Kick Ass in Life

Kick Ass in Life

Laura Eshelman
Just starting out? Learn how to get hired fast, be smart about money and become a happier and healthier YOU!


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Graduation Checklist for May Grads

Graduation Checklist for May Grads
Are you graduating in May? Don't freak out! With this checklist you'll have an action plan going into your graudation so you feel prepared and ready to kick ass in the job search.
April 7, 2018
How to Write a Cover Letter to get the Hiring Manager's Attention
No one enjoys writing a cover letter, but it's vital to give a hiring manager the first glimpse of YOU. It shows you can write and convey ideas, it paints a picture of your experience beyond your resume and it's just one other element to sell yourself. To get an interview, it's critical to nail the cover letter. Let's break it down.
January 29, 2018
Dos/Don'ts of How to Reach Out for Advice Coffees or Informational Interviews
Struggling with what to write in your email for an informational interview? Fear no more. I list all dos/don'ts for how to reach out and get an informational interview that won't annoy the other person. Instead, it will get them to say YES quickly so you can impress the hell out of them. For More visit…tional-interview/ and email me at
January 21, 2018
How to Pay Yourself First & Start Saving from Nothing
How can you start a savings account when it feels like you have nothing? It's simple - just get started. You can start doing this even if you have a next-to-nothing paycheck. Let's talk about how to start building up your emergency savings account now by paying yourself first. And that's only the beginning. For more visit:
January 14, 2018
Where To Look for a New Job Opportunity
Have you ever struggled to get started in a job search and not known where to get started? In this episode, I talk about where to look for job opportunities. From using the resources online to your network, there are a few places you should always be searching for a job. 2018 is the year of YOU. If one of your goals is to find a new job this year -- get started and start searching. Theme song by Qusic.
January 7, 2018
How to Create Goals You Can Actually Keep
It's 2018. Happy New Year! This is the time of setting new goals for the upcoming year. Have you given thought to what you'd love to accomplish in the new year? Try following these few steps to create goals you can actually KEEP! Read more at Theme song by Qusic.
January 1, 2018
How to do the Whole 30
Have you heard of the Whole 30? It's simply 30 days without dairy, legumes, sugar, alcohol, and grains. It's a really fun way to start out the new year by prioritizing health. It's hard - sure - but the benefits you get out outweigh any challenges you may have! Kicking Ass is all about the different facets -- so try kicking ass in your health for 2018. January is a great opportunity to start fresh! You can read more about It starts with Food by Melissa Hartwig. Or visit for more tips and tricks. Theme song by Qusic.
December 26, 2017
Create a Kick-Ass Online Portfolio
If you aren't online you aren't anywhere. Create an online that shows how awesome you and helps get you your next job. For more visit Theme Song by Qusic.
December 20, 2017
How to Avoid Stress and Stay Sane this Season
The winter is filled with stress and anxiety! It's even more stressful if you're job searching. Practice these quick tips to help you stay SANE this season. For more visit Theme Song by Qusic.
December 11, 2017
Help! I'm graduating in December
Are you graduating this December? Congrats! Here are the things you need to do NOW to get ahead and differentiate yourself from your fellow graduates. For more tips visit Theme song by Qsic.
December 3, 2017
How to Rock an Informational Interview
Learn how to prepare and how to master an informational interview. People want to help you so use this time to network and learn as much as possible. For more visit Theme song by Qsic.
November 27, 2017
Exploring Temp Agencies when Looking for a Full-Time Job
Looking for a full-time job? Sometimes a temp agency can be the answer to tide you over to your full-time gig. How do they work? What can you learn from them? When should you use them? We discuss it all on this week's Kick Ass in Life. See More @ Theme Song by Qsic.
November 22, 2017
Craft Your Elevator Pitch
Learn how to craft a compelling elevator pitch to help you make a positive impression on whomever you meet. No elevator needed. Check out more @ Theme song by Qsic.
November 10, 2017
How to Network Like a Pro
Networking can be really scary. You mean I have to willingly meet STRANGERS? Don't worry. It doesn't have to be with a few quick tips. Check out more @ Theme song by Qsic.
October 26, 2017
Manage your first-day job jitters
How do you control those first-day job jitters? It's easy. It all has to do with preparation! Theme song by Qsic.
October 22, 2017
How to deal with Rejection in the Job Search
Rejection sucks. Hearing no sucks. You’ll hear a lot of that. No, you’re not the right fit. No, we don’t have opportunities now. No, we don’t need you. No. No. No. For more check out Learn how to deal with Rejection during the job search. Theme song by Qsic.
October 15, 2017
Create a Badass Resume to get hired FAST
Create a resume to get noticed and help stand apart from the crowd. You'll get hired fast when you use a few of these pro tips. See More @ Theme song by Qsic.
October 8, 2017
Looking for a job? Just Get Started!
From a couch to Kansas to finding her first job in New York City Laura talks about how she found her first full time job. Being willing to start anywhere is huge to be able to get hired FAST. For more, check out Theme song by Qsic.
October 8, 2017

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