Author Archives: Danny Rubin

The First Day at New Job: A Workplace Mantra for Young Professionals

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If you find yourself at a new job or internship and face an unfamiliar office environment, rely on the workplace mantra below to survive those first awkward weeks.

After all, a new job is a new beginning and also an opportunity to grow and be the best you can be…   

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Effective Job Application Follow Up

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There’s a lot of recent grads and young professionals gunning for the same opportunities. So you need every advantage possible, especially when it comes to your job application follow up.

As many successful job seekers have found, the application follow up is one way to gain an edge and give you peace of mind…   

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Finally: The Perfect Resume Template for Young Professionals

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I created a resume template for an effective young professional resume. Why is the resume template effective?

Read it all the way through. Then see the explanations for each section at the bottom…   

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8 Email Fails that Can Ruin Your Professional Reputation

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The emails messages we send could doom new opportunities and restrict our career development. Yes, this seems harsh… but it happens every day.

So here are 8 simple ways to improve our communication, and our reputation, via email…   

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Job Seekers: Should You Include a Resume Photo or Headshot?

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No. No you should not. Quick answer, right? Let me explain further why a resume photo or headshot is not a good idea…

For starters, including a resume photo is a big risk. Many jobseekers don’t have professional headshots and will instead choose cropped Facebook photos that make them look way too casual…   

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Workplace 101: Courteous, Professional (and Absolutely Necessary) Email Replies

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Email replies are Courteous, Professional, and Absolutely Necessary There are four reasons why you should answer every work email when a reply is appropriate. You’d be amazed how much goodwill you can generate from a five-second response.

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