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The Value of Keeping in Contact


We’ve probably all experienced this moment in the interview process: you’re asked to provide references, and you have to track down the latest contact information for an old supervisor. You draft an email letting them know that someone may be calling them soon, and provide an update on what you’ve been doing in the five […]


How to Attend Grad School with a Full-Time Job

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So you’ve decided that you’re ready to make your next move and start a graduate degree program—but your days are already packed with full-time work commitments. You may be wondering, “Can I really manage grad school and continue to work full time?” The short answer is “Yes.” But as a full time professional, you have […]


3 Steps to Starting a Working-Parents Group in Your Office

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For some working parents, days at the office can feel like a relief and a return to normalcy. But for others, it can be a stressful balancing act. A great way for parents to support each other in the workplace is to start a working-parents group. These groups offer not only professional and social support, […]


How to Know if a Job is the Right Fit—Before Accepting the Offer

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s nothing like you expected. Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters. But as time goes by you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture. Perhaps you’re used to more approachable leadership, or maybe you just miss your old job’s social outings. […]