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4 LinkedIn Rumors You Can Definitely Ignore

4 LinkedIn Rumors You Can Definitely Ignore

Sometimes it seems like everyone is giving you career advice, especially when it comes to building your LinkedIn profile. Not all advice is good advice. Feel free to ignore the four common false LinkedIn tips below: FALSE: YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL PHOTO True: While you...
Creative LinkedIn Profile Summaries to Attract Your Next Boss

Creative LinkedIn Profile Summaries to Attract Your Next Boss

Let us let you in on a secret: when it comes to getting noticed by people you want to work for, your LinkedIn profile summary pretty much defines your success. LinkedIn runs on cleverly crafted algorithms designed to point like-minded people to your page. Your work...
How to Ask for Time Off Before Starting a New Job

How to Ask for Time Off Before Starting a New Job

You’re about to sign the offer for your dream job when you realize…it conflicts with that backpacking trip you booked six months ago. After all the interview prep and—ugh—networking, you don’t want to turn down a great job for 14 days of fun. This is your career...
Tech Sales Interview Questions (+ How to Answer Them)

Tech Sales Interview Questions (+ How to Answer Them)

When interviewing for a job, companies want to see what you’ve accomplished. If you are an engineer, you point to the products you’ve built. If you are an architect, you hand over a portfolio. If you are a marketer, you provide your campaign metrics. For a...
Writing the Cover Letter in 2018: Tone and Voice

Writing the Cover Letter in 2018: Tone and Voice

The cover letter is a necessary evil. Yeah, I called a cover letter evil. If scouring job boards, reaching out to friends of friends, making coffee dates, cleaning out the “iffy” pictures on your social media, and refining your resume didn’t seem like hard enough...
How I Add Dynamic Skills to My Resume (While Working Full-Time)

How I Add Dynamic Skills to My Resume (While Working Full-Time)

Full disclosure: last week, I did absolutely nothing after work. Well, not nothing. There were multiple episodes of Queer Eye, some dishes to wash, a couple walks around the block. Somewhere in there, I even assembled an intricate cheese board for one, which really,...