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The Secret To Networking Over The Holiday

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Ah, Holidays. It truly is a wonderful time of the year, stressful but rewarding. You find yourself swept up in the flow of cheerful holiday spirit, bright twinkling lights and reconnecting with the people you care about. As a student …

By Ronie Kononova
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What Should You Do if You Have a Verbal Job Offer but Not a Written One?

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After successfully applying for a job and going through the interview process, the hiring manager says the phrase you’ve been hoping to hear. “We want to offer you the job!” But what happens when several days have passed and you …

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5 Habits That’ll Ensure You’ll End Every Day Feeling Successful

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You know those days when you leave work feeling amazing, pumped that you were highly productive? On the flipside, I’m sure you have days that are just the opposite. Ones that leave you feeling frustrated, wondering whether you got anything …

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What Types of Skills are Best for a Sustainability Studies Major?

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If the idea of contributing to solutions for real environmental change appeals to you, then becoming a sustainability studies major might be the right fit for you. What’s the best way to thrive as a sustainability studies major and set …

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How to Get a Mentor at Work

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Whether you’re working at a summer internship or embarking on your first full-time job, getting a mentor at work is one of the best things you can do for your career. A long-established practice, mentorship helps you develop your professional …

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What Does a Day in the Life of a Paralegal Look Like?

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From drafting correspondence to performing legal research, the life of a paralegal can be quite different from one day to the next. Despite these differences, most paralegals do a combination of the following things.

Conducting legal research

One of the …

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The Best Way to Figure Out if a Company’s Truly Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

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You want to work at a company that genuinely values diversity and inclusion, but it can be hard to separate reality from myth. How do you know if your prospective employer authentically believes in these values, or is just saying …

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Real World Advice: Transitioning from College to the Workforce

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Are you preparing to complete your degree and start working full time? Would you appreciate a few words of wisdom from people who have been in your shoes? The United States Patent and Trademark Office helps inventors and entrepreneurs introduce …

By Ronie Kononova
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4 Lies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Setting Up Informational Interviews

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If you’re looking for a job, odds are you’ve heard you should set up some informational interviews. (Refresher: They’re the coffee meetings you go on with networking contacts to get an insider perspective on their industry or role.)

You know …

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LinkedIn Summary Made Easy

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Your LinkedIn profile should always include a summary! This is the first thing on your profile and is extremely important as you build your network. It is your digital first impression. Your summary should allow your true, professional self to …

By Ronie Kononova
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