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    Oct 13, 2018

    Ep 31: How to Make Meaningful Connections

    Jen Louie is the Founder and CEO of Kinvite, socially conscious events and ticketing platform. She first got her start as an admin assistant at Google where she was eager to learn as much as possible and make her manager’s life easier. She did this...
    Oct 7, 2018

    Ep 30: How to Deal With Failure and How to Stand Apart with Vanessa Tencati

    Vanessa Tencati kicked ass in her first internship and made it known she wanted a job after graduation. Sure enough, that dedication, follow-through and communication paid off. Vanessa hasn’t stopped in her career, always taking opportunities to pu...
    Sep 30, 2018

    Ep 29: How to Turn An Internship into a Job with Kari Ickert

    Kari Ickert's boss told her that what made her unique is that she was innately curious during an internship. That curiosity helped her kick ass in that internship & they offered her a full-time job. Kari just kept impressing her managers and kept...
    Sep 16, 2018

    Ep 28: How to Take A Vacation

    Too many of us don't take those vaycay days that are due to us - and why? It could be because we're worried about leaving the office and spending time away. Take those vacation days! They are owed to you. In this episode, we talk about how you can le...
    Sep 9, 2018

    Ep 27: The Biggest Reason You're Not Hearing Back

    If you're looking for a new job, are you getting past the black hole of applications? All applications go there but few get plucked from there and get noticed. If you're not hearing back, you're probably doing this ONE thing wrong. Here's how to fix ...

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Hi! I’m Laura with Kick Ass In Life where I help you get hired FAST, be smart with MONEY, and live a HAPPIER and HEALTHIER life.

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Went from unemployed to doubling my salary in two years

Helped dozens of recent grads find connections, opportunities, and jobs

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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.

I live frugally without sacrificing my lifestyle to live (and retire) well. I devote my free time to moving my body, eating well, and staying sane in one of the craziest cities in the world. It’s my mission to help interns, recent graduates, and friends with their careers, money and health to help them kick ass too.

If you’re just getting started in your career, I’ve created an essential guide to be successful, richer and happier based on what works. I want to share that approach with you for how to differentiate yourself in a sea of sameness and get hired FAST.

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Interviewing is NEVER easy. For anyone. Even for those who interview all of the time, it still is a challenge. Sure it might get easier over time, but it still plagues most folks with some level of anxiety. There are always ways that interviews trip you up and make you fumble and you lose your self-confidence.

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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.

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