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Networking in Portland: 7 Events to Expand Your Professional Circle

By | No Comments | October 30, 2014

In Portland, Ore. and looking to network with other young professionals? Here are seven events you’ll want to add to your calendar. Read »

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How to Manage Productive and Happy Interns — and Make the Most of Them

By | No Comments | October 29, 2014

A happy and productive intern will make your job easier. Here’s how to ensure both parties get the most out of an internship. Read »

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5 Reasons You Should Work for Free

By | No Comments | October 28, 2014

Before you decide to work for free, make sure you do it for the right reasons. Here are a few — plus the one reason why you shouldn’t. Read »

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5 Types of People You Don’t Want to Become at the Office

By | 5 Comments | October 24, 2014

Ever had trouble getting along with your coworkers at the office? Before you point fingers at someone else, take a look at this list to see if the problem is really your personality. Read »

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9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss

By | 2 Comments | October 22, 2014

Live in Austin, Texas? Expand your professional and social circles with these networking opportunities. Who knows, you might find your next boss – or maybe just a new best friend! Read »

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Struggling to Explain Your Unconventional Career Path? Do This Instead

By | 6 Comments | October 16, 2014

If you’ve had several different jobs throughout your career — and aren’t sure how to make sense of them all — it’s time to figure out your “through-line.” Read »

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How To Build a Strong Network By Connecting With Total Strangers

By | 4 Comments | October 16, 2014

Stop making rookie networking mistakes and get smarter about growing your network. Learn how to reach out to people you don’t even know and convince them to help you. Read »

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Networking in Chicago: 7 Must-Attend Events for Creative Entrepreneurs

By | 6 Comments | October 15, 2014

Tap into Chicago’s entrepreneurial scene and meet other go-getters and creatives at these Windy City events and spaces. Read »

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Want to Make More Money? 4 Reasons to Lie About Your Salary History

By | 4 Comments | October 14, 2014

No matter what anyone tells you, this is the most effective tactic to negotiate the salary you deserve. Read »

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5 Ways to Convince Your Boss to Allow You to Work from Home

By | 3 Comments | October 13, 2014

How to convince your boss that working from home increases productivity, lowers costs and is good for the company. Read »

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How to Fire an Employee You Like (And Not Feel Terrible Afterward)

By | No Comments | October 13, 2014

Firing someone can be hard, and it’s even more difficult when that someone is your friend. Get the job done easier with a little preparation and a lot of honesty. Read »

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How to See the World While Working: 6 Sweet Jobs That Let You Travel

By | 3 Comments | October 10, 2014

Don’t throw away your extensive travel plans because you need to work. These jobs will let you work from anywhere. Read »

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8 Fun Networking Events in Sacramento You Should Attend

By | No Comments | October 9, 2014

Live in Northern California? Expand your professional and social circles with networking events that will help connect you with new friends – and maybe even new colleagues. Read »

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Learning From LeBron: What the NBA Star Can Teach You About Becoming an MVP At Work

By | No Comments | October 8, 2014

What the NBA’s top star can teach you about becoming an MVP at work. Read »