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Guest Blog

Blog posts from guests (faculty, employer, alumni, student, etc.)

How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Everyone’s heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

By Sarah Candin - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why

You’re all set to refresh your resume (or write a brand new one) as you kick off your job search. As you click around the web searching for a great new resume template, you start noticing that some of them …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

I don’t know about you, but I am certainly raising a glass to 2020 being over. This past year has brought tremendous change for so many of us—including when it comes to our careers. From layoffs and furloughs to paycuts and …

By Mary Kate Sheridan - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

Asking for a job reference is one of those things that is perfectly normal and necessary, and yet potentially uncomfortable. There something about asking, “Hey, is it okay if a stranger calls you and asks you a lot of questions …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Best Zoom Interview Tips for 2021

Zoom interviews might be here to stay. Or at least any video interview or remote interview session. Getting familiar with the tips that are required to nail a remote interview is critical in ensuring that you increased your odds of …

By Patrick Algrim
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A Go-To Guide To Growing Your Career This Summer Without An Internship

For students, summer is a time of relaxation and reflection. It’s also a great opportunity to build on their education with experiences they may not have had time for during the school year. For many, this experience is provided by …

By WayUp Team - WayUp
WayUp
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GW Alumnus @ xScion | Director of Talent Management, Lindsay Miller

Where do GW Alumni Work? 
GW Alumnus @ xScion | Director of Talent Management, Lindsay Miller

Interested in learning more about xScion? Meet Lindsay at the  GW STEM Networking Pop Up on September 12th.

“The George Washington University instills the values of …

By Chalvonna Smith Teachey
Chalvonna Smith Teachey Director Chalvonna Smith Teachey
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How Do Writing Skills Benefit Your Career?

In a technologically driven world, many students no longer see writing as a relevant skill to their career path. This mistaken view, unfortunately, leaves students who fail to take writing seriously in college at a disadvantage after graduation.

Are Writing …

By Jordan Conrad
Jordan Conrad Founder and Publisher
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