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Getting a job interview can be tough! As a recent graduate, you likely don’t have vast work experience or networks to draw on. After submitting dozens of applications, you finally get a call: you have an interview! It’s time to practice for those interview questions. Unfortunately, some interview … [Read more...] about Smart Answers to Stupid Interview Questions
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
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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?