This Question Will Impress Your Boss (and You’ve Probably Never Asked It)

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Early in my career, a mistake ended up teaching me one of the most valuable career lessons I’ve ever learned.

I was assigned to a global project with a team based in downtown Chicago. My boss’ boss asked me to …

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I’m a Software Engineer Who Majored in Psychology and English

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Neely Kartha, a full-stack engineer at The Muse, graduated college with two degrees—one in psychology and one in English. But two diplomas didn’t make her feel twice as confident about her future. In fact, it was quite the opposite—she was …

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How I Went From Working in Missile Defense to Product Management

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“There comes a time in your career when you realize that you’re ready to take on an almost scary amount of responsibility and autonomy. And for me, that time is now,” says Leah Marcus about her current role as a …

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What Is a Financial Analyst?

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Being a financial analyst is one of the most popular career paths in finance. This is largely because analysts can work in a range of industries and also because the field has some great benefits, including a high earning potential. …

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What Does a Day in the Life of a Communications Specialist Look Like?

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From writing press releases to organizing events, communications specialists enjoy a lot of excitement in their day-to-day work. If you’re thinking of working in communications, you might be wondering what a day in the life of a communications specialist looks …

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