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Erin Palmer

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Erin Palmer is a writer for Bisk Education, where she works with the online programs from universities such as Villanova University and University of Notre Dame. She is also a contributor for U.S. News University Directory. Erin has written for About.com and career sites like Monster and Simply Hired. Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post and Chicago Tribune, among others. Erin would love to hear what you think, so reach out to her on Twitter.

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Social Media Mistakes That Make You Look Like a Rookie

By | 3 Comments | June 27, 2014

If you’re trying to jumpstart your career, take a good look at your social media profiles and make sure you’re not making one of these mistakes. Read »

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Toot Your Own Horn (Without Sounding Like Kanye)

By | 5 Comments | February 7, 2014

No one knows your accomplishments if you don’t talk about them. Learn how to do self-promotion right. Read »

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7 Missed Opportunities That Can Cost You That Dream Job

By | 10 Comments | November 20, 2013

Not getting the job offers you want and don’t know why? You might be missing out on one of these opportunities. Read »

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Brilliant Career Advice from Primetime TV

By | 6 Comments | October 11, 2013

Primetime TV isn’t all mindless entertainment. The next time your TV is on, pay close attention — you may find the career advice you need. Read »

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Why How You Feel Is More Important Than What You Make

By | 19 Comments | September 13, 2013

Paychecks may be wonderful, but career fulfillment is more rewarding. Here are a few ways you can find a stronger connection to your career. Read »

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Why It’s OK to Be Confused About Your Career

By | 9 Comments | July 29, 2013

No one has it all figured out. Here’s why career confusion isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Read »

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The Young Professional’s Guide to Surviving a Terrible Week

By | 28 Comments | June 28, 2013

We all know how it feels to have an absolutely terrible week and still have to work through it. Here are a few tips for keeping your head up. Read »

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How Seemingly Boring Statistics Can Help You Launch an Exciting Career

By | 2 Comments | June 5, 2013

You don’t have to be a statistician to benefit from the wonderful world of statistics. Even if math isn’t your thing, these numbers can make a big difference in your career. Read »

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The One Work Question You Should Always Be Ready to Answer

By | 6 Comments | April 29, 2013

It’s a simple question, but how you answer it can make or break your career. Read »

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Taking This Job Advice Too Literally Could Kill Your Career

By | 15 Comments | April 12, 2013

By following this common job advice too closely, you could be taking your career in the wrong direction. Read »

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Want to be Taken Seriously at Work? Stop Doing These Things

By | 3 Comments | February 26, 2013

Millennials already have a reputation for being immature, lazy and entitled…and these all-too-common work habits aren’t making things any better. Read »

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5 Surprising People Who are Hurting Your Career

By | 11 Comments | January 30, 2013

Whether you realize it or not, someone around you is probably negatively impacting your professional growth. Here’s what to watch out for. Read »

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Valuable Career Lessons from President Obama’s Victory Speech

By | 3 Comments | November 7, 2012

Think Obama’s speech only applies to politics? Think again. Here are a few career takeaways you don’t want to miss. Read »

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6 Tough-Love Tips for Getting Hired After College

By | 17 Comments | December 28, 2011

Bad news, college kids: Your dream job isn’t going to fall into your lap. The good news? You can go after it if you know how. Read »