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Want to be happy at work? This simple exercise will provide clarity about how to make it happen

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Want to be happy at work? This simple exercise will provide clarity about how to make it happen

Your work shouldn’t define your happiness, right? True, but when 8, 10, or even 12+ hours per day are spent working—or thinking about work—your mood is often a result of what’s going on in your career. And as work and life blend together more than ever, many working women are realizing being unhappy at work just isn’t worth it anymore.

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This hiring manager shares how to get traction on your resume

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This hiring manager shares how to get traction on your resume

I was scrolling through one of my favorite career communities for women, Fairygodboss, when a post popped up that stopped me in my tracks. It was written directly by a hiring manager. She must have had a long (and frustrating) day of looking through resumes for an open position and decided to put out a PSA. Her helpful post had five resume tips for job seekers.

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This cover letter example will push you to the top of the candidate list

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This cover letter example will push you to the top of the candidate list

Cover letters are pesky beasts. Even though sometimes they aren’t even read by recruiters and hiring managers, most job applications still require them. And while writing a cover letter may be the number one thing you hate to do as you create your career plan, you never know who might actually look at it.

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5 steps to confidently ask your boss for a raise or promotion

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5 steps to confidently ask your boss for a raise or promotion

Do you feel like you deserve a pay raise or promotion at work? You're not alone. Considering most companies opted out of rewarding employees with bonuses or pay increases due to the pandemic in 2020, the workforce is anxious to see an uptick in the amount on their paychecks this year. And while many people have taken on more responsibility at work in recent months, many have yet to receive a title change or be compensated for it.

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The best online communities that offer support for working women

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The best online communities that offer support for working women

“We’re living in unprecedented times!”

How many times have you heard that sentence in the last several months? It kind of gets annoying, right? Unfortunately, there’s no denying its truth. 

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