Laura Meyer is the founder and CEO of a startup helping companies with their Amazon strategy. She originally moved to NYC without a job and started strategically looking for opportunities through networking, cold calls and more and eventually foun...
Preparing for an interview is not easy. You have so much going on during the job search and you've finally gotten an interview - yay! You want to make a great impression and arrive prepared and confident. But it's hard to keep the stress at bay. A...
The job search process is not easy. What’s super frustrating is the lack of responsiveness of companies after you apply to the "black hole of applications". Once you apply you don’t know where your application goes.
Listener Questions: How to Land a Job as a Producer, Find More Creativity at Work and How to Find Internships
I’ve gathered your questions! You've emailed me wanting advice on the job search process. You've asked how to get a job. How to get noticed. How to find a more fulfilling career.
In today's episode, I do my best to answer your quest...
Reuben Stern is the director of the New York Program at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. His background spans many different newsrooms including being the managing editor of the Columbia Missourian as well as experience at The Atla...
Hi, I’m Laura with Kick Ass In Life and I’m here to help you differentiate yourself in a sea of sameness and get hired fast!
Moving to NYC without a job, I wanted to get hired fast and begin a fulfilling career. When I was struggling to find a full-time job, my dad gave me two words that have stuck with me: “Kick Ass.”
By repeating this mantra and changing my approach, I secured a full-time job four months after moving to NYC. I now work as a digital video producer at a tv network and love finding ways to challenge myself in my career and in life. Learn More >>
Ready to kick ass in your life? Let’s get started!
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Sent out a million resumes and haven’t heard back? Is your application going straight to the black hole? This practical and step-by-step approach will help you differentiate yourself in this hyper-competitive environment, get hired fast and launch a career. You have no time to waste in a job search – it’s time to kick ass in your career!
We all feel like we don’t belong sometimes and we are inadequate in our jobs. It can feel like we somehow tricked people to get where we are today. Sometimes we feel like we don’t deserve the success we’ve achieved.
Should you intern if you’ve already graduated? This is a question I get A LOT. And I get it. You feel like if you’ve graduated you should get a job immediately. Which is great if you can. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes you just can’t get a company to take a chance on you. But you might be able to get a foot in the door if you intern for them first.
You’ve heard of a side hustle, right? I feel like that term has had a super big moment right now – and rightfully so!
You’ve had a lot of friends that you went to school with – which is awesome. When you move to a new city, you could be wondering who to keep and who to let go. You try for a while to keep in touch with your old friends but the busier you get, the harder it will be. Also, you might feel like you don’t have a ton in common with them anymore.
So you’re good at a lot of different things– good for you. That’s most excellent and a great place to be. In the job search, you might be having a tough time staying focused. What type of job should you go after? How can you hear back from the opportunities you’ve applied for?