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How to Make Money as a Superfan

Being a devoted fan of something usually takes up a lot of time and money. But what if you could actually make money from being a superfan? Here are some ways you can turn your obsession with your favorite sports team, musician, celebrity, book, movie, TV show, or even video game into cold, hard cash. ...




How to Write a Resume Summary Statement With Examples

What's a summary statement and when should you include one on your resume? A resume summary statement is a brief list or few sentences at the top of your resume (after your contact information) that highlights your qualifications for a job. ...




If you’re serious about hiring a diverse staff, try actually posting your job

Last week, Emily Bell wrote a column in The Guardian examining the diversity (or lack thereof) in the hiring at high-profile digital startups like Vox, FiveThirtyEight and the First Look verticals. She noted that in setting off on their own to build new visions of what the industry could be, the likes of Ezra Klein and Nate Silver were just repackaging a lot of the same problems that have plagued our industry for years in terms of adequate newsroom representation of women and journalists of color. ...




How to Match Your Qualifications to a Job

Employers will usually only spend a few seconds deciding if you are a good enough fit for a job to warrant a more thorough review of your resume and cover letter, so you need to make sure that it is immediately obvious that you have many of the skills, experiences, and qualities that they value most highly. ...




Puppy Perks in the Workplace

A few days ago, many companies celebrated ‘Take Your Dog To Work Day’.  At an increasing number of companies, employees take their pets to work every day.  At other companies, in the ever-changing quest to be the cool kid on the block offering the latest and greatest benefits, the newest perk appears to be puppy playtime. ...




Spicing Up Your Workplace Lunch

For the majority of employees who don’t have a company-paid meal every day, lunchtime can get a bad rap. Options typically fall somewhere between the unglamorous brown bag and the “it-costs-HOW-much?” restaurant. And, more often than not, the easier it is on the wallet, the harder the hit on nutrition. ...




Best Words to Include, and Avoid, on Your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to make a good first impression, and you don't have much time to make that impression. According to U.S. News & World Report, it takes less than 20 seconds for a hiring manager to make a decision about you based on your resume. ...




10 Important Things Not to Forget When Job Hunting

Job hunting can often feel like a game of multitasking. When you’re submitting multiple cover letters, resumes, and online applications into various systems, preparing for interviews, and emailing with hiring managers and recruiters, it can be hard not to let anything slip through the cracks. ...




4 Winning Salary Negotiation Strategies

Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.
 
 

Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.
It pays to be savvy at salary negotiation. ...




If You Want to Own 2018, Follow This Career Advice

There’s no shortage of career advice on the Internet. But who has time to indulge in it when we’re already exerting every last ounce of strength just to survive the day at hand? (Without panicking or falling asleep mid-meeting, that is.)
 
That’s why we have December. ...