I'm a Staff Writer/Editor for The Muse and a Mashable Contributor. My specialties include career advice, lifestyle, narrative, and women's interest. Open to additional opportunities.

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How to Write LinkedIn Messages That Actually Get Read

How to Write LinkedIn Messages That Actually Get Read: Tired of your LinkedIn messages and InMail bein......

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3 Steps to Applying for a Job When You Don't Meet the Requirements

Can You Apply to a Job When You Don't Meet the Requirements?: Because often, you should still go for it....

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Managing an employee with a different communication style

There are things you can do as a manager to optimize your working relationship with an employee who processes information in a different way....

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I Got Rejected From a Job—But Turned it Into Another Offer

I Got Rejected From a Job—But Turned it Into Another Offer: An interviewer who rejects you might just be an......

Managing up article
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Managing up 101: How and when to take initiative at work

Managing up refers to the process of using initiative and communication to lighten your boss’ workload....

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How to stay focused at work during the holidays

How to stay focused at work during the holidays

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The Daily Muse

4 Ways to Impress Your Tough New Boss

4 Ways to Impress Your Tough New Boss: Off to a rough start with your new manager? Try......

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Forbes

4 Great Ways To Network Over The Holidays

You'll be spending a lot of time with friends, family, colleagues, and clients this season, so why not take advantage of it? Read on for our guide to the most common holiday get-togethers and how to make the most of them for your career....

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Mashable

How to Tell Your Boss "No"—Without Saying "No"

How to Tell Your Boss "No"—Without Saying "No": You shouldn't always say "yes" to your boss' re......

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Forbes

5 Productive Things To Do on a Slow Day at Work

You always want work to slow down—until it does, and then you're at a loss for what to do. Once you've answered all your emails and organized your desk, here are five more productive ways to use that extra time....

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themuse.com

3 Steps to Applying for a Job When You Don't Meet the Requirements

Can You Apply to a Job When You Don't Meet the Requirements?: Because often, you should still go for it....

14628 article
Mashable

3 Times You Shouldn't Delegate (and 3 You Really Should)

3 Times You Shouldn't Delegate (and 3 You Really Should): The ultimate guide to what to delegate....

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Mashable

How to write an applicant rejection email

Turning people down is part of the hiring process, but it doesn't always have to be uncomfortable....

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Mashable

The Secrets to Interviewing for a Role That's Slightly out of Reach

Interview Tips for a Role You're Underqualified For - The Muse: Use these secret weapons to compensate for your......

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Mashable

3 Simple Changes That Will Help You Land More Networking Meetings

How to Ask for Business Networking Meetings - The Muse: Trick one: Never write "sometime" again....