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How to Quit a Job You Just Started

Sometimes you need to quit a job within the first week – or even before starting. Maybe you got a better offer. Maybe you realized it’s the wrong role. Or maybe the culture is horrible. In any case, sometimes you realize too late that accepting a job offer was a big mistake. Template email to quit […]

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How to Quit A Job – Guide & 7 Templates

OK. You’re ready to leave (if you’re on the fence, here’s a quiz to make sure). Here’s how to quit your job. Checklist to quit a job And, if you need to quit a job you just started, here’s how. How to check for bonuses before you quit your job Once you know you want […]

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How to Reschedule a Job Interview: Use This Email Template

Email templates to reschedule your job interview Template email to reschedule interview Hi [INSERT NAME], I’m really looking forward to speaking with you about the [INSERT THE ROLE] role. [INSERT NOTE ON PREVIOUS CONVERSATION]. Unfortunately, I need to reschedule our conversation. [INSERT THE REASON WHY.] I’m available [INSERT A FEW TIMES THAT WORK FOR YOU], […]

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How to Find the Right Career Coach or Counselor

We can all use a little help with our careers – especially when starting out, approaching a big decision, or feeling stuck. Wouldn’t it be great to have a career coach (or career counselor) in your corner, helping you learn faster and and avoid mistakes? There’s good news: increasingly, you can find coaches with experience in […]

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How to Get an Internship After Graduation

Should I get an internship after graduation? If this sounds familiar, you’re probably wondering whether to take a job you’re not thrilled about, keep applying to jobs that are hard to get, or focus on internships as a way to get work faster when it’s hard to find a job. First, don’t worry – most people […]

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Should i quit my job – Quiz & FAQ

“Should I quit my job?” If you’ve never asked this question, you probably have a trust fund. Since you’re on this page, you already know your job isn’t working out. Here’s A quick quiz to test if you should quit your job now Factors to consider when asking if you should quit your job Reasons […]

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How to Cold Email For An Internship – Guide & Templates

Overview for how to cold email for an internship Why cold email for an internship? Cold emails work: I’ve gotten jobs, sold products, and put together million-dollar partnerships from cold emails. I’ve also hired people (and interns) based on great cold emails I’ve received. How to cold email for an internship At the end, I’ll […]

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No longer interested in job email – four templates

How do you email a company to tell them you’re no longer interested in a job? Early in the process, it’s fine to simply explain you’re no longer interested. Later, once the company has invested a lot of time interviewing you, it’s better to provide a specific, socially acceptable reason for withdrawing from the job […]

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How to get a job at a career fair – with 8 templates

Career fairs are great places to get hired – especially if you’re in college, recently out of college, or part of another organization putting on a career fair. At any given career fair, there are dozens or hundreds of jobs, just waiting to be harvested.  Below, I’ll share a an overview of the process, including:  […]

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Getting a Job With Informational Interviews: Templates + Complete Guide

How to network with informational interviews Informational interviews are the single most important tool for networking your way to a great job. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the idea of “networking” your way to jobs — especially if you’re just starting your career, making a big transition or are (like me) an introvert. Informational […]