Here’s What You Need To Know About Working In Business Technology And IT (Hint: A Tech Degree Isn’t Always Required)

Every successful company specializes in something—but being an expert in one area doesn’t make them an expert in all areas. This is especially true when it comes to technology. Executives across all industries need help deciding which tools work best …

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Your Ultimate Guide to Using Instagram for Personal Branding (Without Feeling Fake)

You use social media, right? But how often do you think about how it can help your career?

Probably not often. Take Instagram—I certainly never considered using it for anything other than sharing my favorite vacation photos. And yet it …

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5 Things You Deserve From Your Job (No Matter Where You Work)

I have news for you: There’s no such thing as a perfect job. Even the careers that seem like they jumped straight from your dreams and into reality have their downsides—that’s why there’s a paycheck involved.

But, while you might …

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Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Answer Interview Questions With the Right Amount of Detail?

Dear Recruiter,

How do I know if I’m providing enough detail when answering interview questions?

Signed,
Wary of Being Wordy

Dear Wary of Being Wordy,

An ideal interview answer gives enough information to convey your accomplishments without overloading the interviewer …

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Figuring Out the Missing Puzzle in Your Job Search

If you’re job searching, but not getting interviews, it might be time to take another look at how you’re marketing yourself and where you’re spending your time.

Think about:

What kinds of jobs are you applying for? If you can’t …

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Ghosting an Employer Will Backfire—Send This Email Instead

Ghosts are real. They look less like Casper or Moaning Myrtle and more like romantic interests who disappear without so much as a call or a text. Or, in the context of this being an article on a career platform, …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Being An ‘Intrepreneur’

When we hear “innovation,” it’s hard not to think about the classic success stories and the images of people tinkering with old-timey motherboards in the pursuit of scientific progress. That’s where so many key tech companies like Dell started, after …

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The Answer to: What’s the Right Way to Include Links on Your Resume?

When I was applying for editorial jobs, I desperately wanted to show off all the stuff I’d written. Of course, some applications asked for writing samples. But many didn’t, and I had to wonder—was not sharing my work holding me …

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I’m a Showrunner’s Assistant—Here’s How I Broke Into the TV Industry

Ian Olympio is a showrunner’s assistant on a new untitled STARZ drama from playwright Katori Hall. A showrunner, for those of you who aren’t as addicted to TV as me, is the driving force behind the entire journey of a …

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5 Painful But Important Things to Do When You Lose Your Job

When I lost my job in 2014, I naturally slipped into a self-pity funk for a bit.

What did I do first? I promptly made an enormous bowl of tiramisu and attempted to soothe my bruised ego with dessert. But—as …

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