The 3 Best Lessons I Learned From Saying “Yes” to Something I Had No Idea How to Do

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Recently I was asked to lead a project that would have a positive impact on not just my team, but on other teams across my company. Because I have a hard time turning things down at work, I accepted the …

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I Spy: How to Scope Out a Company Before the Interview

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It’s the day before your interview, and your mind starts racing. What is the company going to be like? What types of people will you meet? Will you fit in?

Stay calm, dear interviewee. To ease your pre-interview jitters—and to give …

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Companies are hiring, don’t miss out!

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As upcoming conferences post their career fair attendance lists, we are given a snapshot of what major players are currently shopping around for MBA talent.

See the list below and take advantage of this knowledge by looking into what positions …

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Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship

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The EP Summer Fellowship offers graduate students with a pathway into non-instructional leadership roles with education organizations.  It show students what a career in the education sector can look like for someone with their skills and background(s).

EP matches professionals …

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4 Ways Leaders Approach Their Personal Brand (That Don’t Feel Forced)

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We’ve all probably heard the hype about personal brands: We have to get one—and fast.

Yet, most people don’t really know what it is or how to go about making one.

Your personal brand is a reflection of the …

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3 Things You Can’t Control in Your Job Search (and 3 Things You Can!)

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Several years ago, I interviewed for a job that I really, really wanted: It seemed like the perfect role at a dream organization. I worked hard to prepare for the interview, and though I was nervous on the big day, …

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How to Figure Out What Exactly Makes You a Valuable Hire

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Emphasize what you bring to the table for employers.

It’s job search advice you’ve heard over and over again. But, here’s the thing: Identifying your own transferable skills and special qualities isn’t always that easy.

Sure, your previous jobs and …

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How to Convince a Company You’re Ready for a Manager Role Before You’re a Manager

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You’re ready to take that next step in your career, although you don’t technically have any management experience—yet. Sure, you know you’d be a great boss, but how can you get someone to give you a shot when don’t have …

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A Simple Networking Strategy That Makes You Memorable (for the Right Reasons)

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You know that networking can connect you with the next big opportunity in your career. And that’s exactly why you leave your comfort zone to do it.

But all your efforts are a little pointless if you never follow up …

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9 Soft Skills That’ll Put You Ahead of the Competition, According to Real Hiring Managers

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Sure, you’re an Excel wiz, a killer social media marketer, or have years of experience in the sales industry.

But, as you probably know, impressing a hiring manager is about more than just checking the job description boxes. As Muse …

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How to Be a Better Manager (When Your Team Members Are All Different)

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Whether you’re established and experienced or a total newbie, managing a team isn’t easy.

You have one team member who responds really well to constructive criticism, while another needs feedback phrased in a gentler way. You have one employee who …

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