On Careers

August 2010


6 Ways to Soothe Job Interview Jitters

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Do you get nervous and anxious before a job interview? Here are six ways to fight off interview nerves and jitters.

1. Remember that they think you’re qualified. The fact that they set up an interview means that they’ve already determined that you’re sufficiently qualified that there’s a very good ...

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How to Get Management Experience

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When I'm hiring for a management position, I'm generally looking for a track record of effective management. For job candidates who want to move into management, this can feel like an impossible bind: How can they get management experience if no one will take a chance on someone without it?

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6 Ways to Jumpstart a Successful Day

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Have you ever noticed that the way you feel first thing in the morning often sets the stage for how you feel the rest of the day? You wake up on the wrong side of the bed, and that side of the bed follows you to work. Or, something great happens first thing in the a.m. and that feeling echoes ...

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How Unpaid Interns Can Ask For Work That Pays

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A reader writes: Dear Evil HR Lady, I am currently finishing my Master's degree at a prestigious university in London. I entered the Master's programme directly out of my undergrad. I'm a top student, and graduated cum laude with highest honours. I have some internship experience, and job ...

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The No. 1 Quality For Career Success

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Do you want to pursue your passion? Do you want a career that makes you feel alive? Here is a quote that, in one sentence, sums up the secret recipe to making it happen. It’s a quote that gets to the essence of what it takes to create a passion-filled career (and a passion-filled life, for that ...

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