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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

The Best Advice for College Graduates Looking for a Job

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When you need advice on getting a job or taking your career to the next level, it’s tempting to look to the Steve Jobs’ and Sheryl Sandbergs of the world for nibbles of wisdom… Continue reading

How to Leverage Job Rejection in Your Favor

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There’s a well-known Japanese proverb that says,  Fall down seven times, stand up eight. Job rejection is tough and, in the midst of it all, staying positive can be hard. But, rejection happens.… Continue reading

How to Showcase Your Passions for a Culture Fit

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Our research shows that 92% of company executives believe that culture skills are as important or more important than technical know-how. These are the six characteristics that entrepreneurial leaders value most. Desire to learn Passion: for the… Continue reading

8 Reasons Video Can Help you to Skill-Up on the Job

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There really is nothing like video. Ever since the first flicker of movement appeared on a screen, humans have been completely enthralled by the moving image. But, why does visual communication, or the conveyance of… Continue reading

10 Networking Tips for Finding Your Way to a Job You Love

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Networking is a learned skill that requires know-how, practice, and dedication. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70% of jobs are found through networking, and in the tight-knit tech community this number is likely… Continue reading

6 Fool-Proof Steps to Learning on the Job

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One day, I came into work and my boss asked me a question: can you be our content manager? Recognizing an opportunity for growth and advancement, I said yes. Unfortunately, I was also the project manager and… Continue reading

How to Find a Great Job with Great Company Culture

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All startups are different, which is why it’s vitally important to take into account not only the responsibilities of the role you’re interviewing for, but also whether the company you’re interviewing with is a good… Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Introverts Make Wonderful Startup Employees

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Growing up I was always the quiet student, the quiet sibling, and now I am one of the quietest members at my startup. At the office, some may think it’s simply because I… Continue reading