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Three Types of Stories Every Leader Should Master

by Harrison Monarth | June 25, 2019

The fact that people react strongly to stories should motivate business leaders to develop their storytelling skills. Here are three stories every leader should master.

Which Green Jobs Are in High Demand and Where Can You Find Them?

by Alice Porter | June 25, 2019

The environmental sector is constantly growing, and as we move to a more sustainable way of life, green jobs will bring you job security as well as comfort that you'll be directly improving the environment. Find out here which green jobs are in high demand and where to find them.

How to Answer the “How Would Someone Else Describe You?” Interview Question

by Kaitlin McManus | June 19, 2019

What do people talk about when they talk about you? We give you some tips on how to answer when an interviewer asks what your friends, coworkers, and boss would say about you.

3 Common Interview Tips NOT to Take

by Derek Loosvelt | June 18, 2019

Interviews are stressful, so it's understandable to want to get as much advice about them as possible. However, some interview advice can hurt rather than help you. Here are three common tips to beware of.

5 Signs Your Boss Doesn't Like You on a Personal Level

by Leah Thomas via Fairygodboss | June 18, 2019

It can be hard to spot the difference between a boss trying to do her job in a fair way and a boss who has a problem with you on a personal level. So here are some red flags that indicate your situation might be verging into the "personal problem" territory.

7 Ways To Find Job Openings Without Using Job Boards

by Lisa Rangel | June 17, 2019

Spending most of your job-search time on job boards is an addictive, time suck spiral. Here's how to find openings outside of job boards.

4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

by Marcelo Barros | June 13, 2019

This year, thousands of international students across the U.S. will not receive H-1B visas. However, all is not lost for students who receive bad news from the H-1B visa lottery. Here are a few options unlucky international students can consider to try to keep their jobs.

This Trick Will Help You Gain Will Power and Get a New Job

by Derek Loosvelt | June 12, 2019

If you want a new job but are having trouble getting motivated to do all that's needed to succeed in your search, you'll want to try this "trick."

5 Entry-Level Jobs for Travel Lovers

by Kaitlin McManus | June 11, 2019

Not all those who wander are lost—in fact, many do it for work. We've gathered up five legit jobs (no "travel blogging" here) for those who want to trek the globe while earning a paycheck.

How to Leverage Your Summer Internship into a Full-Time Job

by Merryn Roberts-Huntley | June 10, 2019

How do you turn your summer internship experience into a job offer? We've got five tips on making your summer situation permanent.

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