How to find a tech job when companies are firing, not hiring

Tech startup layoffs have reached alarming levels, echoing the impact of the pandemic and affecting thousands of workers in the U.S. Unfortunately, layoffs affect new employee hiring as much as job security. A recent study by B2B Reviews looked at …

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Leaders Share the Best Pieces of Career Advice They’ve Ever Received

Sure, you should typically take others’ thoughts with a grain of salt – but some abiding adages and advice have withstood the test of time, being passed down from one leader to the next for a reason.

We caught up …

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Love Your Organization, but Hate Your Job?

While you may dream of landing the perfect job at an organization filled with passionate and intelligent colleagues, many of us forget that excitement about the bigger picture—mission, colleagues, job title—doesn’t always result in satisfaction with the day-to-day.

If you …

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Networking Effectively During an Internship

A great internship is full of potential for your career. For starters, an internship can provide a direct path to full-time employment, but this isn’t necessarily a guarantee. Something you can always control is the way in which you interact …

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Forging Stronger Connections in the Era of Hybrid and Remote Teams: An Executive Perspective

According to Zippia, 74% of American companies already used or planned to implement permanent hybrid work policies. 

Another 64% of high-growth companies already used “productivity anywhere” models, meaning employees could work at home or in the office. 

Certainly, both employers …

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Fostering a Positive Work Culture: Overcoming Challenges at the Executive Level

Bill Gates is widely cited as one of the best corporate leaders of all time.

As head of Microsoft, he encouraged team members with a practice called “intellectual stimulation” that asked them to solve problems creatively. 

In addition to empowering …

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The Hidden Job Market for Executives: Unveiling Untapped Opportunities

If you’re only applying to online job postings, you’re missing perhaps the most helpful method for job hunting: the hidden job market.

According to Stacey Perkins of recruiting firm Korn Ferry, around 60% of jobs are never posted on public …

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Leading with Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Executive Leadership

After PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi landed the organization’s top job, she wrote thank-you notes to the parents of every executive team member.

After realizing her own parents had been instrumental in her success, she was inspired to write the letters.

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How to Write Business Memos Like a Management Consultant

In the consulting industry, management consultants are expected to clearly and concisely synthesize raw data and offer actionable insights. Management consultants typically create PowerPoint presentation decks to organize analysis and present their recommendations to the client. However, sometimes management consultants …

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Why You Should Get to Know Your Network

We often have a shallow conception of what networking means.

We imagine exchanging names and basic information with someone at an event, meeting up with that person for coffee, and then asking them for a favor. 

“The way many people …

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