Originally Posted by Benesyed
I definitely feel this is remarkably true. I have no problem paying for people or buying people random small things here and there but its very uncommon for my American born friends to do the same. Some of them are frugal because they have tough situations (very ill family that they will have to care for so they think about every penny) but some are just not very considerate.
this is less an issue once you start making money
Originally Posted by iamacyborg
My first job was an absolute crapshoot, but it's only gotten easier since the first one rolled in.
Marketing's easy to get into, pays well, is interesting (I get to use people as guinea pigs) and you can work for virtually any industry, definitely a good field to be in.
lol @ marketing paying well, particularly at entry, or near entry-level
Originally Posted by Bam!ChairDance
Linkedin is amazing for finding potential contacts, whether for sales or job leads or whatever. There's little reason nowadays to stuff yourself into a room and put on a friendly face in hopes of 'networking,' since Linkedin helps you do it in a super targeted way.
One glaring weak spot, though, are the discussion boards and comment sections. Stay away from those
about the same for comment sections everywhere on the internet though
great for basic networking and sourcing contacts for jobs though