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The 101 Skills I Gained From Blogging for Two Years

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.10.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Two years already!? Back in July 2012, I needed a way to learn more about the web, marketing, social media and everything in between. So I started Ne...

Know Your Risk: Breast Cancer, Family History and Testing BRCA Negative

Samantha Golkin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Samantha Golkin

It was knowing my risks and being vigilant that saved me from the spread of breast cancer, saved me from extensive treatments and saved my life.

Why Being a Business Owner Made Me Resentful

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

When things get tough and you question how much you want to push forward, weigh it out. Think about the long term and what you need to do to get there.

Financial Advice for Recent College Graduates

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.17.2014 | College
Charu Sharma

1.6 million of us have graduated from college in the US in 2014 alone, and we realize that most of us are not trained in planning our finances, invest...

Why Philly Must Persist in Protesting

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.11.2014 | Education
Christopher Norris

There's a lot at stake when it comes to fairly funding public education, but it seems only the teachers, students and parents are sacrificing -- I've never heard of a stadium being closed because the team didn't make the points or a politician's salary being drastically cut to make ends meet.

5 Ways to Source Summer Interns When You're Strapped for Cash

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

While career fairs are a great way to meet summer interns, registration fees can be pretty outrageous. When you're on a budget and strapped for time, but still want the benefits of a career fair, look into virtual meetups.

People for Young Foreign Policy Wannabes to Emulate

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

The city blocks of Washington, DC are chock-full of young professionals from all over the world: people in their early 20's to early 30's, often livin...

10 Unconventional Career Tips from an Unlikely CEO

Fred Cook | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Fred Cook

The business world is full of rules. Some succeed by following them, others by breaking them. You have to find the right balance. If you break all the rules, you may frighten people. But if make your own rules, they may not even notice.

Charlotte Is Just... Bizarre

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel

Lately, it seems like Charlotte is topping the list of just about everything. While it is a great place for young professionals and anyone in banking...

4 Irresistable Draws to Happy Hour

Uloop | Posted 04.08.2014 | College
Uloop

There are four great aspects to happy hour that are making this activity into an all-time favorite and might allow it to surpass the traditional night out.

HBCU Launches Effort to Connect & Mobilize Millennial Alumni

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.

RANKED: The Best Cities For Millennials

Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The best city for a millennial is a weird one. A new ranking released Thursday from Vocativ picked the 35 Best Cities for People Under 35. It incl...

'I Conquered Breast Cancer at 30'

Samantha Golkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Samantha Golkin

With five little words, my doctor confirmed what I had always feared, but what I had prepared myself to hear. At 30 years old (and exactly three months before my wedding), I was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Sitcoms Lied to Us (Sort of)

Danielle Sinay | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
Danielle Sinay

I am a twenty-something aspiring "young professional" living in New York City. I squat in the same bar with my only three friends, legitimately look forward to happy hour and have an annoying off and on again best friend/ex-boyfriend who coincidentally lives down the street. Does this plot sound familiar?

San Francisco: Where Age Is Just a Number

Lewis Krell | Posted 09.21.2013 | San Francisco
Lewis Krell

Many things will change during your time here but the one thing that will remain constant is that at no point will anyone ask you 'how old are you?' but rather 'how long have you lived here?'

25 Things Every Young Professional Should Know by Age 25

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

You're halfway through the most formative decade of your life. You don't need all the answers, but you must keep asking questions. Start with this one: what's something new that I can learn right now?

Top 10 Must-Have Apps for Recent College Grads

Mishri Bhatia | Posted 07.07.2013 | College
Mishri Bhatia

Here's a list of the best apps to ease the transition from student to young professional. From managing budgets, to finding hot spots in a new city and keeping in touch with friends, there are several apps out there to help make life a bit easier.

The 4 Essential Steps for the Perfect Networking Meeting

Danny Rubin | Posted 06.30.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

It's without a doubt the most expensive cup of coffee ever ordered. As of this writing, someone has agreed to pay $600,000 to share coffee with Apple...

Calling All Professionals: Don't Tweet Whatever Is On Your Mind!

Scott B. Piekarsky | Posted 04.26.2013 | Media
Scott B. Piekarsky

What truly amazes me, or maybe amuses me, is the proclivity of licensed and regulated professionals to spill their guts on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere not considering what the ultimate consequences may be.

Shirt Off My Back Campaign (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

The idea of showing some skin and baring all is not the first thing that comes to mind when approaching a community challenge like homelessness. The S...

A Life Lesson: Protect What You Value

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Consider why you work. The common answers to this question are: current consumption, future consumption (retirement), and pride that you get from your career. Our income is our greatest asset, but have you considered what would happen if one day you could no longer go to work?

John Celock

'The National GOP Is A Mess'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A national moderate Republican leader is urging fellow party members to stop donations to the Republican National Committee until their ...

'The View' Needs a New Perspective

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I was reminded of how out-of-touch these shows might actually be when Barbara, the host and creator of "The View," posed questions to both Chris Christie and Kim Kardashian that only a grandma or great aunt could get away with asking.

Why Young Professionals Need Mentors for Success

Ilya Pozin | Posted 10.30.2012 | Small Business
Ilya Pozin

Recent graduates keeping their heads above water in a discouraging job market certainly owe their success to determination and hard work, but also to mentors they've encountered along their journeys.

Nate Willis

States Hunting For Young Blood

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate Willis | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

College students, beware! The National Conference of State Legislatures is coming for you. With a recent survey showing that very few state legisl...