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3 Red Flags to Look for Before You Take the Job

3 Red Flags to Look for Before You Take the Job

All jobs are not created equal. Some are good while others are bad. Bad for your professional growth, bad for your mental health, bad for your financial stability, or bad for your work-life balance. The list goes on and on.

To prevent yourself from jumping from one job and rushing to take a job that will make you even more miserable, it’s critical to treat any interview you enter as if you’re also interviewing them just as much as they are interviewing you.

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

Summer internships provide relevant experience and professional relationships that will set you up for success post-college. They’re critical to understanding the layout of the professional world, so use your summer internship to do more than the job description. Follow these four tips, and you’ll automatically impress the colleagues around you.

How to Land a Job at HBO | Fireside Chat with Mary Johnson

On September 27, 2017 our founder Kevin O'Connell sat down and interviewed Mary Johnson, Associate Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at HBO (#HBOinspires) to find out how she landed a job she loves, how one actually lands a job at HBO, and what exactly corporate social responsibility is.

Mary has been with HBO since 2012 after graduating from Rutgers University. We interviewed Mary to hear about the inspiring work she has done with HBO including working with Chris Gethard around mental health awareness, supporting the American Black Film festival, and other philanthropic initiatives tied to HBO programming.

Mary hails from the Jersey Shore and loves going to the beach any chance she can get. She has worked at HBO for five years in the Corporate Social Responsibility / Corporate Affairs Department. In her spare time, Mary enjoys performing improv and sketch comedy at The People’s Improv Theater in NYC. She also claimed to closely identify with Cookie Monster.

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6 Strategies to Land a Job Before Graduation

6 Strategies to Land a Job Before Graduation

Does it feel like all of your friends have jobs and you’re going on interview after interview but nothing seems to line up?  Getting frustrated, jealous and worried nothing will pan out before you graduate?  We get it - we’ve all been there! Going through the job search process is not easy.  It can be a stressful time but don’t give up, think outside the box and know what you stand for.  You are not in this alone and reach out to the free resources that your campus offers and get more involved in your community. Small changes can make a big difference and can lead to your first full time position.