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An Easy Formula for Answering the Most Important Job Search Question

Steve Dalton | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Steve Dalton

Imagine you are dining in a restaurant with a friend, and your friend suddenly begins to choke on a piece of food, grabbing for her neck. What do you do? Did you say the Heimlich Maneuver? Hopefully so. The Heimlich's simplicity makes it easy to recall during extremely stressful situations.

3 Lessons I Have Learned Since Graduating

Julia Neumer | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Julia Neumer

Leaving school for the real world can be a daunting prospect, and for good reason. However, this is an incredible time in your life, with the opportunity to begin a new career and get started building your resume as a professional. Be confident in yourself and your abilities, and there is no stopping you.

Negotiating Your Salary Without Playing Hardball

Adam Grant | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

According to conventional wisdom, the best way to boost your salary is to get an offer from a competing employer with a higher salary. But if you've already decided where you want to work, and you're not well along the way with other employers, it's disingenuous to start interviewing elsewhere, not to mention a waste of your time.

It's Time to Eliminate Exploding Job Offers

Adam Grant | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Every year, some of my students receive the worst good news that can come during a job search. "We'd like to hire you," the recruiter begins, "but we need a decision very quickly."

WATCH: Are Today's College Students Groomed To Take Low Salaries?

Posted 08.23.2013 | College

College students preparing to graduate and kick off their careers all know one thing for sure -- the job market is tough these days. At a time when...

Getting My First Job

Holly Prendergast | Posted 04.17.2013 | College
Holly Prendergast

There are many things in life that can be attributed to luck. However, the one instance when I was not lucky, nor could my circumstances be attributed to luck, was being hired for my first full-time job.

Weighing Different Career Options? Get Offers First

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

If you're facing transition and you are getting stuck in a mental debate among competing potential career options, focus your energy on getting offers. When you get real offers, you can make real decisions.