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How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

You've applied for a job.  The company contacted you back.  Sweet! Wait, they want more?  Recommendation letters?  How many?! Don't worry if you've felt this way.  Many get that deer-in-headlights looks too when first asked. (By the way, if you hadn't already deduced it, the letter you see above is exactly what you do NOT… Continue reading How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

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Glove & Boots: The sarcastic tutorial precursor to Lynda.com

As a writer, we're always yearning to learn.  Because, by our nature, we are observers.  We take in.  We research.  We get inspired for ideas by what is around us as much as within us. Ok, enough of the lah-dee-dah talk.  We gotta have our Shinola together.  And educational resources like Lynda.com are all about… Continue reading Glove & Boots: The sarcastic tutorial precursor to Lynda.com

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How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Tomorrow, over 30 employers hit our campus ready to field over 1000 interviews with our graduates.  Are you one of them? Then you better make sure you're ready to present the best YOU possible. Not only in how you dress (Professionally), but more so in your verbal and non-verbal delivery. The following article briefly sums… Continue reading How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

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Reassuring Life Advice For Struggling Artists from “Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner

Whether you are a fan of Mad Men or not (I fall in the latter), every writer could learn a lot from it's creator, Matthew Weiner. Around the industry, his tales of struggle are legend.  Executives even boast about rejecting his work to be a part of this folklore like ET before him. This article… Continue reading Reassuring Life Advice For Struggling Artists from “Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner