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Robin Madell has spent over two decades as a corporate writer, journalist, and communications consultant on business, leadership, career, health, finance, technology, and public-interest issues. She is a contributing writer to U.S. News & World Report and serves as a copywriter, speechwriter, and ghostwriter for executives and entrepreneurs across diverse industries. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association in New York and San Francisco. Robin is the author of Surviving Your Thirties: Americans Talk About Life After 30 and co-author of The Strong Principles: Career Success.

Passed Up For A Promotion?

Passed Up For A Promotion?

How to handle being passed over for a promotion No one likes feeling overlooked, passed over, or rejected—particularly when it comes to an opportunity that you really wanted. Yet each…

Networking Into Your Target Company

Networking Into Your Target Company

Strategies for getting into your target company Should you key in on a specific company during your job search, or focus on a particular role or position within your industry?…

The Confidential Job Search

The Confidential Job Search

Looking for a new job when you’re already employed Workplace wisdom holds that it’s easier to get a job when you already have one. This may be true based on…

Stepping Into Leadership

Stepping Into Leadership

How to succeed as a new supervisor or manager You’ve been a stellar team member, and now you’ve been tapped to take on your first management role. Whether you’re supervising…

The Trick To Tooting Your Own Horn

The Trick To Tooting Your Own Horn

How to promote yourself without bragging “Get out there and sell yourself.” “Toot your own horn.” “Develop your personal brand and let people know about it.” You often hear this…

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

How to handle your nerves before and during a presentation When asked about our greatest fears, surveys often show public speaking at the top of the list—sometimes above fear of…

Spent Any Time Out Of Work?

Spent Any Time Out Of Work?

How to explain gaps in your resume It’s harder than ever to have a perfect work history these days. Less loyalty from employees and employers alike has resulted in increased…

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

Six ways to say no to a new job or promotion You’ve gone through the interviews and gotten the job offer. Generally, congratulations would be in order. But what happens…

Your Looks And Your Job: Does Appearance Affect Advancement?

Your Looks And Your Job: Does Appearance Affect Advancement?

How your appearance may affect getting hired, getting promoted, and making more money We’d all like to believe that career success is strictly a result of talent, drive, and skill…

Bad Job Interview?

Bad Job Interview?

How to know your job interview didn’t go well and what you can do about it  Not every job interview can go perfectly. Whether you got stuck in traffic and arrived late,…

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