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6 Ways to Control Your Narrative in a Job Interview

Wondering why a job interview didn’t go as planned? Maybe it’s because you struggled to control your narrative.

In this context, a narrative is the story of your career, achievements and attributes. Research shows that telling your story your way …

By Leslie Stevens-Huffman
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Understand How Compensation Philosophy Impacts Your Paycheck

Have you ever wondered why some companies pay above-market salaries, while others offer candidates below-market rates for the exact same job? Or why brand-new hires often make more than a firm’s existing staff? It usually comes down to an employer’s compensation …

By Leslie Stevens-Huffman
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How to Network on Your MBA Without Cringing

How to Network Your MBA Without Cringing

By Jen Bower

By Heidi Wrighton
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Java vs. Python: Which Should You Learn First for Finance IT?

If you’re thinking about learning a programming language to safeguard your financial services career, or to transition into a technology job, then the language du jour is Python; a fine choice in of itself, and very handy if you want …

By Dice Guest
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6 Warning Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Tech Job

Plenty of tech pros are looking for a new employer, according to Dice’s latest salary survey. These potential job-switchers want everything from more money (17 percent) to flexible working conditions (15 percent), and they’re willing to quit if they don’t …

By Leslie Stevens-Huffman
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How to Receive a Fair Salary

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It’s time to look for a new job. That could mean you’ve finally earned your degree and been certified, or you’re relocating, or you just don’t see a way to grow in your current job. There are a lot …

By Faith A. Coleman M.D.
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4 Ways to Grow in Your Career—Without Becoming a Manager

While it’s tempting to measure career growth and success solely according to the number of rungs we scale on the corporate ladder, management isn’t the only path to a satisfying career. Being a manager comes with responsibilities that don’t appeal …

By The Muse
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Do You Have to Give 2 Weeks Notice When You Quit a Job?

The choice to quit a job is one of the toughest you’ll make, and doing so without giving two weeks notice is a controversial choice. Deciding it’s time to move on is a turning point for your life and career, …

By Nate Swanner
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QuickBooks won’t squeeze out accountants and bookkeepers

Accounting Today:  QuickBooks won’t squeeze out accountants and bookkeepers

The latest buzz in the accounting industry is that QuickBooks will soon be offering “bookkeeping services,” which will siphon business from accountants and bookkeepers. I don’t think that’s the case.

Some …

By Heidi Wrighton
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4 Ways Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Job Search

After months of unemployment, one of my career coaching clients desperately needed a new job, but she wanted to make sure it was in a field she loved. So, we re-did her resume and LinkedIn profile, wrote a cover letter, …

By The Muse
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