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Résumés with wow

Résumés with wow

In theory, writing a résumé should be simple. Summarize your career history, education and professional accomplishments in one or two
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Negotiate for What Matters

Negotiate for What Matters

When negotiating your benefits, ask for the things that really matter to you.
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Six signs you should NOT take the job

Six signs you should NOT take the job

Imagine you’re about to walk into a job interview. You’re nervous and hoping the interviewer will like you. But what
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Take Your Best Shot: Tips for a Literary Agent Pitch

Nervous about talking to literary agents? Writers' Institute Director Laurie Scheer offers up tips for making a literary agent pitch. If you're looking for more help putting together a pitch, check out Laurie's workshop, "Pitching Your Best Pitch," on Thursday, April 14.
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Tips for learning a language as an adult

Tips for learning a language as an adult

‘Language is something we do, not something we find at the end of the path.’
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Test your job-market smarts!

Try your luck on our Career Corner quiz.
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Networking without tears

Even introverts can have fun making professional connections.
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Why the Midwest loves to polka

Find out in the fall course Europe’s Musical Heritage in the Midwest.
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