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Weekly Round-Up: June 20, 2014

I hope you’re having a wonderful June! Here are some of my favorite posts from the last week.

 That good career life.

5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce by James Ozturk

How to Create an Awesome Company Culture by Suzanne Lucas

8 Not-So Obvious Signs You’re Actually Doing Work You Love by Renee Masur

Wait, I have to deal with finances now?

When Working For Free Makes Sense by Erin Lowry

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Weekly Round-Up: June 13, 2014

How is everyone’s June so far? Mine is wonderful but rainy, though that doesn’t bother me so much.

Here are some of my favorite posts from this week!

Are there great posts I missed? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!

 That good career life.

how to make 1-on-1 check-in meetings more useful at Ask a Manager

3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction at CareerRealism

5 Networking Mistakes…

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I recently spoke with Mildred Saunders, who ran the career development course I attended a couple months ago. I learned so much not only from the course, but from her expertise, stories and personal advice. I wanted to share all her wisdom with you, YoPros, so here’s some of her priceless advice specifically for young professionals.

What is a young professional to you?A young professional is an…

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Weekly Round-Up: June 6, 2014

Happy June! I hope you’re all having a wonderful month thus far, and getting ready for a beautiful summer.

Here are some of my favorite posts from this week!

Are there great posts I missed? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!

 That good career life.

5 Strategies to Cope When Quitting Really Isn’t An Option by Chrissy Scivicque

6 Interview Tips That Will Leave Them Wanting Moreby Matthew…

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One of the topics of my “Next Big Thing” column on Ask the Young Professional is that the jobs we’re doing now aren’t necessarily the ones we’ll be doing forever. I’ve also mentioned that when you’re going after what you want, you sometimes have to hustle.

What I’ve realized recently, though, is that the side hustle may not ever truly stop.

That may sound exhausting, but the everlasting hustle is…

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PUSH – The Career Advancing Guide for Young Professionals

Remember last month’s YoProSpotlight? Well, Jonathan Jackson is back in action on Ask the Young Professional with his ebook, PUSH.

What is PUSH?

Push is part resource guide, part action guide, and part inspiration. It is for the doers, the makers, and  the changers. If you have a dream, and you are trying to get there, than Push is for you.. It is packed to the brim with tools, resources, and…

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Monday Motivation- Laugh at Monday!

Ugh! Coming back to work after what feels like the shortest weekend in HISTORY, makes me think WHY  didn’t I sleep in longer. The fact is my weekends always go by fast, nothing I do ever slows the weekend down. And believe me; I’ve done plenty of things to slow the weekend down.  So if you’re like me, and I am certain you are, you’re probably walking into work thinking about how you wish Monday…

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Weekly Round-Up: May 30, 2014

I’m back! Last week I was driving across the country, but I’m glad to be rounding-up some blogs for you again this week.

Here are some of my favorite posts from this week!

Are there great posts I missed? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!

 That good career life.

10 Job -Hunting Tips by Trey George at A Beautiful Mess

6 Tips For Following Up After A Job Interview at CareerRealism

How to…

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How Eat Healthy on a Budget While Still Enjoying Yourself

The following is a guest post from Adrienne. If you would like to write for Ask the Young Professional please see the guest post policy.

Eating healthy doesn’t seem conducive with going out and having a good time just like going out and having a good time doesn’t seem conducive to living on a budget. If you’re not careful, going to movies and parties or any other social event can spell disaster…

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This month I launched #MillWWYD with CareerMeh  as a new Twitter chat! The first chat went great with Farnoosh Brock, talking about need to know advice for your first day on the job. Since I was hosting the new chat, Eric jumped onto @AsktheYoPro so we could have the YoPro voice involved in the conversation.

Here’s a recap of the Twitter chat:

Q. What is the most important piece of information…

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