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25 Awesome Sales Jobs (That Aren't Called Sales Jobs)

What’s your dream job? Sports agent? Fashion blogger? Rap mogul? CEO? Whatever those big dreams you’re dreaming, there’s a secret for getting there faster. Get a sales job. Seriously. Here are just 25 of the careers where a strong sales background will put you a cut above the rest. 1. ...

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Girl Scouts Are Tougher Than Us: What We Can Learn from Rejection

Every year in the early spring, the Girl Scouts come out to peddle their little boxes of goodness … I mean, cookies. They stand in their uniforms outside of grocery stores at the tables and in wee voices ask, “Do you want some cookies?” And I always, always, always, say “NO.” What a mean lady! ...

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Dear Nursing Majors: Life is Selling!

Nursing student & sales rep Courtney O'Connor (center) during the AHEC summer program Students pursuing a degree in nursing are on track for a promising career. Nursing offers a competitive median salary, a plentitude of entry-level work opportunities, and a rewarding sense of fulfillment from ...

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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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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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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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