For entry-level young professionals, there are a myriad of office-related rules to follow. These are rarely talked about so it's hard to master them as a young professional. But this is YoungFinances! We talk about taboo topics. The purpose of this post is to show you how to shake hands like a … [Read more...] about How to Shake Hands Like a Professional
Just searching, applying, and attending interviews while looking for your first career position directly after college can be a full time job all by itself. I remember looking for my first job. I used to get frustrated when I saw former classmates getting hired by friends. It made me think that all … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Find a Job By Networking Online
This is a question that many college students ask themselves. Most people like to set their own schedule. We want to be able to be in control of our time and be rewarded for our efforts. Starting a business will give you that freedom but it also comes with a price. Often you will have to put in … [Read more...] about #QUIZ: Should I Start a Business or Get a Job After College?
As you start the process of finding, interviewing for, and landing your first entry-level job, you might feel a bit apprehensive. I know I felt that way. As a type-A personality, I like to be prepared. I want to know exactly what I should expect and when I should be expecting to expect this thing … [Read more...] about What to Expect in an Entry-Level Job Interview
Your LinkedIn profile is one of the first places that a potential employer can see your digital footprint. LinkedIn is a professional social networking site where you can really show off your talents and experience. However, if used incorrectly, your LinkedIn profile can push away potential … [Read more...] about How to Leverage Linkedin to Jumpstart Your Career
If you want to succeed in your first job, there are a few key rules you should follow: be punctual, polite, and professional. However, the list of things you shouldn’t do is rarely written down, and it’s a fine line. Here are three rules you shouldn’t break when you start out in your first job. … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Ruin Your Career