This One Blog Post Will Boost Your Career 10 Different Ways

millennials recap

By Danny Rubin

Heartbleed. You’re the worst.

How many of you spent last week — and maybe this week too — changing a slew of passwords to outrun the supposedly devastating computer virus?

After all that mess, then comes another headache: keep track of all the NEW passwords.

I know. It’s a lot of info to store in our heads. I can barely remember what I did last week, let alone a random password I created nine months ago.

As we all try our best to remember the past, let’s hit “pause” on NTLB, reach into the archives and revive the most useful career posts to date.

Oh, but before we do…one more bit of “news to live by.” Today is Tax Day! Hope you’re all square with the government by now. If not, here’s everything you need to know.

The Most Helpful NTLB Content from the Past Several Months

1. 4 Questions Every Millennial Should Ask in a Job Interview

How to look smart and insightful — and make an employer view you in a totally new light.

2. 5 Ready-to-Use Templates for Tricky Job Search Emails

Among them: how to set up a networking meeting and how to follow up on a job application.

3. The Most Important Trait Among Successful People Will Surprise You

Talent will only take you but so far.

4. The Ten Commandments of Being an Intern

Thou must read before the summer internship season commences.

5. 19 Things You are 100% Capable of Doing Right Now

A unique list of action items you can accomplish at your desk.

6. How 100 Business Leaders Spot Potential in New Hires 

Hint: they nearly all had the same answer.

7. The Critical Part of Networking Most People Fail to Do

Or: The surefire way to stand out from the competition again and again.

8. Jobs Applications: Don’t Try to Sound Smart. It Only Makes You Look Dumb.

Just. Be. Yourself.

9. 11 Questions Successful People Instinctively Ask

Even at our best, there’s still work to do.

10. The Way You Write Cover Letters is a Complete Waste of Time

Four words: tell me a story.

Any new insight on Heartbleed? 

Share with the rest of us. We’re so confused!

 Featured photo: VFS Digital Design (Flickr)


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