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Volunteering Can Boost Your Career–and MBA Admissions Odds

  “Fresh Ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals We probably don’t need to sell you on the karmic benefits of donating your time for a worthy cause. But besides all the …

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Spotting Boreout Syndrome

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals We’re all familiar with burnout, but have you heard of its equally evil twin, boreout? Instead of dealing with excessive busyness and overflowing plates, people who suffer from …

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The Smart Way to Promote Yourself

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Now and then, getting ahead in your career requires some self-promotion. A bit of preening, if you will. Some of you may be thinking, …

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Warning: Burnout Ahead

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Know anyone who likes to humble brag about their 80-hour workweek or how they get by just fine on four hours of sleep a …

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The Power of Thank-You Notes

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Okay, let’s clear this up right at the top because we know most some people dread writing thank-you notes. Yes, the writing of said thank-you notes …

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Networking During a Pandemic

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Even if the pandemic hasn’t put your job in jeopardy, growing your professional network is still a vital activity right now. But what’s the …

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