Should I include that on my resume?
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Should I include that on my resume?

One of the most frequently-asked questions I get is, should I include X on my resume? Where X equals something with the potential to be controversial or polarizing. The short answer is, it depends. And the long answer is also, it depends. Let’s explore. By the time you receive your Full Grown Adult Card, you…

Hire a pro
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Hire a pro

Last Wednesday morning, I spent some time tidying up around my house. My cleaning service was scheduled to come later that day, and I wanted to be sure they didn’t have to work around piles of clutter, misplaced shoes, coffee-stained mugs, and whatnot. You are probably familiar with the old joke: Typically framed as a…

So, what do you do?
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So, what do you do?

In the DC area, we are infamous for the first question we usually ask those we meet: What do you do? It’s our go-to conversation starter in all situations professional or social. In a social context, the expected response is usually just your job title and employer. Or perhaps, simply your profession. For example, you…