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Just Send Me Your Resume …

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“Oh, I know this guy…” “Let me show your resume to the head of operations….” “Here’s my email. I’ll forward your resume to my assistant to pass on to…” Do any of these phrases resonate? We all have them—parent’s friends, friend’s parents, the guy you used to babysit for—and they all really want to help […]

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Template Toolbox | 2 Email Templates for Networking

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When it comes to growing your network, learning about new organizations, and ultimately landing a dream job, you’ll likely rely on email to find opportunities. In the first post in this two-part series you’ll find two email templates that can help you meet new people and find job opportunities. Use these templates to take the […]

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The One Time Being Late Worked In My Favor

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When I was living abroad and on the job hunt, I found my dream job on Idealist.org. But the excitement was short-lived as I quickly scanned the post and discovered I had just missed the application deadline. I knew I was a good fit, and figured there had to be something I could do. So, […]

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Network to a New Job: How to Meet Influential People

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Early in my career while working in Washington, DC, it seemed like every day, I’d receive an invite to an event, panel discussion, or happy hour. Unfortunately, the thought of attending all (or any) of these events made me cringe. I’ve always been a pretty strong introvert, and networking can be painful for me. I’d […]

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