7 Tips on How to Write a Professional “Thank You” Note

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Showing your gratitude in a professional manner may happen to turn out on opposite ends of the spectrum – sometimes the “thank you” note may come out sounding like boot-licking, or it may come out sounding rather insincere depending on how you write it. Here is how to write a professional and proper “thank you” note that does not sound like the recalcitrant obligatory message or like you are trying to carry someone's balls.
 

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Learn How to Pick a Lock with This Simple Tutorial

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If you ever find yourself locked out of your apartment, basic lock-picking skills will come in handy, but it’s not as simple as jamming a pin into a hole and blindly shoving it around like in movies. Here’s a simple tutorial on how to pick a basic lock. With great power comes great responsibility, so we hope you will use it for good and not evil.
 

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How to Ask Your Boss For a Raise Without Feeling Paiseh Like a Typical Asian

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If you were raised in a traditional Asian household, chances are that from young, your parents have inculcated a sense of humility and an obsequious nature within you. We are not as outspoken as the ang mohs, and especially when it comes to asking for something, like a raise, we are accustomed to feeling paiseh, so we may approach the subject sheepishly or refrain from doing so at all.
 

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15 Things Commonly Said That Interviewers Will Black List You For

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There are many articles out there on the web advising job seekers on the things they should say in job interviews, but not what they shouldn’t say. Many candidates blow their chances of getting a job for the extra information they provide that really tick off interviewers. Here are 15 things that you should NOT say during an interview.
 

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Tips for Fresh Graduates on How to Crack the Interview in Just 5 Minutes

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‘First impression is the last impression” and its significance is apparent in a job interview. Cracking an interview is not an easy task, it takes a lot of effort to go through the process. But, do you know that the recruiter can build an opinion about you in just 5 minutes? It takes only 5 minutes for the interviewer to decide if you should proceed to the next round of interviews. This is known as the “halo effect”, a tendency to reconcile the judgments with the introductory observations itself. 
 

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