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Did you win at work?!

Did you solve a problem, untangle a mess, or ensure that something didn't become a problematic, tangled mess? Write it in your Brag File right now! Don't forget the details: what happened, what your role was, and what it says about your whole vibe. What's a Brag File? It's just a doc you keep your wins on, so you can use them in cover letters and interviews. Easier than trying to remember that one project you did 2 years ago!

Create better email blasts

If you do email blasts at work, NGPVAN has a great guide on creating (and testing) better emails, from intention to theory to graphics. 

Job interviews shouldn't be gotcha games

I wrote this thing about why dumb questions in job interviews are not only dumb, but counter-productive. 

Make time to step back

Whether leadership or an individual contributor, we're more productive and creative at work when we make time to step back from the day-to-day grind and look at the big picture. HBR has some tips to do just that. 

The difference between "diversity" and "inclusion" 

Your organization might have a persistent inclusion gap even as you make progress on diversifying your ranks. Read more over at Cloverpop

Let's talk about Male Feminism with the ELU!

In DC on July 17th and 18th the Emotional Labor Union welcomes men for the first (possibly only!) time to help men understand the lives of women and become better feminists. I'll be there!

Platform is this weekend!

Come say HI at the Ranavain table at the Platform Convention in DC. If you can't make it to the event, check out Platform, which is all about making sure women's voices are heard in politics. 

Happy to help.

That's what MailChimp decided to title this field, and dang it, I think they were on to something. I'd love to help you out! I do cover letter and resume reviews, run an ongoing professional development membership program on Patreon, and write about work type stuff all the time, over on my website! I encourage you to check it out if you're into that kind of thing: www.ranavain.com 

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