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Want to get your foot in the door? Volunteer as an intern

If you’re going to school for a four-year degree in public administration, securing an internship is a great way to get your foot in the door for a future career. Internships teach you real-world skills that you will never learn in school. Having an internship or two on your resume will look incredibly attractive when...
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Tips for being on time for those constantly running late

Being late is a terrible habit – not only for those around you, but for you yourself. It always ends up making you stressed out, flustered, guilty, and generally less productive. Yet it’s one of the hardest bad habits to break. So here are some strategies to help you be on time. Relearn Your “Time...
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How not to take feedback personally

As a leader, how you respond to feedback is critical – being over-defensive or upset can, at best, be tricky and, at worst, career-limiting.  Once you are known to be sensitive to critique others will tip-toe around you.  But you want to hear what others think – we know the feedback loop is a critical...
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Employers can profit from menopause

The Pharmaceutical Industry must be rubbing their hands together in glee counting the number of media column inches and air time recently being devoted to menopause. Not too surprising, for every positive mention, or endorsement of one of their products, sales increase significantly swelling their profits.  What is less certain, and probably doubtful, is whether...
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How can we encourage more women into senior finance roles?

Upon first inspection of the financial services industry as a whole, the overall gender disparity is not immediately evident. In fact, women outnumber men when it comes to junior finance roles, holding almost 60% of these. However, once you take a closer look it becomes very apparent that women are hugely under-represented when it comes...
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