#FollowFriday: What We Read and Shared This Week

Happy Valentine’s Day, Chicsters! What did we LOVE on UChic this week? Check out excerpts below from our must-reads: Editor Relections: Unpaid Internships to NYFW: “Many times, unpaid internships make college and post-grad women feel under-appreciated and overwhelmed; I know that’s definitely how I felt back then. But now, with a career doing what love, filled

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Must Read for College Girls: Janet Groth’s The Receptionist

I have always been an avid reader in high school but with the packed schedule of a college undergrad, I realized I took my leisure reading for granted. Now, I make it a point to take time out of my day to read books for fun, growth, or a learning experience. When making my New

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LYD Star: Author Betsy Chasse

We’ve all been there— that moment of intense self-doubt— the kind that blindsides you, and everything, suddenly, feels not-quite-right anymore. That’s where Betsy Chasse, author of the well-received, just-released Tipping Sacred Cows found herself, before she, well, found herself. Via Amazon: “Wife, mother, and award-winning producer of the sleeper hit What the Bleep Do We Know!? Betsy Chasse thought she had it

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What Happens When You Don’t Get Your Dream Job?

  By Megan Anhalt, Alumna of the University of Southern California           So you didn’t get your dream job … and this might have come as a bit of a shock. Before you go all … … there are some things you should know. Specifically, these five things every college student

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What to Avoid When Dating in the Workplace

By Maggie Grainger When you’re fresh out of college, it’s easy to get consumed with your job. And since you’re at work all the time, it’s easy to develop a crush on that cutie in the cubicle next door. But when the eye candy turns into a possible significant other, what’s the protocol? And how

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How to Land Your Dream Job After Graduation

You’ve passed the tests, made the grade and even got a shiny new diploma to show for it. But what about that validating job?

Perhaps the biggest shock of post-grad life is the question of “what’s next?”

Upon leaving the quad and heading back to home, it wasn’t so much the fear of the unknown but the fear of explaining what the next four years would look like. Fully equipped with five internships — but no job — only fed the curiosity of the neighbors.

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4 Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Resume

If you're a recent grad without a job, it's time to pound the pavement for a job. Your resume is the first chance you have at impressing a potential employer, and if you don’t nail it, it might be your last.

Here are four tips to spice up your resume and make you stand out from the rest of the pile.

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Spend Your Summer Strengthening Your Resume

If you didn't land an internship for the summer, do not sit there and sulk! There are still plenty of ways for you to have a productive summer all while strengthening your resume.

These tips will help keep you on track over the summer while preparing yourself to be the perfect fit for any internships you apply to for the fall semester.

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6 Ways to Have a Successful Internship in College

I will probably be going to see the new Vince Vaugh/Owen Wilson film "The Internship." This interest is not solely based on my eternal love of "Wedding Crashers" or the movie's solid marketing efforts … it's because I am the intern.

A college student, not an adult, but I've seen it all. I see the reality in the existence of adult internships as applicants have become older and older in past years. And honestly, an internship is the FASTEST way to learn. I love my school and greatly appreciate my program, which I think greatly prepared me … for my internships.

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The Media Maven: Hiring Practices at Yahoo!

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer hasn't wasted any time on changing up the way her company runs.

Mayer made headlines last month by sending out a memo through Human Resources stating there would be no more jobs working from home. Now, she is getting picky with the way Yahoo! hires.

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