4 Tips for Building Relationships Through Informational Interviews

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Informational interviews are treasure troves of information. What you collect from these types of networking meetings—in which you build relationships with people at the organizations you want to join—can provide you with insights that can help you improve your resume, cover …

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8 Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession, From People Who’ve Been There

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If I could change one thing about my career, it would be my timing. I graduated from college in 2009 and entered the workforce at the height of the 2008-2009 recession, the largest economic upheaval since the Great Depression. That …

By Ilana (Plen) Gordon - The Muse
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6 Actions to Take to Advance Your Career

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It’s common to feel stuck in your career, like you’re no longer growing or enjoying your work. And when you stop growing professionally, you stop expanding your skills, knowledge, and experiences. As a result, you stop expanding your personal value. This …

By Jamie Carlstedt - Vault
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Is a Part-Time Job Right for You? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

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As a result of COVID-19, many people’s work lives have been turned upside down. If you were let go, had to put your education plans on hold, or were suddenly left without childcare options, you may be wondering if a …

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Three Questions To Ask During The Law Firm Recruiting Process This Year

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If you have your sights set on starting your career in BigLaw, you likely have clear expectations for your summer associate experience. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced change, including to summer associate programs and their accompanying interview processes, and …

By Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP - Vault
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How to Write an Out-of-Office Message During the COVID-19 Pandemic—Plus Examples!

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Everything’s a little off-kilter as we continue to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s hard to step away from work when the “office” is the dining room table you can see from your couch. It feels a little strange to …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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All Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work—Answered!

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You’re searching through a job board, scanning postings for positions that might be right for you, and in the requirements section you see: “strong communication skills” or “team player” or “skilled multitasker.” Do your eyes just jump over these? Or …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

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Asking for a job reference is one of those things that is perfectly normal and necessary, and yet potentially uncomfortable. There something about asking, “Hey, is it okay if a stranger calls you and asks you a lot of questions …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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How to Build a Career Path in 3 Steps

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By Alex Janin
Updated Nov. 17, 2020 4:12 pm ET

Whether you are looking for a job for the first time or seeking to make a move in the middle of your career, having a plan is the surest way …

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How to Network and Meet the Right People

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By  Alex Janin
Nov. 11, 2020 10:28 am ET
Building a network is vital for your career, whether you are looking to take the next step, change industries or build your personal brand. Networking can feel intimidating at any age …

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