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Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Comic Book Artist

So many of today’s popular movies began humbly on the printed page—not in novels, but in comic books. There’s a distinct appeal to the illustrated format’s ability to tell both large, complex stories without compromising the intimacy of the narrative. And capturing those moments requires a skilled illustrator. What it’s like to face the blank [...]

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Stop Answering “What’s Your Greatest Weakness” with Badly-Spun Positives

The idea that you should answer "what’s your biggest weakness" in a job interview with something that’s really just a positive trait ("I’m a workaholic!" or "I’m a perfectionist!") is something you’ll hear often from career coaches. The truth is, just stop. Every interviewer everywhere has heard it before, and would rather you just be [...]

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Networking Is Bullsh*t

So you’re trying to become better at networking, handing out business cards like free samples to advance your career. We all try to do it, but approaching networking like an aimless productivity robot is bullshit. Just try to be a normal person and meet people. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Librarian

It takes more than a creaky book cart and reading glasses to become a librarian. Rather, librarians often have a substantial education in their field, which itself is full of variety. From academia to public libraries and archives, being a librarian entails much more than shelving and shushing. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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How to Answer Anecdotal Interview Questions

You’ve reviewed your resume, practiced your elevator pitch, and feel ready for your job interview. But when the interviewer says, "Tell me about a time you disagreed with your supervisor," you blank. How do you prepare an anecdote when you don’t know what the question will be? Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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