Career

The Simple Strategy That Helped Me Set Long-Term Career Goals

October 18, 2018

Setting goals always sounds great in theory. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve said, “I’m going to restart my blog this month” or, “I want to be better at exercising this year” or, “I promise I’ll actually sign up for those Italian lessons soon.” But I’ve never actually done any […]

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4 Things You Won’t Know About Working on a Cross-Functional Team Until You Do It

September 10, 2018

Working cross-functionally—a.k.a., working with teams other than your own—is an inevitable part of your career at some point or another. And doing it well can generate new and exciting ideas, improve your interpersonal skills, and boost your company culture, productivity, and happiness. However, dealing with a cross-functional team isn’t always a walk in the park. […]

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How to Work With a Recruiter to Land Your First Job

August 11, 2018

Your first job is a coveted golden ticket: a salary, benefits, and a clearer career path. But, the search for your first job can be daunting. So to make it a bit easier it’s important to find allies. From career counselors, to your parents, an alumni network and recruiters, there are a lot of people […]

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4 Things to Know If You’re a Woman Joining the Tech Industry

May 16, 2018

There’s an issue in the tech industry, and it’s one we’ve known about for quite some time. While many tech companies are trying to increase their female workforce, a majority of them still have a shockingly low number of women among their ranks. In fact, a recent report showed that among major tech companies, only 26-43% of […]

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7 Email Templates You Need When You Start a New Job

March 11, 2018

It’s your first week on the job, and age-old wisdom tells you that it’s important that you make a splash and hit the ground running. But, uhhh… how? What the heck are you supposed to say in order to impress these people who are all still strangers to you? Start by sending a few of these […]

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