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A Harvard student who received internship offers from Apple, McKinsey, and Goldman Sachs explains how to answer 'Tell me about yourself'
"Tell me about yourself."<p>It's a simple question that opens many job interviews.<p>It's also a question that Harvard junior Jessica Pointing has encountered numerous times.<p>She says it was the most common question throughout all of her interviews for tech, consulting, and finance internships — which …
To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …
I call it “inadvertent demoralization,” and it’s one of the most subtle but problematic tendencies of management.<p>It’s the tendency for managers to sometimes demoralize employees… without even being aware they’re doing it.<p>The beginning of a new year is a good time for a checklist of management …Leadership
It’s great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” -Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …Emotional Intelligence
Dear Liz,<p>I don’t know what to do. I like my job but it’s entry-level and that’s frustrating.<p>I have done much more responsible work in other jobs and my boss “Mitch” knows what I’m capable of.<p>He gives me special projects to do and he relies on me, but he doesn’t want to commit to giving me an actual …Customer Service