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My first job out of college

My ego took a blow right after finishing my undergrad back in 2004. I graduated at the top of my class at a top university and expected employers to come racing and tearing down my door with a contract, as if I were a first draft pick star athlete waiting for my multi-million dollar offer. 591 more words

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Watch your language... and wallet

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The past weeks I have been busy with work and some personal writing. 354 more words

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How to write a cover letter

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Odds and ends: Previous jobs not written on my current CV

Modesty aside, I usually wow people when I mention that I have worked for this brand-name organization or studied in that university at home and abroad. 884 more words

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Anyone up for a webinar?

If there’s enough interest (say, five?), let’s hold a one-hour webinar to discuss your questions on job applications, interviews, and internships. We can use an AMA (ask me anything) format and keep things informal and fun. 55 more words

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In case you missed it, ADB internships

I have to edit this because apparently the link to the filtered internship openings is not working. Also I found out a quirk of the filtering system, which could potentially ‘hide’ older openings that are still actively accepting applications. 227 more words

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