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24 07, 2017

5 Movies to Motivate Your Career

2017-07-24T10:28:53-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Going to the movies is fantastic because it provides a very strong sense of escapism. Sitting down and existing outside of the real world for an hour or two can be nice. However, if you’re looking for a movie that can do that and also motivate you in your career, we’ve got a list for you! These movies all center around the protagonists career, and how they deal with various trials and tribulations throughout. Many of them teach great career and job search lessons, so check out the full list below! […]

21 10, 2016

Link Roundup 10/21/16: Job Skills for the Future & Personal Brand

2016-10-21T19:30:50-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re back again with more job and career advice! This week we have some extremely interesting perspectives. A worker who has held 25 different jobs shares her lessons learned, and another article discusses protecting personal brand. […]

29 09, 2016

Silver Screen Career Advice: Chef

2016-09-29T12:08:35-04:00Categories: Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2014’s Chef is Jon Favreau’s passion project. He wrote, produced, and directed the film in addition to starring in the lead role. It’s a movie about (as you can guess) the career of a chef that takes a drastic turn. The film has some absolutely delicious food visuals (so I recommend eating before watching) but it also holds some great lessons applicable to any career path.  […]

23 09, 2016

Link Roundup 9/23/16: Lessons Learned and Common Mistakes Made

2016-09-23T14:25:54-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re back with another batch of the freshest and finest links the internet has to offer. While these links are usually filled with advice on best practices for your job search, this week is slightly different. Instead, many of our links share worst practices and things you absolutely shouldn’t do. So this is a great way to make sure you’re doing everything right! […]

8 09, 2016

Silver Screen Career Advice: The Wolf of Wall Street

2016-09-08T14:02:34-04:00Categories: Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

2013’s The Wolf of Wall Street chronicles the rise and fall of stock tycoon Jordan Belfort, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. Belfort is able to start from humble beginnings and eventually lead a large stock trading firm on Wall Street. The story of his company provides some career advice, if you’re able to ignore the disgusting and hedonistic practices. Belfort certainly doesn’t deserve to be glamorized, but he was a charismatic leader if not a despicable human being. While there is likely an even distribution of ‘what to do’ and ‘what not to do’ with Belfort’s company Stratton Oakmont, we’ll break down [...]

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