3 Smart Things to do Before a Job Interview to Guarantee Success

If you were given 3 wishes before a job interview (and you weren’t allowed to wish to skip it), what would you wish for? Our guess is that you’d wish: To be completely prepared, To knock


How to Write a Thank You or Follow Up Email After an Interview

So, you had a job interview. Great! Before you sit back and begin your waiting game, we’re here to tell you that your work is not done. Nope! You may be thinking that you kicked butt at


What’s Your Greatest Weakness and 4 Other Useless Job Interview Questions

Interviews come in many shapes and sizes. Some over the phone, some are in front of a panel, and some feel similar to The Hunger Games taking place with a group of candidates. Even though every

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40+ Powerful Words to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you already know the competition is fierce when it comes to the job market. But did you know that, on average, corporate job postings receive around 250


5 of The Top New Hiring Trends to Expect in 2018

Whether you’re searching for new talent or you’re the one hoping to be the new talent, the age-old, resume-cover-letter-interview-waiting-game hiring process can feel daunting, ineffective, and


5 Things to do Immediately After a Job Interview

So your cheeks hurt from smiling (whether it was real or fake), you just shook your interviewers’ hand, and you managed not to trip on your way out of the office. Nice work. Sure, the hardest

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How to Get the Most out of Working Through College

Students working through college go together like students and ramen noodles. The two have gone hand in hand for quite some time now. In fact, according to a report put out by Georgetown

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How to Use a Side Hustle to Get the Experience You Need for Your Dream Job

Lack of job experience got you down? Maybe you’re starting to believe you’ll never get your foot in the door and started on the right career path. Or maybe… freelancing and side hustling might


4 Insightful TED Talks For Job Hunters

Each year, millions of people enter the workforce, hungry and eager to embark on their unique journeys. Many of these young individuals are recent college graduates, who are finally ready to

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Top Apps For College Students

They say that high school is the best time of your life, but why can’t college be instead? Yeah, finals week and getting internships are both pretty rough but fret not! We’re here to help with

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How to Engineer Your Own Education Experience

In Ian’s blog post on the value of college degrees, he explains how the internet has democratized the education experience and that employers value skills, rather than credentials, in the modern


Hiring Millennials 101

In an ever-changing world where technological advancement has become commonplace, organizations all around the world will depend on their ability to hire and attract talent. Companies like Apple,

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What Is The Value Of A College Degree In 2017?

“If you go to school, you can get a good job, and make decent living”. For decades, it’s always been this same narrative. The common dialogue is that all kids go through high school, pick a


Make Mistakes: 10 Lessons I Learned Since Graduation

When you graduate from college, adults often warn that “the real world is really hard”. This is useless advice. What adults really mean is that “you’re going to make a

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From Diapers to Dartmouth

A few weeks ago during Scouted team lunch, I joked that I’d write a blog post about how to prep your toddler for the Ivy League. So, true to my word, here are my initial thoughts on college prep

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Don’t Let Trump Screw Up Your Job Search

While we are going to aim to stay out of the political fray on this blog, we want to be in the middle of the fray about getting hired.  So today we are taking a stance – whether you support


Introducing the Scouted Fab Five: Our Top 5 Student Entrepreneurs!

You’ve gotta risk it to get the biscuit. Right? George Steinbrenner didn’t build the Yankee dynasty without some tough decisions: like firing  – and rehiring – baseball manager Billy Martin on

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7 Ways to Improve your Technical Resume

Looking to build your technical resume, but not sure how it differs from a traditional resume?  Read on for 7 tips to help your technical resume stand out from the masses. Be thoughtful about


6 Easy Steps for Finding Your First Apartment!

Finding your first apartment ain’t easy. Take it from me; as someone who recently just went through the process, finding your first grown-up place to live post-college is probably the second