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When You’re Interning, There’s A Three-Word Solution To Getting Hired

I interned for 21 months with the company that would eventually hire me. It was a three-month opportunity that was repeatedly extended until …

I Want To See You On Sunday

I want to go out with you on Saturday night and close one bar, then another, then another, until we’re drinking cheap domestic beer from the bottle …

5 Things Most People Don't Know About Negotiating

Many of us often shy away from asking for more and better. More money. Better working arrangements. A larger team. Better access to material …

The Mind Trick That Will Change the Way You Write Cover Letters Forever

Finally. You found it. The dreamiest dream job that ever waltzed into existence. And you're ready to apply.<p>You sit down to craft your cover letter, …

185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

<i>Led…</i><p><i>Handled…</i><p><i>Managed…</i><p><i>Responsible for</i>…<p>Most resume bullet points start with the same words. Frankly, the same tired old words hiring managers have heard …

4 Ways to Make Writing Cover Letters Suck Less

If there’s one thing that all job seekers have in common, it’s that they hate writing cover letters. With a passion.<p>But why? It’s not like they’re …

The Rules Revisited

Your Ex's Birthday Doesn't Matter<p>One question I receive from readers frequently goes something like this:<p><i>"My boyfriend broke up with me because of X,</i> …

35 Pieces Of Advice From A 100-Year-Old

A woman who can see things through the eye of experience shares 35 tips on what she learned from 100 years of life.<p>1. Even if you feel hatred, keep …

25 Signs Someone Is A Real, True Friend

1. They don’t make you feel like a horrible person for passing on invitations because you have to do things important to your education, career or …

I Won’t Be Young Forever

Life sometimes feels like it will last forever, until one day you trip on a crack in a sidewalk, begin to fall, and that place in your mind where you …

12 Things All Women Must Do If They Want To Succeed

When I drive, I have arguments with people in my head. I think of someone who does not realize how smart I am about what I am smart about, and I go …

6 Ways To Respond To Life’s Little Disappointments

Life is full of disappointments. Contrary to popular belief, most of them are not major. There’s a quote by Robert Fulgham that goes, “If you break …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs

George Plimpton on the Art of Public Speaking and How to Overcome Stage Fright

The art of giving a great presentation has occupied humanity for as long as recorded history can trace, from the great oratory schools of Ancient Greece to the TED era.<p>In <b>How to Use the Power of the Printed Word</b> (<i>public library</i>) — the same treasure trove that gave us Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 timeless rules …

We can’t all be Peter Pan, but we can try: Growing up without growing up too much

Everyone knows about the “grown up” parts about being an adult. Paying the rent, wading through paperwork, sitting in traffic, grocery shopping. But, …

Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life

<i>“The illiterate of the 21st century,”</i> Alvin Toffler famously said, <i>“will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”</i> Our outlook on the world and our daily choices of disposition and behavior are in many ways learned patterns to which Toffler’s insight …

22 Things You Need To Do While You Have The Chance

1. Go to a country whose language you do not speak, and where English is rarely spoken. Learn what it means to have to find out everything by …

20 Books That Will Change Your Life

1. <i>Paint It Black</i> by Janet Fitch<p>This was one of those books I read as I entered my 20’s and have the tendency to re-read at least once a year. It …

Your Real Love Is The One You Hurt

We all have a certain amount of venom in us. We save it up here and there like a very frugal snake, waiting to release it on the targets we deem …

19 Signs You Are Outgrowing Your Friends

1. You often feel like they aren’t actually happy for you when you announce good news, and you’ve just stopped telling them a lot of it when it …

19 Ways To Make Mornings Less Terrible

1. Spend a few minutes in the evening picking out a really good outfit — maybe even trying on a couple things — so you have something good planned. …