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9 Trite Phrases to Stop Using in Work Emails (and What to Use Instead)

by Mardi Humphreys via Fairygodboss | June 10, 2019

It’s hard to write original, authentic, and cordial work emails, but easy to use overused, insincere phrases. Here are nine trite phrases to eliminate from your emails—and why you need to cut them out.

7 Verbs Leaders Need on Their Resumes

by Deborah Sweeney via Fairygodboss | May 28, 2019

According to HR professionals, here are the best leadership verbs to use on a resume and why including them will get you noticed.

5 Lines That'll Make Interviewers Think You're Trying Too Hard

by AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss | May 21, 2019

You've prepped for your interview and know exactly what to say. But have you thought about what not to say? Here are five lines that can make you sound like you're trying too hard, so avoid them the best you can.

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets a Response Every Time

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 07, 2019

Tired of sending networking emails that don't get a response? If you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to networking success.

5 Tips for Addressing a Layoff on a Resume or Cover Letter

by LiveCareer | May 06, 2019

Not sure how to talk about a layoff on your resume or cover letter? Follow these five bits of advice to effectively navigate this tricky topic.

3 Things You're Doing Wrong When Giving Performance Feedback to Your Team

by Derek Loosvelt | April 25, 2019

Performance feedback is just as hard to give as to receive. Here are three things managers are likely doing wrong when giving critical feedback to employees.

3 Tips for Telling Your Boss You're Bored

by Cassandra Pratt via Fairygodboss | April 08, 2019

It's possible your boss doesn't know you're no longer engaged at work. But before you tell your boss you’re bored, follow these steps to have a productive conversation.

5 Rules for Speaking Up in Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | April 03, 2019

It can be terrifying to speak in meetings, but you have to do it. Here's some advice that will make speaking in meetings easier, even enjoyable.

How to Answer the “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?” Interview Question

by Kaitlin McManus | March 26, 2019

No need to panic if your five-year trajectory is more panic-inducing than magical. We've peered into our crystal ball for advice on how to answer this interview question.

3 Tips for Dealing When Two Coworkers Hate Each Other and You're Caught in the Middle

by Shauna Cole via Fairygodboss | March 19, 2019

If you find ourselves caught in the middle of a workplace battle between coworkers, here are three things you can to manage this tricky situation.

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