapshot of my abilities, education and experience. Now […]

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4 Ways to Access the Hidden Job Market


What’s the Hidden Job Market All About? Tired of being rejected time and time again? Feel like you’ve wasted time responding to a hundred job ads? In a way, you have wasted your time! Job ads are by far the minority when it comes to job opportunities. Where you really need to be focusing your […]

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4 Ways to Improve Your Two-way Interactions on Twitter

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I just listened to a Freakonomics podcast entitled, “Is Twitter a Two-Way Street?” The podcast aimed to answer the question, ‘How anti-social can you be on a social networking site?’ My answer for recent grads looking to start or advance their careers: not very. Unless you are Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, or have managed to […]

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4 Ways to Publicize Yourself


When it comes to getting the word out about YOU and how you’re the best person for “the job” (or any job) nothing beats a good publicity campaign. Trouble is who in their right mind is going to hire a publicist just to get a job? As it turns out, you don’t need to. When […]

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5 Resume Ideas to Demonstrate Social Media Skills


Social media is one of the most powerful tools in the business world today. As a college student or a new grad you are of the generation that is most comfortable utilizing this important tool. This makes you an asset to the work world. Emphasize this ability by incorporating social media features into your resume. […]

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