Writing

 

That Time Putting a GIF in My Cover Letter Landed Me the Job

In those last three words, I saw my window of opportunity. A chance to break the mold and do something different. I saw a challenge—a fun one—and I accepted it, without hesitation. And here was the weird thing—I was actually excited to write it. Say what? Yep...Read More

 
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3 Science-Backed Reasons You Need to Take a 5-Minute Walk Today

Increasing your step count each day can stimulate your brain to think better and be more creativeplus it can put you in a better mood. (Ugh, sounds horrible!)So, next time you’re stumped or just feeling plain crabby, get moving....Read More

 

This is the easiest way to expand your job search network instantly

Why am I telling you this? No, it’s surprisingly not because I enjoy saying, “My boyfriend is a beer and wine director.” It’s because this experience taught me two big things about one of the activities I used to dread most—networking...Read More

 

The Best Thing You Can Do for Yourself When You're Stressed

You must be in top-notch condition to do your best work, and you must be at your best before you can help others be at their best. That includes partners, friends, family members, co-workers and—yep—your boss (gasp). This isn’t selfish behavior. It’s necessary... Read More

 

5 STRATEGIES THAT'LL STOP YOU FROM RAMBLING THROUGH AN INTERVIEW

Rambling is an understandable and common behavior in nerve-wracking situations. After all, there’s a lot at stake if you really want the gig. But unfortunately, it doesn’t make you look very professional or on top of your game...Read More

 

3 Questions Smart People Ask Before Sending Out That Meeting Invite

I’m not saying all meetings are worthless. Some are absolutely, hands down necessary. And sometimes they’re just the only way to get things done. But I also believe that there’s room for us to be incredibly more efficient by asking ourselves these three questions...Read More

 

4 Simple Ways to End Each Workday Happy (You're Welcome!)

We have much more ownership over how our days play out than we think. Sure, there are going to be off ones where you’re thrown super random and sometimes downright discouraging curve balls. But for the most part, you’re in charge...Read More

 

How to work hard when you really just don't care anymore

This lackadaisical attitude you’ve adopted does not accurately characterize who you are. You’re a hard worker and a good teammate. And even if you don’t care about the projects you’re doing, you should still knock them out of the park while you’re there...Read More

 

52 Creative (and Easy!) Lunch Ideas That'll Make Your Co-workers Jealous

I try to pack my lunch for work as often as possible. But there have been weeks in which I buy it, ignoring my dwindling bank account. Because, truth be told, I’m only human and going through the effort of making my own food seems like a lot at 7 AM...Read More

 

How to Get Noticed for a Job Before You Even Submit Your Resume

There’s no denying that your resume and cover letter are important. They’re both pretty crucial pieces to the puzzle. But they aren’t the only ones. If you ignore the others, you may be overlooked and not even make it to the interviewing stage...Read More

 

3 Ways to Deal with the Co-worker Who's Always Running "a Little Late"

But if it’s seven, 10, 15 minutes and everyone else has already arrived? Not only is that just plain rude, but it’s a threat to your productivity, the harmony of the company, and, possibly, your relationships with your clients....Read More

 

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