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How Being Likeable Can Get You Hired

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A generation ago, it wasn’t uncommon for a well-written resume, relevant job experience, and some basic skills to be enough to land an interview. And while those things may still get you past an HR screening, being likeable in real life is just as important as being marketable on paper. Hiring managers aren’t just looking […]

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Our Guide to the No-Stress Interview Outfit

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Most of us know the basics of dressing for an interview. But we might still wonder: are we too fancy? Not fancy enough? Does our outfit make the right impression? Interviews are nerve-wracking enough without also having to worry about physical presentation. Fortunately, the right interview outfit can increase your confidence—and your potential employer will […]

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Interview | How One Social Media Post Sparked a Movement

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In the middle of July 2015, Dana Marlowe, a self-described “working suburban mom” in Maryland, posted to Facebook that she was planning to donate gently used bras and some unopened packages of sanitary pads and tampons to a local homeless shelter. She figured she would collect bras, pads, and tampons from friends and family for […]

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Podcast | How to Explain a Short-Term Job Stint, with Alexis Perrotta

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Idealist Careers’ own Alexis Perrotta joined Bossed Up podcast host Emelie Aries to give advice on how to address that short-term job stint when you’re interviewing for your next social-impact opportunity. Bossed Up offers career and personal development resources to empower women in the workplace and beyond. On this edition of the Bossed Up podcast, […]

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