4 Tips for Navigating Tough Work Conversations

Difficult work conversations come in a variety of subjects and degrees of importance. Even a simple, “I think you stole my yogurt out of the fridge” chat with a colleague can feel rife with awkwardness. And when you need to …

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What Are Collaboration Skills? Definition and Examples

Collaboration skills are what you use to work with others efficiently. In the workplace, collaborating means anything from brainstorming new ideas with a teammate to problem-solving with a client. 

Collaboration skills are one of the top soft skills employers want …

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Have a Remote Internship? Here Are 6 Ways to Stand Out

The global pandemic has ushered in an era of remote work, but not all employees are fans of a virtual office. Recent research from Glassdoor found that 70% of interns view remote work negatively, citing difficulty in communication and collaboration …

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Hobbies and Interests: Should They Be on Your Resume?

If you’ve ever used a resume template you might have noticed a section for “extracurricular activities” or “hobbies and interests.” Today we’re going to talk about how to use this to your advantage, as well as what to avoid.

A …

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Get Your Resume Noticed In Seven Seconds or Less

You’ve been applying for jobs for what feels like forever, but you’re not getting anywhere: no interviews, let alone job offers. 

A common reason you’re missing out on the interview round? Issues with your resume.

The average recruiter spends only …

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6 Tips for Becoming a Mentor

Today, 70 percent of Fortune 500 firms have internal mentoring programs. These programs focus on employee development while also boosting employee loyalty and productivity. In general, mentors offer guidance, share their knowledge, challenge and push, help set career goals, motivate, …

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A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Tax Associate at a Big Four Accounting Firm

8:00 AM: Arrive at work. I like to get in a little earlier than others (most other people in the office get in around 9:00 a.m.). This gives me a chance to check e-mail and voicemail, take care of administrative …

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10 Tips for Virtual Interviews

10 Tips for Virtual Interviews

Do your homework.

Before your interview, reach out to people you know who have worked at or are familiar with the firm. Go beyond classmates and 3Ls and talk to friends at other law schools …

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The Everything Guide to a Career in Public Service

When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the …

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Top 5 Tools for Digital Marketing

When it comes to digital marketing, few things are as important as the tools digital marketers rely on to get their jobs done. These include everything from social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to analytics tools like Google Analytics. …

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