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First-Job Fears: Real-Life Advice For Those Starting Out (PHOTOS)

Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Kuster

Memories of that first job help me with my "firsts" to this day. Whenever I'm the new girl, I think back to that first terrifying shift at Long John's when I felt so totally at sea (har!), and then I fast-forward to how quick and efficient I was at the end of my Long John's tenure. If you do something once, you can definitely do it again.

Stay Employable: Manage Your Knowledge Portfolios For A 21st-Century Career

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

Like a high-performing stock portfolio, your educational investment needs managing. Just as you must continually adjust your portfolio to match personal goals and global changes, you must make a commitment to lifelong learning.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Most Recent High School Graduates Not In College Are Jobless | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

Elizabeth Pedigo, 21, of Toledo, Ohio, graduated high school in 2008 but has struggled at college. Right now she's taking a year off from her two-y...

How To Ace An Elaborate Job Interview

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are her own.) By Eileen Gunn March 30 (Reuters) - When Wil...

How to Interview with Friends

Kat Griffin | Posted 04.27.2012 | Women
Kat Griffin

I always advise anyone going on a job interview to focus on what you bring to the job.

How to Help a Hiring Manager Remember You After the Interview

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

In a job interview situation, we can't assume that a great interview will lead to a job offer. We have to stay top-of-mind for a hiring manager.

Polite, Persistent Followup Isn't Grovelling

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Your mojo is everything in a job search, and it's very important to keep intact. If you can see persistence as a repetitive business task and not a high-stakes test of your ego, pride and self-esteem, you'll be in good shape.

The Job Interview: Get Ahead of the Rest -- Turn No Into Yes

Craig Ing | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business
Craig Ing

Research the company you are applying to work for thoroughly. Don't just look at company information that may appear on their website.

7 Ways Job-Seekers Sabotage Themselves

SavvySugar | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women

There are several ways job-seekers can trip themselves up during the job-search process. From saying the wrong thing during a phone screening to forg...

Mastering The Handshake: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.04.2011 | Small Business

Here's a little history lesson for you: During the presidencies of George Washington and John Adams, the traditional White House greeting was a bow, s...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 21: What Do You Love (and Hate) About Your Job? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz hits the streets of New York to ask people about life in the workplace, in this special edition of "Rod Asks."...

Like a Needle in a Haystack - Employers and Gen Y Missing the Mark

Jenny Floren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenny Floren

Now is the time to focus our efforts on finding ways to more effectively connect entry-level employees with companies desperately looking to hire qualified workers.