Career Advice

Networking on LinkedIn: Quick-Start Guide & Message Templates

I've been hard at work on another freebie download--LinkedIn Networking Quick-Start Guide with Email & Message Templates. This super awesome PDF download goes over everything you should be doing on LinkedIn. It includes exactly what you need to write in your next LinkedIn message when sending a connection request, obtaining a referral/recommendation, or contacting someone you...
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Transitioning into Management – Part 1

This week I had one of my connections reach out to me with this question:
I am an SDET and would like to have the opportunity to try a new line like Program Management, but companies don't usually give you the opportunity if you have not done that work in the past. I know...
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Q&A: Job Titles

Early this week, I was asked this question by an engineer at Microsoft regarding job titles:
How important are internal titles vs. the industry standard titles?
I am worried about this nuisance of employment titles in background checks if I want to switch companies later in my career. For example, for me is it better to use...
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