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How I found a job in a new city before moving there

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Last summer, I did something that seemed highly unlikely: I got a job in a city I wanted to live in before I moved there – from 3,000 miles away.

When I made the decision to move from New York City …

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5 People on How Their (Really Cool) Hobbies Make Them Better at Their Jobs

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There are plenty of things that allow me to effectively run my writing business, like my commitment to clients and my ability to put my nose to the grindstone and write (even when I don’t feel like it). Oh, and …

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11 Lessons From Great Bosses That You Can Use Right Now

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Some bosses really stick in your memory. Often, it’s two kinds that leave the most indelible marks: the horrible bosses and the amazing ones.

The former teach you what kind of boss you want to actively avoid going forward (and …

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5 Famous People Who Made Surprising (and Inspiring) Career Changes

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When you look at people who’ve achieved stunning success in their fields, it’s difficult to imagine that they weren’t always hurtling down those paths. But each of these five famous figures started off doing something else.

Some spent years or …

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How to Ask for an Awesome Letter of Recommendation (and Actually Get One)

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You’ve found your dream company. The even better news? They’re currently hiring for a position that’s perfect for you.

You’ve already tackled all of the application basics. You did your research, tailored your resume, wrote an impressive cover letter, and …

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