5 Tips for Maintaining a Work-Life Balance When You Work at a Startup

Working at a startup — especially an early-stage one — can be demanding. There is a lot to get done, the pressure is intense, and the temptation (both internally and for many companies, socially as well) is to work long hours to keep up with looming deadlines and company growth. This kind of situation throws …

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A Step-By-Step Guide to the Dreaded Resume Walk-Through

Interview after interview will start with the same thing: “So why don’t you just walk me through your resume?” That, or some close variation. Obviously, the interviewer isn’t after the bare bones information of your career to date; they will (or should have) read your resume already. They want to see how you tell it …

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A Simple Guide to Effective Email Communication

Email is a big part of the modern world of work. While many companies, especially startups, are increasingly utilizing other tools such as Slack, HipChat, GoogleHangouts, Skype, etc. to improve communication efficiency, email still plays an important role, as it is the generally accepted mode of official business. And while written communications have always been …

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Social Media: What Are Employers Looking At? [Infographic]

Following up on our last post about cleaning up your online presence, more and more often we see employers checking social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to screen potential candidates for professionalism and cultural fit. Check out the infographic below for more details on what employers are actually looking at when they look …

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