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    Dec 9, 2018

    Ep 37: How to Turn A Passion Into A Career

    Job paths are not linear. There is no straight road to any career. Ron Bosch’s career had a bumpy start and it was super hard for him to feel motivated getting through school. When Ron finally graduated, he started to feel hopeless he’d never fin...
    Dec 2, 2018

    Ep 36: How to Land a Job in NYC

    Amanda Thomas Whitfield’s dream was to work in New York. She wanted to move to NYC and her boss in Philly said, just go do it. So she did. After landing a job through the power of connections, she now works as a manager of ad sales at Music Choice....
    Nov 25, 2018

    Ep 35: How to Hustle, Take Risks and Get Started

    Margaret (“Peggy”) Kim is an award-winning journalist and media powerhouse. She began her career years ago as an overnight news desk assistant. At first, it was a challenge to feel like the small tasks working the graveyard shift would lead her t...
    Nov 18, 2018

    Ep 34: How to Make Money Moves

    Lori Kaufman is an entertainment and pop culture aficionado who has turned her passion into her career. She now works in affiliate and partnership marketing at Music Choice. She has a lot to share about how to stand apart, how to rise through the ran...
    Nov 10, 2018

    Ep 33: How To Succeed in Your Internship

    Jen Mackin has a super cool job helping prepare college students for internships abroad. She knows what hiring managers are looking for and what makes a successful intern. We chat about what you can do to set yourself apart through creating a unique ...

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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

Created a routine using the best tips and hacks to be happier and healthier and save $$$

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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Latest Quick Tips

Should You Intern if You’ve Graduated?

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. 

How to Start a Side Hustle

You’ve heard of a side hustle, right? I feel like that term has had a super big moment right now – and rightfully so! 

September is the new January

It’s time to get in gear because September is the beginning of the all new you. Wait. You check your calendar. January is four months away. September is just another month. You’re done with school, so why should you think about September as a transition time?

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