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Career Growth

Career Growth

Do This 1 Thing to Network Better

Networking isn’t the best part of anyone’s day. I have realized, over the course of my professional life, however, that networking is much more than a to-do list task when you need something, like a new job. Networking is eponymously about creating a network of connections that can be leveraged…

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Career Growth

10 Lessons from Game of Thrones That Will Get You Promoted

1. Don’t burn bridges before the war is over. Working with people on massive projects can be tedious, frustrating, and difficult (both the projects and the people). Don’t be Sandor ‘The Hound’ Clegane in the Lannister’s struggle to protect King’s Landing against Stannis, who started drinking long before the fight…

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Career Growth

How to Survive A Cut-throat Job Market

A brilliant, competitive friend of mine, doing a surgery internship at one of the best hospitals in the world, recently asked me a heart-breaking question. She spent all of college and medical school studying 12-hour days, getting As in most classes, and taking every opportunity to immerse herself in the…

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Career Growth

15 Better (and Painless) Networking Questions

When you’re working a room, the absolute worst question you can ask to kickstart a conversation is: How are you? It’s boring, and it sounds like a panicked stalling tactic used by an intimidated placeholder who doesn’t have anything better to say. You want to say something that will get…

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