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Peer-to-Peer Career Networking

Regular Gradspot readers may notice we talk a whole lot about networking, and they'd be right—we definitely believe that networking is one of the most integral and dynamic aspects of the job hunt. While brand new resume-writing tips don't tend to crop up too often, the landscape of career networking is constantly evolving, and it's worth keeping up with the latest techniques....

By Joan Mitchell on 11/17/08

Essential Post-Grad Social Skills

Today's guest post is from Vince at Scordo.com. Click here to subscribe to his feed. ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 4/13/09

Avoiding Hidden Fees

Fees, fees, and more fees. Less like a grizzly bear and more like an army of termites, they're the hidden predator that tears through your bank account and severely dings your bottom line. The Bellingham Herald has an enlightening piece on the most common hidden charges—and how to avoid them....

By Sarah Collins on 4/10/09

The Search Party: Three Ex-Pats Tackle the Job-Hunt from Hong Kong

The grass is always greener in Asia… or at least it was. Gradspot's Asia correspondent, Emily Post, reports on Americans facing unemployment in Hong Kong and how they handle the search for professional stability while abroad....

By on 4/06/09

Itza Meatball Festival!

Meatballs are delicious. Plus, there are multiple things you can do with them...like A) toss them in some spaghetti, or B) make yourself a grinder. Either way, you won't go wrong. Another plus: it is pretty impossible to screw up meatballs. Here is a simple way of cooking up a classic...

By Nick Schonberger on 4/06/09

Happy Anniversary!

Today was the anniversary of my arrival here in San Luis Potosi, it has been a wonderfully incredible year for me and I figured now would be a good time to look back at some of the highlights from my first year living and working in Mexico. ...

By Tom Wiseman on 4/02/09

Ten Tools for DIY Education

Nothing helps you stand out on the job hunt more than skills (nunchuku skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking...er, programming skills), and few things waste more money than going to graduate school without a real goal in mind. That's why we're such big fans of using the amazing assortment of free educational resources the 'net has to offer....

By Christopher Schonberger on 3/30/09

Two Weeks Until Tax Day

Just another friendly reminder that you need to file your taxes by April 15. As we mentioned before, if you haven't received all of your forms, you'll need to track them down (maybe they went to your parents' house) or get in touch with the relevant parties as soon as possible....

By Christopher Schonberger on 4/01/09

Top 10 Tips for Being Unemployed

Well hello there. I'm Ben from No Ordinary Rollercoaster - that blog you've never heard of. I am what some call a hobby blogger - a title that somehow incorrectly implies that blogging is something other than a crippling, life-consuming addiction that turns regular people into comment-thirsty scoundrels. ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 3/31/09

Guest Post: Reputation Management

In this age of social media and real-time sharing of information, news can be pervasive. What I mean is that information about YOU can spread as quickly as it is put out there...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 3/27/09
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