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    Small businesses in D.C.’s arts and heritage sector have long been major drivers of the capital’s tourism and revenues. Let's look at the impact of COVID on this industry.
  • Career Opportunities in Mid-Size Arts and Heritage Organizations, Before, During, and After COVID-19
    Prior to COVID-19, careers in mid-size D.C. arts were thriving. In the midst of the pandemic, not so much. But what does the future hold? Let’s take a look at how career opportunities in this sector have fluctuated.
  • Mastering the Art of "Manage Up"
    Everyone in the workplace is a manager of relationships—and the most important relationship you have at work is with your boss. This means you must learn the art of "managing up." Read on to learn more!
  • The Art of Asking a Friend to Refer You to Their Company
    Having friends in high places can be a definite benefit when you’re looking for a job referral. Here are some tips that will help you get the referral you want without putting unnecessary strain on the friendship.
  • Podcasts You Can Sound Smart Talking About In Front Of Your Coworkers
    Gone are the days when podcasts acted as hidden little gems for the particularly tech savvy crowd. Now they provide a seemingly endless source of information, opinion, and entertainment. But which ones are actually worth a listen? Find out.
  • How to Present a Job Offer to Your Boss—with Hopes of Getting a Counter Offer
    There’s debate about whether or not using another job offer in an attempt to squeeze a counter offer out of your current company is the best way to climb the corporate ladder (hint: it's probably not), but plenty of people choose to go that route.
  • How to Apologize in the Office
    Sooner or later, we all need to apologize for a transgression in the workplace. Whether your misstep is large, such as sending a snarky email to the wrong coworker, or small (eating someone else's yogurt from the office fridge), there's a certain art to apologizing at the office. Here’s how.
  • The Top Schools Offering Tech programs in the DMV
    From quantum computing and smartphones to every bit of code and digital device in between, given our society’s reliance on and obsession with technology, there’s little doubt tech jobs will dominate the workforce in the very near future—that is, if the robots still allow us to work.
  • D.C.'s Hospitality and Tourism Industry and COVID: Where Do Small Businesses Stand?
    Let us take a look at how local small businesses in the hospitality and tourism sector have performed before, during, and what they will likely look like after the pandemic.
  • Networking Emails Designed to Get Responses
    The art of networking is a skill professionals today need to embrace, but making the first move can be intimidating. Before you reach out to contact someone you’re hoping to network with, you'll want to carefully consider how to do it. Here are some networking email templates we’ve created to fit...
  • Getting Inside the Minds of Millennials
    To effectively connect with Millennials—who will account for 75 percent of the workforce in just eight years—smart companies adjust their recruiting strategies to meet younger workers where they are. Here’s how.
  • Can Instagram Land You a Job?
    Social media has significantly changed the recruiting world. While it’s OK to post fun photos that don’t relate to your career, remember, in some industries, especially creative fields and the visual arts, Instagram is an ideal platform to present your work. Sometimes, it can even land you a job....
  • How to Get Recruiters to Pass Your Resume to Hiring Managers
    Recruiters can be a great way to get your foot in the door of a company where you want to work. So what are recruiters looking for when they consider passing your resume on to hiring managers?
  • How To Get The Training You Need to Grow Your Career
    If you don’t want to be stuck in your current position forever, you’ll need to acquire training both on and off the job. But how do you do that when your schedule is already jam-packed, and your company doesn’t offer the on-the-job training you need? Here are some suggestions to help you get the ...
  • Master These 5 In-Demand Soft Skills Employers Are Seeking
    Soft skills are in demand, and may matter just as much, if not more than, hard skills. Here are the most in-demand soft skills employers are looking for and why they matter.
  • Slow Summer at the Office? Here's How to Get Ahead.
    A slow summer at the office doesn't have to be a yawn. With some careful planning, you can survive—and even thrive—during the dog days of summer. Here's how to get ahead at the office when your colleagues are at the beach.
  • How to Answer: "Tell Me about Your Leadership Experience in the Workplace"
    When an interviewer asks you to tell her about your leadership experience, it’s important to have an answer ready. Here are some options you can use as a foundation to craft a response suited to you and your particular leadership experience.
  • The Networking Guide to Skyrocket Your Career
    Looking to take your career to the next level? Our networking guide can help you do so. Get all of the latest tips and trips to network your way to the top.
  • Interview Questions for Hiring College Interns
    Offering a college internship program can be a rewarding experience. You'll enjoy the benefits of having extra hands on deck—plus, your employees will stretch their own skill sets by serving as mentors to younger professionals. Be sure to include these interview questions on your list the next ti...
  • Guide to Navigating Writing Samples During Your Job Search
    Even if writing will not be a major part of your job description, your potential employer may want to see a few writing samples in order to gauge your attention to detail, and your level of professionalism. If you don’t have writing samples to show, you can always create them. Just make sure you ...