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13 March 2020
Posted by Joanne

So you’ve suddenly found yourself using the dining room as a makeshift office, dressed in sweats, hand sanitizer on-deck, alternately foraging through the fridge for snacks and flipping through daytime talk shows. Your company has mandated that all employees telecommute until further notice. Welcome to the world of working from home. You’re one of us…

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12 March 2020
Posted by Joanne

In light of news of the current coronavirus pandemic, as a safety precaution, more and more companies are limiting in-person interviews or cutting back on them altogether. Last week, tech giant Google announced that it would be conducting all interviews via video conference call in Google Hangouts moving forward due to coronavirus concerns. Google’s decision…

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10 March 2020
Posted by Joanne

Yes, sis. You’ve put the finishing touches on your FIRE resume and kick ass cover letter, and now you’re getting ready to save…but before you do, I’ve got some questions: What file type did you use? What did you name it? How are you going to send it? Get the file type right Whenever I…

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09 March 2020
Posted by Joanne

When you find yourself comparing your B-Roll to someone else’s highlight reel, remember that we all define success differently. And while no two paths to success are ever the same, a positive mindset makes all the difference how and when you reap the rewards. Need some inspo? I got you! Here are seven things you…

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03 March 2020
Posted by Joanne

People are always surprised to learn that I’m a journalist by nature/nurture/education.  They’re also surprised to learn that I ran and self-published a magazine for many years before trying my hand at marketing/advertising, which turned into a longer-than-anticipated stint in social media… And landed me here, in resume land. Truth is, writing has always been…

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25 February 2020
Posted by Joanne
Taking a step back

How has your week been? How’s 2020 been treating you thus far? I’m gonna be honest for a moment and say that I’m already over this year (heh).  And while I’ve been busier than I’ve been for a long time, and while I enjoy the bustle that comes with running my li’l business and coming…

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20 February 2020
Posted by Joanne

Have you ever turned down a job offer? I have. Twice. It wasn’t even because I didn’t need the work, or that the positions didn’t sound right. In one case, it was just that accepting didn’t feel right. And in the second instance, I realized, being one of two candidates remaining after an intense three-round interview process,…

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