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Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and for a top overall article each week. This week’s best articles are…
TOP 8 Networking Tricks For Introverts To Ease Your Awkwardness –Victoria Holt
6 Networking Tips For Graduate Students – Chris Sroka
Networking To Create Opportunities: Tips From A Graduate Student –Wajihah Mughal
No. 1 Networking Tip For Young Professionals: Be Genuine – Alicia Renee
TOP Five Tips For Nailing A Cover Letter Opening Statement – James Hu
Common Cover Letter Mistakes – Philip Charsley
The 5 Errors That Are Sending Your Resume To The “No” Pile – Marie Zimenoff
Are There Really ‘No Rules For Resumes?‘ – Jim Schreier
TOP Thank-You Notes Still Matter: 3 Tips For Writing A Great One – Shannon Gausepohl
6 Tips For Responding To “Do You Have Any Questions For Me?” – Michelle Lopez
The Follow-Up Email Every Job Seeker Needs To Know How To Write – Adrian Granzella Larssen
TOP Stop Trying To Sound Smart When You’re Writing – Liane Davey
3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research – Virginia Franco
What To Consider When You’re Thinking About Jobs – Maggie Kuo
What Genuinely Confident People Do Differently – Dr. Travis Bradberry
TOP Surviving And Thriving In Academia As A Young Female Academic – Eva Lantsoght
Postdoc Mysteries – Beryl Lieff Benderly
The 7 Biggest Problems Facing Science – Julia Belluz, Brad Plumer and Brian Resnick
“This Is It”: How Is Baking A Cake Similar To Doing A PhD? – Ruth Patchett
TOP So You Think Management Consulting Is Right For You? Think Again! – Deniz Sasal
Personal Branding Toolbox For Your Job Search – Tracy Darchini
7 Things To Know Before Taking A Biotech Startup Job – Luke Timmerman
TOP What Explains The Boom In Pharmaceutical M&A? – Hassan Mazhar
Crowd Funding And Commercialization – Dipanjan Nag
Making Microfinance More Effective – Dean Karlan, Rebecca Mann, Jake Kendall, Rohini Pande, Tavneet Suri and Jonathan Zinman
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