Tag Archives: Advice

Got Internship Problems? 10 Survival Steps for a Bad Experience

Bad Internship Experience

Occasionally, interns will get stuck in a bad internship. You might end up feeling undervalued, unappreciated, overworked… of all of the above.

Whatever the case may be, here are 10 steps to cope with what, so far, has been a negative internship experience…   

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There’s Just Two Simple Steps to Amazing Networking


I just started sharing quick networking tips on Tout, and it’s made me think a lot about networking.

I’ve realized that while there’s always a lot of tips and ideas that can help you figure out who to network with and how to make that first approach, in the end it all boils down to two simple things…   

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You Found the Perfect Internship! Now What?

Best Internship

You’ve found the perfect internship opportunity. What do you do next?

Not long ago, I was in your shoes. Then the tables turned, and I went from eager potential intern to the office’s eagerly-seeking-smart-interns internship coordinator. I encountered some fantastic—as well as some not-so-fantastic—would-be interns and was able to view the entire process in a whole new light.

So before you hit send on that email with your resume attached, check out these tips…   

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9 Failproof Tips to Nail Your Salary Negotiation [Infographic]


Negotiating a salary can be intimidating.

Some feel they might ask for too much… or too little. Others are not sure how to effectively present their case in a way that increases their chances of getting the raise. By avoiding salary negotiation, however, you may be leaving money on the table!

The whole process is more of an art than science. And this art is easier to master than you might think! Check out this Infographic by Kate White, the former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, for some fail-proof tips on negotiating your salary…   

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The Best and Worst Career Advice of 2012

Bad Career Advice

As part of this week’s #InternPro chat, we asked our community about the best, and worst, career advice they had received during 2012. We think you’ll find their answers enlightening, beneficial… and even humorous.

Check out the BEST and WORST advice of 2012, right here…   

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12 Tips to Turn Your Internship into a Job

An internship is a great way to gain experience and plump your resume. Even more exciting, many internships lead to a job offer after graduation. I had three internships during my college career, and the last one turned into my first full-time job.

Check out how I went from intern to employee – and see if these tips work for you, too:   

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