Career Exploration

This Is a Pretty Simple Way to Control Your Inner Thoughts (and Stop Stressing)

I like yoga. That being said, yoga comes in two parts: the physical stuff and the mental stuff. The physical stuff, sign me up—I could sit in down dog all day. But the mindfulness part? That’s what I struggle with. …

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3 Common Habits That Make You Look Really Unapproachable at Work

Imagine that you’re sitting at your desk and your co-worker, Tanya, walks by holding a sign-up sheet for the company’s kickball team. Without even pausing, she passes you and asks your neighbor if he’d like to join. Maybe you didn’t …

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How to Job Hunt When You Can’t Leave Your Job Yet

You hate your job and can’t wait to be anywhere else—except twist, you have to stay for at least a little while longer. Maybe the hours allow you to care for a sick loved one, that promotion you’re in line …

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The Subtle Way You’re Burning Bridges Without Even Realizing It

I considered myself fortunate that I was already deep into my relationship with my now-husband when ghosting began trending in the dating world. The concept, frankly, of literally disappearing from someone’s life without an explanation, is brutal, and I felt …

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3 Facts You’ll Have to Face the First Time You Fire Someone

For even the best leaders, nothing puts a knot in their stomachs like having to fire someone. Even when the employee deserves it, taking someone’s job away is among the hardest tasks any leader has to do.

First off, firing …

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5 Things That Might Happen if Your Boss Finds Out You’re Job Searching

Well, this is awkward. You’ve been job searching, and now your boss knows it. Whether she overheard you chatting up a co-worker about your recent interview, called you on all of those “dentist appointments” you’ve been going to, or found …

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How Unlimited Vacation Works in Reality (and Not Just in Company Handbooks)

Like flex hours (Can I really work 11 to 7 PM if that’s my preference?) or personal days (Is it OK to use them to make my trip longer?), the increasingly popular unlimited vacation policy contains a lot of gray.

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What is a Finance Major and is it Right for Me?

Are you intrigued by the mathematics or statistics courses that you’ve taken in the past? Do you feel like you solve problems in creative ways, with a numbers-driven approach? Would you be interested in helping companies plan for how to …

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What is Consulting?

Being a consultant is an exciting opportunity to learn the ins and outs of running a business in an effective and profitable way. Regardless of your major, if you’re a creative problem-solver who is interested in different types of business …

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What is Investment Banking?

If you’re a business or finance major, chances are you’ve considered a career in investment banking. Even if you’re not currently majoring in a related discipline, you might be interested in finding out more about investment banking and the types …

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