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9 Ways to Make Your Day More Successful Before 9 AM

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How you start your day can very much determine how the rest of it will go.  Many successful people and entrepreneurs have various morning hacks to create a productive morning routine. I’ve been fascinated… Continue reading

So, That’s How Venture Capital Firms Work: VC Demystified

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As a rising senior at the University of Southern California, many of my peers are interested in joining a startup when they graduate next year. For me, I’ve always been interested in venture capital, a… Continue reading

Top 8 Ways to Find a Job Using Linkedin

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Today, the “continuous job search” is a crucial practice that can prevent you from missing out on opportunities. As social media becomes increasingly important to job seekers, harnessing the real power of social platforms –… Continue reading

EMPATHY AT WORK: BRENÉ BROWN VIDEO ANIMATION

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The jury is in on emotional intelligence. It’s not just a buzzword. Ninety-two percent of the company executives surveyed in our recent study reported that culture skills are as important as — if not more important than— technical… Continue reading

HOW I MADE MY CAREER CHANGE, IN FIVE ACTIONABLE STEPS

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Resolutions are notoriously hard to keep. It was January 1, the first day of 2014. I stood around the counter in my grandmother’s kitchen, chatting with my family members about what we hoped… Continue reading

EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD AND SHOULDN’T DO BEFORE RESPONDING TO A JOB OFFER

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Congrats! After phone screens, onsite interviews and reference checks, you’ve finally received an offer for your dream job. Now what? First things first: stop, take a deep breath and get ready to make an informed… Continue reading

5 REASONS WHY VOLUNTEERING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON IS GOOD FOR YOUR CAREER

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The holiday season is about spending time with family and friends, indulging in warm, rich seasonal treats, and giving to the ones we love. And so, it’s never so clear than during the… Continue reading

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