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David Cleary
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David is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania ('11) where he majored in Psychology. He is originally from New Haven, CT where he attended the nearby Hopkins School. After graduation, he worked in Boston for two years before recently moving to New York City to pursue a career in marketing. In the meantime, he is using the much needed time off to catch up on reading, writing, and watching movies.

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What Millennials Want

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2013 | 7:28 PM

One of my co-workers recently introduced me to the concept of the "Millennial" generation, specifically pointing out how lucky I am both to have been educated in and to be entering the workforce during a time filled with such a variety of employment opportunities.

Often, however, I...

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Career Guidance à la Heisenberg

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 7:45 PM

When The Economist referred to Breaking Bad as one of the "best studies available [on] the dynamics of modern business," I became more comfortable drawing career guidance from the show and its fictional characters.

In this blog piece, The Economist compared the fully-loaded cost of obtaining an...

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To Be on Injured Reserve...

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 3:28 PM

With the NFL season finally under way, folks around the U.S. once again have something to look forward to each week other than perhaps getting away for a brief escape to the shore, the cape, the lake, or the plain old "beach," depending on where they live. Despite sharing in...

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Lessons Learned From an Influencer

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 5:26 PM

Until very recently I wouldn't have called myself an avid social media user. Sure, I created a Facebook profile in 2006, at a time when a college email address was still required to sign up, but who didn't? The concept of the "social network" has changed a great deal since...

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Do Like Don and Seek Comfort In Film

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 2:30 PM

"Everybody likes to go to the movies when they're sad."

This line from last week's episode of AMC's Mad Men "The Flood," casually uttered to a movie theater usher by young Bobby Draper, middle child of Don, has grasped the attention of countless commentators. The episode recreated...

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Twitter, Account Hacks and All, Still the News Source of Choice for Many

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 4:41 PM

"Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured."

This tweet, sent from the official Associated Press Twitter last week, shocked a nation still reeling from the "tough week," as described by President Obama and others, during which bombings killed three and injured hundreds at the...

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Boston's Own Zero Dark Thirty Shuts Down City

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 2:25 PM

To be honest, I never thought they'd take him alive.

From roughly 6 a.m. on the morning of Friday, April 19, until almost 9 p.m. that evening, the ongoing story in Boston held me completely captivated. Late Thursday night into early the next morning the much needed...

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Can I Possibly Be a Bostonian AND a New Yorker? I Think So.

(14) Comments | Posted April 19, 2013 | 10:20 AM

This letter was written on the afternoon of April 18th, shortly after President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims and their loved ones in Boston. In the time since then, suspects from the bombings at the marathon have been identified. I, along with many others I'm sure,...

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