Author: Mary-Kate Grohoski



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Monday Motivation | Write a Memorable Cover Letter

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week For many positions in the creative sector, a cover letter doesn’t need to be dry in order to be professional. Write a thoughtful cover letter that is specific to the position to which you are applying, and try to include a well-placed interesting detail…

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Monday Motivation | Professional Resolutions

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Have you decided on a New Year’s resolution yet? Set a goal to reach out to one professional you’re interested in learning from in your area every two weeks. Connect via LinkedIn or through an existing contact. Plan to meet for a virtual coffee…

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Monday Motivation | Interviews Go Both Ways

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week A job interview is an opportunity for an employer to get to know you, but always remember that this is also a chance for you to find out whether you want to work at that organization. Make sure to ask questions about the work…

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Monday Motivation | Making Connections

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week As much as you admire a professional in your field and are really interested in networking with them online, resist the urge of sending a generic LinkedIn connection request. In fact, personalized connection requests are encouraged at all times, especially if you’re trying to…

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Monday Motivation | The Benefits of Teamwork

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Job hunting doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, talk to your friends who are also looking for new positions and combine your job search efforts! You may practice your interviews, review each other’s resumes and cover letters, or just…