Deborah Swerdlow 52 posts
As a nonprofit advocacy professional living in Washington, D.C., Deborah works with groups across the country to educate their communities and lawmakers about public policies that can help low-income residents make ends meet. She is passionate about helping people connect their interests to a cause they believe in and empowering them to take action.

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Interview Q&A | “Tell Us About a Time When…”

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If you asked me to tell you about a time when I felt the most nervous during a job interview, it would be almost any time an interviewer said, “Tell me about a time when…” It turns out, I’m not the only one who tenses up when asked this question, as it frequently shows up […]

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How to Navigate a Transition Early in Your Career

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“After years of school and telling people this is what I want to do, how could I possibly change my mind now?” “I don’t like this career, but if I make a big change, will that make me just another stereotypical millennial who can’t commit?” “If I don’t follow the career path I planned, what […]

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Call Me Maybe? 3 Tips to Build a Strong References List

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When a hiring manager asks for your references, it’s usually a sign that you’ve made it to the final stages of the interview process. And at this point, you want your references to seal the deal for you, not give the hiring manager pause. But how do you ensure that it goes your way? Below […]

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Going Back to Graduate School? 4 Tips to Start Strong

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Back-to-school jitters aren’t just for young kids. If you’re heading back to graduate school this fall after taking a few years off, it’s totally normal to be nervous about the adjustment. After all, it has probably been a while since you’ve had to deal with homework, group projects, and professors. As an adult, you can […]

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