How to Stay Positive When Your Job Search Is Dragging You Down

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by Kat Boogaard

You spend every second of your free time weeding through different job descriptions. You’ve written so many cover letters and polite follow up emails that you literally become nauseous at the thought of having to author another …

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Volunteering Helped Me Figure Out What I Was Actually Passionate About

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When Jennifer Bangoura arrived in Mali in the summer of 2008, she spent three months in Bamako (the capital city) for rigorous language and technical training.

As a Peace Corps environmental volunteer, she needed to become fluent in Bambara, the …

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How to Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation That Works for You

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We all know the benefits of a robust LinkedIn profile. It attracts the right kind of attention from recruiters and hiring managers, it helps you build a strong, reliable network, and it’s a convenient and easy way to showcase …

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4 Thank You Notes for 4 Awkward Interview Situations

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Thank you notes matters. Read that sentence 27 more times.

Under the best of circumstances, a well-crafted thank you note can literally clinch the deal for you. In fact, I once represented a candidate who was running neck-and-neck with another …

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The Simple Strategy That Helped Me Set Long-Term Career Goals (Plus, a Worksheet!)

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Setting goals always sounds great in theory. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve said, “I’m going to restart my blog this month” or, “I want to be better at exercising this year” or, “I promise …

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