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7 Cost-Saving Tips To Impress Your Boss

by Stephanie Jones | July 08, 2020

If you're looking for ways to make an impression with your boss and contribute to your employer's bottom line, here are 7 helpful ways to suggest cutting costs.

5 Tips for Succeeding at Your Virtual Internship

by Kaitlin McManus | July 07, 2020

Internships are critical for preparing to join the workforce full time—but how about a virtual internship? Read on to learn some best practices.

How to Write an Out-of-Office Email During COVID-19

by Stephan Maldonado | July 07, 2020

"Vacation" looks different this year, but it's still important to take time for yourself this summer. See how to write an out-of-office email during COVID-19.

How to Increase Job Opportunities and Network Remotely

by John Allen | July 07, 2020

Networking is a challenge at the best of times, and it can seem even harder to do remotely. But there are plenty of ways to network while working from home.

4 Tips for Discussing Your Mental Health with Your Boss

by E.B. Howell | July 06, 2020

It can be difficult to talk to your manager about your mental health. Here's some advice for how to approach workplace conversations about mental health.

A Time for Courage: How Leaders Should Reckon with Questions of Race in Their Organizations [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 06, 2020

As nationwide protests force business leaders to reckon with how they handle race, we spoke with Chastity Lord about the type of leadership needed right now.

What to Wear to Appear More ‘Trustworthy’ and ‘Authentic’ in Zoom Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

According to a new survey of nearly 500 professionals, there are certain ways to dress for video chats to make you appear more "trustworthy" and "authentic."

4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

There's a lot to learn from the singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe. Here are four lessons from her successful career.

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | June 26, 2020

In the wake of worldwide anti-racist protests, we took a close look at how professionals responded to diversity questions in our banking and accounting surveys.

How Trump’s Executive Order Halting H-1B Visas Affects International Students and Big Tech

by Derek Loosvelt | June 25, 2020

In the wake of President Trump's executive order freezing temporary work visas, including H-1Bs, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

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