Alumna builds multimillion-dollar business and gives back to the U.

She arrived from Russia at the age of twelve, not speaking a word of English. Her mother, single and with $200 to her name, had brought her two daughters halfway across the world in search of better opportunities. She remembers …
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The Ultimate Linkedin Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Linkedin Cheat Sheet

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How to Prevent and Resolve Difficult Patient Encounters

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If you work on the front lines of patient care, at some point, you will have a patient situation that is challenging, to say the least. One study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that about …

By MaryAnn DePietro - Hospital Recruiting
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5 Better Ways to Follow Up Than Saying “Per My Last Email”

Well, here we are again. You need something from a colleague, but haven’t received a response yet. It’s time to follow up. You pull up the thread, click “Reply,” and have the urge to start typing, “Do you have those …

By Dana Hundley - The Muse
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The Value of Keeping in Contact

We’ve probably all experienced this moment in the interview process: you’re asked to provide references, and you have to track down the latest contact information for an old supervisor. You draft an email letting them know that someone may be …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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How to Lead with Courage

Countless films and books in modern culture have dramatized the critical role of courage in leadership positions. Courageous leaders are lauded for their ability to overcome risks, face their own fears, and achieve their goals against all odds.

But you …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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Should Your Resume Include Dates?

How much information on a resume is too much? When it comes to specifics like the dates of past employment, many applicants don’t want to leave crucial information to give hiring managers a sense of their work history.

Years of …

By Sarah Seavey - Idealist Careers
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I Started Sending a Thank You Note a Week—and It Totally Changed the Way I Work

I’m a huge fan of New Year’s resolutions, especially actionable ones. Instead of “lose 10 pounds,” I once resolved to eat five servings of veggies a day. Instead of “spend less time on my phone,” I resolved to sleep with …

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4 Myths About Networking You Have to Stop Believing

“I hate networking.”

I hear this phrase when working with clients all too frequently, and it’s usually accompanied by the person claiming they’re not good at networking and need to find a way around it, because it’s simply not going …

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Tim Cook Didn’t Feel Ready to Lead Apple—Here’s His Advice for Stepping Up to a Challenge

Tim Cook stands at the helm of one of the largest and most valuable public companies in the world. He’s been the CEO of Apple for nearly eight years, but he didn’t feel ready for the job when he took …

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