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8 tips for negotiating a job offer

The job market right now can feel like a weird place. The Great Resignation is putting employers on the spot, creating more space for employees to get better offers—in theory. In reality, this isn’t always the case. Not every industry is seeing this bonanza market for applicants. Also, ...

Congrats on the promotion! Here’s how to navigate your new role

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard, shown that you’re ready for more, and leveled up at your job. But after all the effort of advocating for yourself and making sure your work is top-notch, getting a promotion can trigger a feeling of, “Okay, now what?” First, of course, you ...

How managers can help their teams deal with burnout

No matter who you are and what field you work in, these past couple of years has been rough. Dealing with a global pandemic and a new normal in virtually every industry has left people feeling overwhelmed and stressed. This has been compounded by the Great Resignation, leaving open jobs and ...

Everything you wanted to know about becoming an Editor

If “bookworm” is one of the top ten words to describe you, chances are you’ve at least thought about a career in publishing or editing. Or maybe you’re like I was, just out of school: holding an English degree in one hand and a lifelong love of books and writing in the other, but unsure ...

These 8 traits will make you more promotable

Getting promoted is (obviously) amazing for the validation, growth, and potentially more money it brings. It’s also one of the biggest challenges for employees: how do I actually get one? But unfortunately, there’s no slam-dunk answer to that question. Promotions happen for a variety of ...

Own your career break: how to explain your time away from the workforce

Not every career path is linear. Sometimes an unexpected disruption takes us off one trail and puts us on another. And in our work lives, that can mean losing a job, taking time off to care for family, or dealing with an illness or injury that keeps you out of work for a time. Whatever the ...

Could a lateral career move be right for you?

When we think of switching jobs, we often think that it involves a big shift, whether it’s a jump in seniority or job title or a big raise in pay. “Climbing up the corporate ladder” is how we tend to see our careers. But what if a smaller change is better for you in the meantime? One ...

Don’t want an unpaid internship? Here are 5 ways to build your resume

Internships are generally shorthand for “newbie getting experience, for no pay.” And they can be a beneficial career step when you’re a student, recent grad, or otherwise starting a new career. But internships are also increasingly problematic: many feel that companies take advantage of ...

How to answer “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” 

“So tell me—where do you see yourself in five years?” This is pretty common professional small talk, but it can have a major impact if it’s being asked by your boss, or in a job interview. Some people are lucky and have a vision board and an answer ready to go. Some of us haven’t ...