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Work-From-Home Staycation: A Reading List and Burnout Balm

by Kaitlin McManus | June 02, 2020

The work-from-home grind is starting to feel intense. Take a break with this reading list designed to combat burnout and take the sting out of cancelled vacation plans.

3 Virtual Interview Tips and a Checklist

by David Solloway | June 02, 2020

Here are three virtual interview tips, along with a checklist that'll help you the day before, the day of, and during your virtual interview.

I've Been Laid Off, Now What? A Career Coach Discusses How to Dive Back Into Your Job Search

by Carla Isabel Carstens | June 02, 2020

Career coach Carla Carstens discusses how to approach a job search after a layoff and strategies for pivoting to industries doing better during the pandemic.

How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Summer Program

by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP | June 02, 2020

COVID-19 has prompted many law firms to introduce virtual summer programs. Read on for 10 tips on maximizing this time as a remote summer associate.

How Top Wall Streets Firms Are Reacting to George Floyd's Death

by Derek Loosvelt | June 01, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd's death, several top Wall Street employers have issued statements about the incident, other incidents like it, and the protests that have followed.

How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | May 29, 2020

Vanessa Wakeman, CEO of the Wakeman Agency, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on nonprofits during the year's busiest fundraising season and how to move forward.

What to Ask During a Networking Interview

by Shelley Awe | May 28, 2020

Networking is more important than ever, but once you’ve made a new connection and set up a meeting, what should you plan to talk about?

4 Resume Lies That Could Get You Busted (and What to Do Instead)

by Andrew Fennell | May 27, 2020

Here are some of the riskiest lies you could include on your resume—and what to do instead of hiding or elaborating on the truth.

7 Ways to Fight Loneliness and Isolation When Working from Home

by Alex Birch | May 26, 2020

Feelings of loneliness affect well-being as well as performance and productivity, so it’s important to minimize loneliness when working from home.

Time, Talent & Treasure: How Entrepreneurs Can Give Back During the Pandemic

by Mary Ann O’Brien | May 21, 2020

During times of crisis, entrepreneurs need to rise to the challenge and be prepared to give back to their communities and clients. Here's how they can do so.

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