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20 Ways to Rock Your 20s

Your 20s are the ultimate “you” decade. You are young, ambitious, going places. The world is at your feet. You’ll never get this time back, so it needs to count. Here are 20 ways to make the most of your 20s. 1. Stretch Yourself Take a job that stretches you and pushes you out of your comfort ...

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3 Reasons to Attend a Vector Conference

You have to go! Ask any rep who has been to a Vector conference and they’ll tell you the same thing, “you have to go!” Brooke Peters, an Assistant Manager from York, PA, was referred to Cutco by a friend, and was lucky enough to attend a Year End Banquet conference (YEB) during her first 10 days ...

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Seven Ways to Totally Screw Up Your Job Search

John Wasserman wants to help you find work. Yeah, you. A Philadelphia-based division manager for Vector Marketing, Wasserman has spent more than two decades recruiting and training college students. In that time, he’s interviewed thousands of people for their first “real” work experience. He ...

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Eleven Most Awkward Moments at High School Graduation

1. That moment when you don’t know which hand to shake with and which to take your diploma with 2. That moment when you fall asleep during the graduation speeches (Stephan Savoia/Associated Press) 3. That moment when you post a selfie on Instagram with the caption “Just Gratuated” 4. That moment ...

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Branding in Your Underwear

Photo credit: Jonathan Van Matre Undies for a Good Cause “Why is she always in her underwear?” “Well, let me tell you …” Yep, that was a conversation about me between my roommate and a mutual friend. I later laughed and joked that I’m only in my underwear in public one day a year, for a good ...

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12 Reasons Why Selling Knives Is Like Playing Pee Wee Sports

1. Even though it’s a short-term gig, you’ll learn a lot: how to be a team player, how to help others, how to work with others, how to be self-aware. 2. Trophies matter in the moment, but not after they’ve gotten dusty on the shelf. 3. Most people don’t do it forever, don’t go to the pros, and ...

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Skills Outside the Classroom

Fail. That’s the grade US colleges just got on the latest report from the Association of American Colleges & Universities. OUCH. The report measures whether or not today’s college graduates are prepared for the job market. Nearly two-thirds of the top employers surveyed said today’s graduates ...

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5 Reasons Your Parents Don't Understand Your Stress Level

Before he was a husband, dad, and gazillionaire movie star, Will Smith was just a teenager with a bad ’80s outfit and a message: "Parents just don’t understand." Sure, he’d go on to battle aliens, save the world, and make out with Eva Mendes, but the stress the Fresh Prince was feeling as a ...

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The Ride of Shame: 10 Worst Ways to Get to the Office

Obviously there are worse ways to get to the office or school than say, a brand new BMW paid for by your company. The key question is: what are those ways? We thought you’d never ask. 1. The Bus If you’re looking to save money while getting smacked in the face by butts and backpacks, the bus is ...

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