The Follow-Up Email That’ll Save (Most) Meetings From Being a Waste of Time

There’s a special kind of exasperation that comes with leaving a meeting feeling even less sure what the point of it was than when you walked in (in which case, maybe someone needs this guide to running effective meetings, this

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Ellie Kemper Says Career Accomplishments Are Meaningless if You Don’t Do This, Too

Speaking to Princeton’s graduating class of 2019, Ellie Kemper shared stories from her youth—insisting she still looks about 17 even though her own graduation was 17 years ago—and a few NSFW jokes. But she also gave some classic and earnest …

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4 Mistakes It’s All Too Easy to Make When You Start a New Job (and You’re Also the Boss)

So you just landed a leadership role at a new company. Congratulations! Going in, you know there’ll be a learning curve when it comes to handling your new responsibilities. But there’s also the people factor to consider.

Being the boss …

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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person

Once upon a time, I was a newly crowned master of journalism who used to roll out of bed mid-afternoon, brush my hair, and eat something before I settled in for my “day.” By “day” I mean I’d check in …

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The Email You Have to Send After Interviewing for an Internship

The hunt for a great internship has a lot of moving parts. You’ve got to write a resume, tailor it to each position, and potentially prep for multiple rounds of interviews.

But even if you aced that interview, you’re not …

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The Right Way to Follow Up After a Career Fair (Email Template Included!)

When you show up to a career fair, they just give you a job, right? If only it were that easy. While career fairs serve up great introductions to companies, recruiters, and career paths you may choose to follow, it’s …

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I Tried to Network With 30 People in 30 Days and This Is What I Learned

I work from home, and I’ve learned the hard way that remote life isn’t exactly ripe with opportunities to network and make connections. And for someone like me—who leans heavily toward the extroverted side of the spectrum and craves human …

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7 Tips to Declutter Your Calendar (and Make Time for What Matters)

When Adrean Turner started a new role as a cost accountant, one of the tasks passed on to her from her predecessor was a monthly report that took almost two weeks to compile. She spent hours on it every month …

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3 Steps I Took to Grow My Leadership Skills at a Startup (and How You Can, Too!)

Choosing my career path after college came down to answering one particular question: Should I work for a big company or a startup?

To me, one advantage of working at a large corporation would be the presence of carefully considered …

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7 Kinds of Questions to Ask at a Career Fair to Make a Great Impression

Let’s be honest: Walking into a career fair can be incredibly intimidating. Look at all those people who have the power to give you a job one day! Look at all those other people who want some of the very …

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