How to Fully Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile to Help You Land Your First Job (Part 1 of 2)

Since LinkedIn is the number one professional networking site, it’s surprising, sometimes shocking really, how many profiles, even of successful, established professionals, are not optimized for professional networking.

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What So Many New College Grads Get So Wrong About Personal Branding

If you recently graduated from college, or will be soon, I’m sure you know you need to work on your personal brand. And if you’re like many college graduates, you probably are dreading this aspect of the job hunt, not to mention the job hunt altogether. I get it;  finding your first real job out of college is a big deal and stressful life event, but I’m here to tell you that engaging in authentic and aligned personal branding can be one of the best things you can do to empower your job hunt. 

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5 Tips for Writing a College Essay You Can Be Really Proud Of

The best piece of advice I can give you about writing your college essay is this: Know that it’s okay and totally normal if it’s hard and even scary. Struggling with your college essay is not a sign that you don’t belong in college or aren’t cut out for it. That’s just your inner critic again.

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Resources for Mindfully Slaying Your Inner Critic

The most important person you will ever communicate with is yourself, and most of us are terrible at it! I know I was for many years until I finally slayed the inner critic who was like a constantly telling me terrible lies about myself: You’re not smart. You’re not attractive. You can’t be a writer… And oh, that was the tip of the negative beliefs ice berg!

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