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  1. ask a boss
    How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You a JobI’ve read thousands of cover letters in my career. Here are all the elements of an actually good one.
  2. work
    How I Get It Done: Poet Eileen Myles’I come out of an aesthetic that doesn’t want to look like it’s trying too hard. I work really hard!’
  3. ask a boss
    10 Impressive Questions to Ask in a Job InterviewTo show employers you’re exceptional, and find out if it’s the right job for you.
  4. how i get it done
    How the Woman Who’s Helped Over 500 Women Run for Office Gets It Done“The fountain Diet Dr. Pepper is the way to go. That’s my pre-coffee drink.”
  5. work
    How I Get It Done: Bluemercury Founder Marla BeckThe beauty CEO on what changes after you sell your company for $210 million.
  6. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Beth Comstock, Former Vice Chair of General Electric“I’ve been to conferences where women were so outnumbered that they turned the ladies’ room into a men’s room.”
  7. work
    How I Get It Done: Michele Outland of Bon AppétitThe creative director on redesigning the magazine, CBD oil, and her mom’s Korean cooking.
  8. work
    How I Get It Done: Handbag Designer Clare VivierThe founder of the Clare V line has been supplying cool girls with bags for a decade now. Here’s her advice for making it in fashion.
  9. work
    How I Get It Done: Amanda Chantal Bacon, Founder and Owner of Moon Juice“Trashy instant coffee with spirit dust or sex dust — I love that.”
  10. work
    How I Get It Done: QVC Star Josie MaranThe model turned beauty entrepreneur belongs to a secret society for frequent fliers and sometimes works for 36 hours straight.
  11. work
    How I Get It Done: Ariel Palitz, New York City’s First “Nightlife Mayor”The head of the city’s new Office of Nightlife on adjusting to office life and whether New York is losing its edge.
  12. work
    How I Get It Done: Mara Brock Akil, Creator of GirlfriendsThe writer, director, and producer on working with her husband and wearing men’s clothing on set.
  13. work
    How I Get It Done: Gloria Steinem“Most people must work to live, but some of us live to work.”
  14. ask a boss
    ‘How Should I Explain My Weaknesses in a Job Interview?’Do not say, “I’m a perfectionist” or “I work too hard.”
  15. ask a boss
    ‘I Was Tricked Into Being an Executive Assistant!’Talk to your boss as soon as you can.
  16. ask a boss
    ‘How Do I Explain Reasons for Leaving a Previous Job?’Here’s what to say if you were laid off, fired, or if you hated your boss.
  17. my two cents
    How to Take Maternity Leave When You’re a FreelancerIt can feel like uncharted territory when you’re your own boss.
  18. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Use a Job Offer to Get a Raise at My Current Job?’It’s not a good sign if the only way to get paid what you’re worth is to threaten to leave.
  19. ask a boss
    How to Quit Your Job — 10 Ways to Do It GracefullyWhen do you tell your boss? Should you be honest in the exit interview?
  20. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Nina Garcia, Editor-in-Chief of Elle MagazineThe editor of Elle on her open-door policy, wearing flats, and why she never eats dinner after 7 p.m.
  21. ask a boss
    ‘I Hate My Boss, But I Love My Job!’Is working for a hostile boss doing you any professional favors?
  22. aspiration
    The Evolution of a Mormon Mommy BloggerFor the blogger formerly known as Nat the Fat Rat, the label no longer quite fits.
  23. ask a boss
    How to Write a Thank-You Email After a Job Interview: Examples, Dos, and Don’tsAll your questions, answered.
  24. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Sent Me a Friend Request on Social Media!’If it’s not too late: ignore her.
  25. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Daniela Soto-Innes on Being a Young Boss in the KitchenThe Cosme chef on lying about her age, her favorite restaurant in Brooklyn, and bossing around old men.
  26. ask a boss
    How to Make a Résumé Interviewers Actually Want to ReadHiring managers spend about 20 seconds scanning a résumé. Here’s how to get their attention.
  27. work
    How I Get It Done: The Founders of a Major Fashion PR FirmCarrie Ellen Phillips and Vanessa von Bismarck talk about motherhood, ever-shifting schedules, and their open-door policy at the office.
  28. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker’s Kid Disrupts the Office Every Day!’The way you should speak up depends on how long you’ve worked at the company.
  29. ask a boss
    6 Ways to Not Hate Your JobSimple ways to reframe your negative thoughts about work.
  30. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Model and Beauty Mogul Miranda KerrThe CEO of Kora Organics on motherhood, modeling, and being “a micromanager.”
  31. ask a boss
    7 Ways Job Interviewers Learn What You’re Really LikeBeyond interview questions, here’s what they’re looking for.
  32. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Jen Atkin“The Most Influential Hairstylist in the World” on managing an unpredictable schedule, working in the Middle East, and relaxing with Real Housewives.
  33. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Got Fired and Won’t Leave Me Alone!’When you no longer work for your boss, the relationship has to change.
  34. ask a boss
    Everything You Need to Know About Maternity Leave in the U.S.How it works, what your employer is required to offer, and more.
  35. ask a boss
    Job Interview Tips: How to Survive 10 Awkward SituationsWhat should you say when you don’t know the answer to a question? How do you explain you were fired?
  36. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-Worker Constantly Complains!’Ask her: “What are you going to do about it?”
  37. how i get it done
    A Supermodel Turned Entrepreneur on Managing Two Businesses“I find that co-dreaming with people who understand your your vision is really important.”
  38. ask a boss
    ‘Am I Guilty of Age Discrimination at Work?’There’s a difference between ageism and real performance issues.
  39. how i get it done
    Tina Brown on Networking, ‘Sleep Orgies,’ and Why She Loves Ziplock BagsThe media mogul shares how she gets it done.
  40. ask a boss
    How to Ask for a RaiseWhen to ask, what to say, and how to know what your work is worth.
  41. ask a boss
    ‘A Co-worker Left Me an Anonymous Note … and a Pacifier’This person is not playing by the normal rules.
  42. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Afraid to Show Any Weakness at Work’The worst thing you can do when you’re unsure is hide it.
  43. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: CBS News Contributor Alex WagnerThe journalist and political commentator on needing bread but not caffeine, and filming Showtime’s docuseries The Circus.
  44. women at work
    What Would a World Designed by Women Look Like?As more women rise to power in the architecture world, we’re starting to find out.
  45. ask a boss
    Ask A Boss: ‘Should I Point Out Job Applicants’ Mistakes to Them?’Either way, you shouldn’t feel bad about eliminating them.
  46. ask a boss
    ‘Does Networking Have to Be Slimy?’Done well, it can be rewarding.
  47. ask a boss
    Ask a Boss: ‘I Work From Home and My Mom Won’t Stop Talking to Me’Tell her what you need, not what she needs.
  48. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Organizational Guru Marie KondoThe author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up on her morning routine, Google Docs, and why she doesn’t worry about sleep.
  49. ask a boss
    Ask a Boss: ‘My Manager Is a Jerk’Authority is not a permission slip to be cruel.
  50. ask a boss
    How to Master Office EtiquetteOur essential guide.
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