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Entries by The Levo League from 01/2013

What I Learned From Being Laid Off

| Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

Living in fear of a lay off is not beneficial, but being aware that it could happen to you at any time will likely encourage you to take the following precautions, which will leave you prepared in the event of you do get laid off.

Study: Women in Finance Have to Work Harder to Earn Investor Trust

| Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

The study says for men in finance, all it takes to earn an investor's trust is the right connections -- not whether you are actually good at your job or not. For the ladies on Wall Street, it is all based on performance.

4 Ways to Find a Career-Supportive Guy

| Posted 01.08.2013 | Women

I have some news which may shock you: Your Friday night plans may be just as critical to your career as your five-year plan and elevator pitch.

Respect and a Raise: How to Get Both at Work

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Women

People are constantly telling me how they can't seem to get ahead or just can't get their boss to respect them. Is there some secret formula to it? Not really. Listen up as I explain how you can gain your boss' respect and start shaping your career for a better future in three easy steps.

Let's Focus on Michelle Obama's Accomplishments, Not Just Her Style

| Posted 01.23.2013 | Women

If you type "Michelle Obama style" into Google, 209,000,000 results come up. If you type in "Michelle Obama education," 183,000,000 results come up. This says a lot about our cultural obsession with fashion and celebrity.

When Dream Jobs Don't Come True

| Posted 01.30.2013 | Women

At 28 years of age, I have worked at over 11 magazines and websites and I have never left a job. Not once. I've never been salaried, had health insurance or opened a savings account.

Company Culture: 5 Big "Little" Things to Consider When Interviewing

| Posted 01.31.2013 | Business

Do you like to dress very formal or casual? What helps you do your best work? What do you want to be wearing in those 100-degree summer days on the subway?