4 Tips For Negotiating For Mo' Money, Mo' Vacation Or Mo' Perks

4 Tips For Negotiating For Mo' Money, Mo' Vacation Or Mo' Perks

Jen Nash has been in business for over two decades as a Creative Director and senior strategist for Fortune 100 companies, and has additionally built a multi-million-dollar real estate company for herself. As Chief Money Instigator, Jen's philanthropic initiative is focused on inspiring grads to negotiate better starting salaries at their next job. This week, she brings us four concrete tips to help you negotiate what your worth, even early in your career.

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How To Handle Networking Events

How To Handle Networking Events

We all know that networking events are important, especially when studies show that a huge percentage of people are hired through referrals and network connections. But that doesn’t stop them from feeling awkward, intimidating, and tricky to navigate. To help make the most of your next networking opportunity, here are a few things you can do before, during, and after the event.

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5 Ways to Be A Better Presenter

5 Ways to Be A Better Presenter

Presenting is such a big part of what we do—whether it's selling a client on a big idea, or explaining the idea to your internal team so it makes it into the meeting, period. While being comfortable speaking in front of people is helped by time and experience, it's also closely tied to our nerves, stress, and fear—so much so that even seasoned speakers can find themselves falling back into bad habits. 

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Evolving from Maker to Manager

Evolving from Maker to Manager

Early in your career, you're focused on you. Your work, your path, your advancement. It's hard to imagine that someday, part of your job will be to think about the work of others—sometimes more than your own. But before you know it—and often, before you think you're ready—you'll be responsible for overseeing an intern or a junior on your team. 

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Requesting an Informational Interview

Requesting an Informational Interview

After shortlisting the right agencies and priming your resume, the informational interview is one of your most underrated tools. By informational interview, I mean reaching out to someone at an agency you're interested in—whether it's your first one or your next step—to ask for a conversation (via email, phone or in-person) that helps you learn more.

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How to Sell Yourself in Your Resume

How to Sell Yourself in Your Resume

You’ve signed up for your job alerts, networked the shit out of LinkedIn, and are now ready to buckle down and write your resume. Take a deep breath and channel your inner proud grandmother, because it’s time to get your brag on. Even if you have a killer portfolio, our industry can be extremely competitive, so here are some easy tips for polishing your resume and snagging the job you want. 

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