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5 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself in an Interview
3 years ago

5 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself in an Interview

Hiring managers all have their favorite interview questions, but they’re typically some variation of the common ones. For example, you might get, “How would your colleagues describe you?” or “Use three …
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5 Practical Ways to Feel More Joy in Your Job
3 years ago

5 Practical Ways to Feel More Joy in Your Job

By  •  Career Compass, Career

“Job” and “joy” have one letter between them, but for many they’re like chalk and cheese, oil and water, or snakes and mongooses.

And yet people do experience joy in …
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6 Things to Do Before Leaving Your Job
3 years ago

6 Things to Do Before Leaving Your Job

I know how exciting that last day at work before leaving for grad school is: Trust me, there is literally nothing better than deleting your office email account from your …
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The Right (and Wrong) Reasons to Get a Master’s in Communications
3 years ago

The Right (and Wrong) Reasons to Get a Master’s in Communications

If you want to advance your career in communications, you may have toyed with the idea of getting a master’s degree. It’s a tough job market out there, so …
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Want to Switch Careers? How an MBA Opens Doors
3 years ago

Want to Switch Careers? How an MBA Opens Doors

By  •  Career Compass, Career

One of the major selling points of business school is the potential to change careers: B-schools like to tell prospective students that an MBA will open the doors to jobs …
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7 Steps to Mapping Out a Job You’ll Actually Love
3 years ago

7 Steps to Mapping Out a Job You’ll Actually Love

There are a lot of people who aren’t so happy in their current jobs—are you one of them? If so, you’re definitely not alone. About 50% of all workers say …
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PREPARING FOR A CAREER DISCUSSION WITH YOUR MANAGER
3 years ago

PREPARING FOR A CAREER DISCUSSION WITH YOUR MANAGER

In order to have a productive career discussion with your manager, it is important for you to prepare and think through some key items ahead of time. You want to …
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5 Tips For Landing The Job You ACTUALLY Want
3 years ago

5 Tips For Landing The Job You ACTUALLY Want

Yay! You found a job. Nothing fancy, just a job. A year later, you move on to something else, something better (or so you think). Six months later, you’re on …
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5 Unorthodox Job Search Techniques You Should Try
3 years ago

5 Unorthodox Job Search Techniques You Should Try

You send out perfectly polished resumes and cover letters. Your LinkedIn profile is optimized. You’re networking and volunteering and blogging and tweeting… and still, no traction. If you’ve been at …
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Preparing For A Career Discussion With Your Manager
3 years ago

Preparing For A Career Discussion With Your Manager

In order to have a productive career discussion with your manager, it is important for you to prepare and think through some key items ahead of time. You want to …
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