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3 everyday words that can make you seem rude in emails

In one week, I’ve dramatically improved my professional communication skills.

Yes, I know, that’s a big claim—but it’s true. And the best part is that the changes I made were simple. 736 more words


When your dream job isn't your dream job anymore

You have the perfect job. The one you always wanted—in an exciting industry, for a big name company, with a title that says you get to do what you love all day long. 1,244 more words


5 job search myths you need to stop believing

If you want to find a job you love, you have to have high standards. You have to know what you want and what you’re worth… 1,257 more words


5 tips for mastering the salary negotiation process

You’re interviewing for a pretty great gig, and things are going really well. Until, well, they ask you what seems like a trick question: How much money do you think you deserve? 854 more words


My Husband is The Enemy?

How long do I have to go through this?  My own husband doesn’t believe in me.  I have to put off writing (my soul/my dream) to “make more money”? 252 more words

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10 email templates you'll need during your job search

Job searching involves a whole lot of email. Reaching out to a LinkedIn connection about an open position. Emailing the hiring manager your well-crafted cover letter and a link to… 1,012 more words


4 cringe-worthy work blunders (and how to survive them)

The longer you work, the more mistakes you’re going to make. Some will be big, most will be small, and, ideally, all will teach you… 1,355 more words