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Women Who Do

Women Who Do: How this Copywriter, Brand Strategist, & Entrepreneur Built a Successful Online Business

Kayla Hollatz never admitted to having it all figured out. As a fashion journalism major, she pursued a career in public relations before building a successful business helping creative entrepreneurs and small businesses highlight their brand story through copywriting, brand strategy, and content creation through KaylaHollatz.com. But, as Kayla says, it’s more fun…

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Resumés, etc.

How to Write Silicon Valley-Worthy Cover Letters

Covers letters are rough. There are arguments that cover letters are unnecessary because hiring managers don’t read them; others swear that cover letters enhance your application. So what do you do? Try to include a cover letter for as many applications as you can. However, your cover letter will hurt…

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Women Who Do

Women Who Do: How a Cup of Coffee Helped This International Programme Manager Achieve Her Dream Job

After spending nearly a decade as a volunteer in the international development sector across Africa and Asia, Lou Talbot Beirne finally got her dream job as International Programme Manager at leading international development and volunteering NGO, VMM International. Lou’s route to her dream role (and first paid role!) wasn’t easy…

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Women Who Do

Women Who Do: Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineer & President of Kallisto Engineering

Mia Samsel does it all. A civil, environmental, and construction engineer with a project management background who’s worked on multi-billion dollar projects, Mia is also a mom of two, including a son with severe autism, has taught engineer-related courses as an adjunct professor, and started her own engineering consulting business,…

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Career Growth

9 Steps to Getting a Job After Taking Time Off

Sometimes taking time off from a desk job is necessary – whether it’s for a mental and emotional break, pursuing a personal venture, or for family reasons. Taking a break can offer a wealth of experience in a non-traditional sense, but it may not be recognized as “strong experience” garnering…

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Career Growth

10 Things to Do to Land a Job in 30 Days

It’s possible, and you can do it. Here’s how: 1. Clean and Bulk Up Your LinkedIn Your LinkedIn profile is your virtual resumé. This means that while hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less scanning your resumé, they’ll likely spend less time on your virtual resumé. Recruiters and connections can…

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