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6 Companies Fighting to End the Wage Gap

6 Companies Fighting to End the Wage Gap

It’s really too bad that you can’t just ask,” My male coworkers aren’t making $3,000 more than that, right?” during the offer phase. Nothing kills your vibe quite like seeing your male coworkers make 20 percent more money for the same work. Unfortunately, women still...
I Interned for Career Contessa This Summer—Here Are My Takeaways

I Interned for Career Contessa This Summer—Here Are My Takeaways

Summer is coming to an end and so is my editorial internship at Career Contessa. Boo! Why does this always happen? Can’t three months of summer feel long for once? As I’m writing this, I only have two days left to soak up the knowledge of the Career Contessa...
Career Contessa’s Best Advice for 2019—Roundup Edition

Career Contessa’s Best Advice for 2019—Roundup Edition

We love roundups, you love roundups, everybody loves roundups. So we took it a step further, and made a roundup of roundups. We know you didn’t ask for this—but we made it anyway. We’ve got our best suggestions for books, videos, podcasts, and productivity...
The Perfect Informational Interview Template: A 5-Step Guide

The Perfect Informational Interview Template: A 5-Step Guide

We love an informational interview around here because they’re truly the best way to get a clear picture of companies (or jobs) that interest you. It also happens to be how our founder, Lauren McGoodwin, found her career in recruiting. Over a nine-month period,...
Career Contessa’s Best Advice for 2019—Roundup Edition

Career Contessa’s Best Advice for 2019—Roundup Edition

We love roundups, you love roundups, everybody loves roundups. So we took it a step further, and made a roundup of roundups. We know you didn’t ask for this—but we made it anyway. We’ve got our best suggestions for books, videos, podcasts, and productivity...
This Is Why You Should Write a Career Mantra

This Is Why You Should Write a Career Mantra

Mantras aren’t just for life coaches or yogis. Here’s how to write one that will keep your career on track. So there’s this largely forgotten film from 1999 called Bowfinger. Seen it? In the film (and most things he’s starred in, actually), Eddie...