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The Best Local Jobs for Each Personality Type

The Myers-Briggs personality test is a tried-and-true way to find out more about ourselves. Four... Read more
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How to Get a Job out of College

Photo Credit: Catherine ZhouSo you’re a college student who’s about to graduate. You probably fall into one of two... Read more
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12 Entry-Level Jobs for Recent Graduates

It’s normal for college graduates to feel intimidated as they enter the "real world". Luckily entry-level... Read more
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3 Actually Free Resume Templates

Applying for a job can be, and usually is, stressful. First, you have to find the right position, make sure that you... Read more
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The 7-Step Checklist to Land More Interviews

We know that job hunting can be a discouraging process. Job seekers often ask us: “Why am I not hearing back from... Read more
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What is a Full-Time Job? Your Questions, Answered.

Never had a full-time job before? We’ve got you covered. Whether you want to be a chef or a salesman, all of the best... Read more
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Behind the Bar: The 6 Essential Bartender Responsibilities

Glamor. Fame. Fun. Tips. These are the words that come to mind when thinking about a bartending job. But is the... Read more
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What Does a Retail Sales Associate Do? The 4 K's.

Everyone has heard the term “retail sales associate” tossed around, but few know what the job actually entails.... Read more
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The Waiting Game...When and How to Follow Up After a Job Interview

So, you had that initial interview with a prospective employer and felt that it went great on both ends. You... Read more
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What is a Part-Time Job? Your Questions, Answered.

If you’re thinking about getting a part-time job, you might have some questions about what exactly defines... Read more
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Dream Job: How to Become a Food Tour Guide in the Bay Area

Photo Credit: Edible ExcursionsWhen I tell people I work as a food tour guide, they think that I just walk around... Read more
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How to Become a Yoga Instructor in the Bay Area

Nobody becomes a yoga instructor overnight, but if you’re someone who has fallen in love with the practice and you’re... Read more
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7 Most Important Responsibilities of a Food Server

Kara outside the stunning Summer Kitchen on College Ave. in Berkeley, CA.  Is it just me or is there something... Read more
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17 Ways to Find Your Dream Internship

Localwise Interns Internships are important, but finding the right one can be an intimidating process. Before you... Read more
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7 Ways to Find Volunteer Opportunities in the Bay Area

Photo Credit: Jewish HomeIt’s not always easy to find free time, but when you do, there are few better things to... Read more
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2 Confidence-Boosting Power Poses For Your Next Job Interview

Amy Cuddy demonstrating the victory pose | Photo Credit: The Vital CatalystIf you want to be the top candidate for a... Read more
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Quick Guide to Becoming a Cook

Photo Credit: Sweetgreen As tasty as your boxed Mac-n-Cheese may be, you’re probably not ready to get a job as a... Read more
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3 Ways To Find Your Ideal Company Culture

Photo Credit: Sweetgreen As a career coach, one of the biggest challenges I notice job searchers struggling with... Read more
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5 Tips to Rocking A Virtual Job Interview

You just received good news! You passed the first test for what could be your dream job. Now you have been invited to... Read more
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Cook vs Chef – What's the Difference?

As local restaurants expand their businesses, they often look to hire more hands in the kitchen. However, if you’re a... Read more
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How to Become a Barista With No Experience

While brewing a delicious cup of coffee in a Keurig brewing system may make you feel like a barista, the reality... Read more
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How to Land A Nonprofit Job in the Bay Area

Let's face it, finding a job you enjoy can be a tough task. Finding one that means something to you can be... Read more
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What to Wear to an Interview (Women)

High five. You’ve just scored a job interview. Your resume is pristine (sparkling, in fact) and you’ve practiced... Read more
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10 Resume Format Mistakes You Might be Making

Resume formats can be very tricky and a beautiful resume requires a lot of fine-tuning. Start with one of these 3... Read more
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What to Wear to an Interview (Men)

Interviews are really stressful, but arriving in style alleviates some of the anxiety. This article recommends... Read more
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Least Favorite Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Imagine this: you’re sitting in front of your potential employer in a cafe for an interview, nervously bouncing... Read more
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5 Interview Questions You Need to Know

You passed the resume test. Now comes the scary part: the interview! Fortunately, for those who prepare for their... Read more
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10 Biggest Job Application Mistakes

It’s happened to all of us. You turned your job application in only to never hear back from the hiring manager again.... Read more

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