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A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding a Career You Love

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Do you ever find yourself winding down on a Sunday evening—still buzzing from a busy weekend of friends, family, and fun—only to have a looming Monday morning hit you like a load of… Continue reading

7 Steps to Mastering the Art of Persuasion

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You might think that the hardest part of selling your product to a client is pitching, but I’ll stop you right there. Currently, my role is to pitch studios and gyms to join ClassPass as a venue… Continue reading

How to Evaluate Job Fit During an Interview

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As an applicant, it’s easy to focus on “selling yourself” during an interview, but the employer-employee relationship is a two-way street. We all know that it’s important to bring questions to the interview in order… Continue reading

The Best Advice for College Graduates Looking for a Job

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When you need advice on getting a job or taking your career to the next level, it’s tempting to look to the Steve Jobs’ and Sheryl Sandbergs of the world for nibbles of wisdom… Continue reading

How to Leverage Job Rejection in Your Favor

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There’s a well-known Japanese proverb that says,  Fall down seven times, stand up eight. Job rejection is tough and, in the midst of it all, staying positive can be hard. But, rejection happens.… Continue reading

10 Steps to Leading a Brainstorming Session that Works

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Brainstorming sessions are breeding ground for idea generation. Invented in the 1930s by advertising executive Alex Osborn, brainstorming was initially coined “thinking up.” In encouraging unhampered, spur-of-the-moment thoughts, Osborn hoped to break the conventional meeting mold that… Continue reading

How to Showcase Your Passions for a Culture Fit

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Our research shows that 92% of company executives believe that culture skills are as important or more important than technical know-how. These are the six characteristics that entrepreneurial leaders value most. Desire to learn Passion: for the… Continue reading

8 Reasons Video Can Help you to Skill-Up on the Job

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There really is nothing like video. Ever since the first flicker of movement appeared on a screen, humans have been completely enthralled by the moving image. But, why does visual communication, or the conveyance of… Continue reading

10 Networking Tips for Finding Your Way to a Job You Love

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Networking is a learned skill that requires know-how, practice, and dedication. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70% of jobs are found through networking, and in the tight-knit tech community this number is likely… Continue reading

How to Tell a Story that will Deeply Impact Your Career

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One of my earliest memories as a child was looking out through the window of my family’s second story apartment and watching birds take-off from the window ledge. I was fascinated by how… Continue reading