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/ June 11, 2018 The Inside Scoop: How to Navigate an Internal Job Move
The Inside Scoop: How to Navigate an Internal Job Move

By Iteke Koster

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As a recruiter I have daily conversations about people’s ambitions. One thing I’ve noticed is that while people grow in their career, their ambitions change. When you first started applying for jobs, did you already know exactly what you wanted to do? For those few of you who did, we’re all jealous. And for those of us who haven’t quite figured it out, don't fret -- it makes sense that you don’t have your full career path mapped out yet.

Every time you start a new job, at a new company, working with people from different departments, there are probably hundreds of opportunities you hadn’t thought of ... Read More

/ May 29, 2018 Off the Beaten (Career) Path: How to Navigate an Unexpected Track
Off the Beaten (Career) Path: How to Navigate an Unexpected Track

By Sophie Merrow

Graduation season is here, and I don’t think I’m the only semi-recent college grad reminiscing -- not just about what an exciting time graduation was, but also about the wild ride life has been since.

If you’re a recent or soon-to-be grad, you’re probably up to your eyeballs in job applications, hopefully receiving lots of encouragement and helpful adviceAs someone only a few years into my career, I don’t have much sage wisdom to dispense. What I do have is a truly stunning track record of things not going the way I planned. And the gradual realization that this is okay.

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/ May 21, 2018 Lesson in Love: How to Find Your Professional Passion
Lesson in Love: How to Find Your Professional Passion

By Winston Tuggle

 “Allow your passion to become your purpose, and one day it will become your profession” - Gabriel Bernstein.

When I was 13, if you asked me what I thought my professional passion would be as an adult, I would've told you I’d be in the NBA, playing for the Celtics, and making millions of dollars. Now I’m 30, working in human resources at a technology company, not making millions of dollars, and yet somehow still following my passion.

How did this happen?

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/ May 15, 2018 How to Embrace Change at a Fast-Paced Company
How to Embrace Change at a Fast-Paced Company

By Emily Ricco

If you work at a scale-up or start-up in the tech industry, the one constant is that things are always changing.

I’ve worked at HubSpot for the past five years, and in those five years I've held several different roles and worked in two different business functions. Regardless of where I’ve sat, there’s always been a lot of change at HubSpot. It's why adaptability is one our key values as a company.

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/ May 7, 2018 Manager Material? How to Know if You’re Ready
Manager Material? How to Know if You’re Ready

By Carrie Abend

When someone on your team asks for help, are you always the first to respond? Do you stay late at work helping others troubleshoot? Do people come to you for advice? If so, you may be considering a move into management. After all, being helpful, kind, and respected are all signs of a great manager.

Unfortunately, too many young professionals rush towards a promotion, only to realize that being a manager is a lot more work than they'd bargained for, or is nothing like they imagined it would be. That’s why your answer to these next three questions are pivotal in deciding whether or not you’re ready to take that next step up the career ladder into a management position.  

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/ April 30, 2018 7 Ways to Make Your First Impression a Lasting One
7 Ways to Make Your First Impression a Lasting One

By Louisa Proctor

I’ve been a part of the Learning & Development Team at HubSpot for 6+ years. In that time, I’ve held many different roles and I’ve seen a lot of new hires come through our doors -- nearly 3,000 and counting. I’ve seen it all when it comes to your first day of work and have some advice to offer on how to make the best first impression possible.

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/ April 23, 2018 How to Use Social Media to Find Your Dream Job
How to Use Social Media to Find Your Dream Job

By Britney Talty

It seems that every holiday, Aunt Suzie or Grandpa Pat asks, “So, what do you want to do with your life?” 

And if your answer always is,“I have no idea,” then this is the blog post for you.

It’s a question that plagues many millennials, and for the soon-to-be college grads and young professionals, the struggle is real when it comes to knowing where to even begin when looking for a job, let alone where to find this mythical "dream" job.  But what you might not yet know is that the answer is right at your fingertips.

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/ April 16, 2018 Tough Talk: How to Discuss Salary with Your Boss
Tough Talk: How to Discuss Salary with Your Boss

By LiveCareer

The Great Recession is almost a thing of the past, but a lingering effect is lackluster wage growth. For some, job hopping is the way to a bigger paycheck. Others are more inclined to stay put, pursuing opportunities with their current employers. But they want to make sure their compensation matches their contributions and commitment to the company they want to stick with.

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/ April 9, 2018 How to Leverage Your Liberal Arts Degree in Tech
How to Leverage Your Liberal Arts Degree in Tech

By Gia Giambrone

Tech companies are some of the top places to work for millennials and recent graduates. With autonomous work environments, quick opportunities for growth, and the chance to solve novel and relevant problems, many undergrads are already on the hunt for jobs at the best start-ups and scale-ups with the most innovative company cultures they can find. Unfortunately, most of us are not gifted with understaning the secret code of software engineers. Don’t fret Liberal Arts majors! (We’re looking at you Psych, English, Art, Theater, and History.) There are many opportunities within the technology space for your liberal arts degrees.

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/ April 2, 2018 7 Interview Skills No One Ever Told You About
7 Interview Skills No One Ever Told You About

By Esther Shpitalnik

So you’ve got an interview lined up? Great news! Whether it’s an in-person or phone interview, you should be proud for getting to this point in the candidate process. But now comes the tough part. Interviews are never easy. They’re nerve-wracking, challenging, and a bit awkward. But with the right resources and plenty of practice, anyone can master the art of the interview. And I’m here to help: check out these 7 tools that will help you nail your next interview.

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