4 Ways to Grow in Your Career—Without Becoming a Manager

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While it’s tempting to measure career growth and success solely according to the number of rungs we scale on the corporate ladder, management isn’t the only path to a satisfying career. Being a manager comes with responsibilities that don’t …

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4 Ways Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Job Search

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After months of unemployment, one of my career coaching clients desperately needed a new job, but she wanted to make sure it was in a field she loved. So, we re-did her resume and LinkedIn profile, wrote a cover …

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What Actually Is a Letter of Intent (and How Is it Different From a Cover Letter)?

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You scan a job posting and everything looks normal (responsibilities and requirements, check, lots of jargon related to your field, check), until you come across the following: Please submit a resume and letter of intent.

Huh. That’s a phrase you’ve …

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This Woman Is Proof That Working for a Temp Agency Can Lead to Your Dream Career

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Laura Eshelman was doing everything she could think of to find a job as a video producer. She went to networking events almost every night, reached out to people on LinkedIn, and formed connections through her university’s alumni network. …

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Here’s Why You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (Even if You’re Not Looking for a Job)

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Almost everything in your life eventually needs an update—your car, your clothing, your Facebook profile picture. Just the other day, I discovered that my running shoes are so worn down I’m basically running barefoot.

Your LinkedIn profile is no different. …

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