The DC Government Wants to Hire You

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In our search for perks, cool coworkers, and a career full of excitement, it’s easy to overlook local government. But Willair St. Vil, of the District’s Department of Human Resources, assures me there’s more to the DC government than meets the eye. “In about 5 years, 20% of the DC Government’s workforce will be retiring,” […]
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The Art of the Hustle: Jamil Hamilton

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Jamil Hamilton is your typical D.C. consultant. What’s not so typical is that at night, when most of his colleagues are in bed, he’s driving to one of his popular DJ gigs. Best known for his signature Marvin Monday’s event, the consultant transforms the upstairs of U Street’s Marvin restaurant into a 90’s backyard party for […]
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Where to Make Powerful Contacts in Washington DC This Week

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“Millennials are changing the culture of the workplace, and companies who want the best and brightest talent are responding in kind,” says Lucas Group Executive Search Consultant Christopher Taylor. Millennial Week is where this new breed of talent and those looking for that talent collide. The conference will explore trends in entrepreneurship, digital fundraising, and startup […]
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This is How to Talk About Yourself at Parties

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If anyone’s going to face an interrogation at a party, it’s someone like me– a full-time freelance writer and member of the creative class. Parties are not for faking how invested you are in fishing the lime out of your drink or studying the molding in your host’s home. Parties are for socializing. Inevitably, whether you’re in Washington, […]
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Where Fit Professionals Run And Hike in DC

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Christa Aiken has been hiking at Great Falls National Park for years. Originally from Potomac, Maryland the former Redskins Cheerleader and founder of DC Fit Chick, is perpetually on the hunt for the perfect outdoor workout. “I love trying out the different Billy Goat Trails, or even some unmarked paths,” says Christa. “I’m also really digging Roosevelt Island. […]
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A Luxury Hotel’s Off-Menu Cocktail Recipe

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Labor Day weekend is for lounging. But not just any kind of lounging. It’s for extravagant, extraordinary, over the top chillaxation you just can’t get on any old weekend. On weekends like these leaving early on a Friday and sleeping in on a Monday means Saturday and Sunday can be filled with exploration and experimentation. […]
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The Cool Kids of Kenya

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By 2050, 1.3 billion people of the 7 billion on earth will come from the continent of Africa. With population growth at such explosive levels, job growth levels are just barely keeping up– causing millions of working-age people left out in the cold. But Kenya’s tight-knit creative community refuse to be left behind. Using platforms […]
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The Art of the Hustle: Erik Dryer

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“Until you learn to celebrate things big and small, none of this is worth it,” says moonlighter and Goodshuffle co-founder Erik Dreyer. Goodshuffle connects local companies and individuals to an online marketplace, where they can book all their event rental needs, from tables and chairs to tents and coolers, in one place. 32-year-old Dreyer has been […]
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A Quick Tour Of Cultural Cuisine In DC

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If touring the world isn’t on your list for this weekend, consider grabbing your wallet and heading to the closest ethnic food joint in the District. Your escape will begin as soon as you take a bite of something deliciously unfamiliar. Start your tour with these hand-picked destinations within city limits:   BISTRO BOHEM | Central European Tucked […]
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At The Washington Post, Fresh Talent Prevails

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A short commute from the Logan Circle neighborhood Elise Viebeck calls home, is a shiny new Washington Post office building— where the 27-year-old National Enterprise Reporter sits in a state-of-the-art newsroom and bounces ideas off her colleagues. Viebeck was a restless student during her tenure at Claremont McKenna College and wrapped her degree early so she could start […]
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Hot Spots for Intimate Concerts in DC

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Need a different way to unwind after work this weekend? Grab tickets to an intimate concert at one of the city’s refreshingly small venues. Concerts at arenas and stadiums– while they feature exciting big names– can be overwhelming and require a big time commitment. DC has a thriving music scene and its clubs have hosted some […]
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