Tag: Syndication

I Became a Web Developer Despite Others Telling Me I Couldn’t

“You can’t be a programmer. You’re too creative.” Christine Beaubrun, a web developer at Crew, heard this from two different people when she first contemplated a career in tech. Here’s how she managed to prove them wrong by joining a software engineering program and landing her current job. Read Complete […]

Ask a Marketing Expert: Can Social Media Professionals Deactivate Their Personal Accounts?

The constant mindless scrolling can leave us all feeling burnt out and like we want to deactivate all personal social media accounts. But, is this doable when you work in marketing—or do you need an active presence there? Here’s a social media experts advice on how to find balance. Read […]

Everything That’d Be Different if You Stopped Believing in a Linear Career Path

“We are suffering from the *career myth*—a delusional belief in the outdated idea of linear career progression,” researchers say. What if you changed your career path definition and stopped expecting a nice, neat road to speed down toward a fixed destination with no turnoffs or alternate routes? Read Complete Article

How to Get (More) Comfortable Having Honest Conversations With Your Boss

Openly communicating with your boss can be intimidating, but it can also improve your relationship and enhance your performance within the workplace. Though these little chats may be awkward, they’re well worth the effort. Check out these tips for how to be more honest with your boss. Read Complete Article

Ask a Real Recruiter: Can I Ask for an Informational Interview After Being Rejected?

You just got rejected from a position you really wanted. You’d like to ask for an informational interview anyway to maintain a relationship, but are unsure how to do so without seeming tacky. Here’s a recruiter’s advice for getting an informational interview after rejection. Read Complete Article

Here’s How to Gracefully Sunset an Initiative You’ve Worked So Hard On

Having to shut down—or in corporate jargon, sunset—a work project you’ve been a crucial part of is bound to happen in your career, whether by your own accord or someone else’s. Knowing how to wrap everything up in a pretty bow is an important skill—here’s how. Read Complete Article