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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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Ask Alexis | Is it Okay to Ask for Feedback After An Interview?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I’m wondering if it’s okay to request interview feedback from an employer who didn’t hire me. I’d really love to know a few more specifics of what wasn’t a fit so that I can work on it in the future, but I’m not sure how to ask or whether I’ll hear back […]

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Ask Alexis | My Previous Supervisor Never Offered Critical Feedback

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Dear Ask Alexis, I was reviewing your article on Interview Q&A | “What are Your Greatest Professional Strengths and Weaknesses?”. I found it very good, and my basic response is that my weakness is that I never completely learned a second language but I’m using software and online resources to brush up, or the same […]

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