Varuni S.

I love dogs, Brooklyn and Ollo-Clips—in that order. When I'm not working I'm usually stuck in a bush trying to take detail shots of thorns, petals and ants. On other days—I binge watch Black-ish or The Magicians, depending on my mood.
  • Get Your Resume Into Human Hands: Beat The Applicant Tracking System.

    The Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a black hole that gobbles up 70 percent resumes submitted to companies through online applications. In the name of efficiency, companies that have 50 employees or more, pass down your painfully crafted resume to a bot. Only a handful of resumes get past...
  • The Art of Acing the Informational Interview

    If you want a job in the company of your dreams without filling out a job application, want to understand the ins and outs of realistically working there, and get first dibs on vacancies opening up in the near future—the ones that never get advertised—you need to schedule an...
  • 7 Ways To Ace Your LinkedIn Game

    Whether you’re a college grad looking for that first job, a mid-career guy expanding his network, or a seasoned entrepreneur launching a new company—you’re definitely on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is the social media platform for professionals itching to take their career to the next level. 94-percent recruiters use LinkedIn to vet...
  • Network

    10 Ways To Network Like a BOSS

    I know networking sucks. You have to stick your neck out in the real world, figure out who’s who in your line of work, stay on top of critical news in your industry, meet complete strangers that matter, engage them in relevant small-talk, and face possible rejection head on....
  • 7 Resume Blunders to Avoid

    7 Resume Blunders to Avoid

    When it comes to your resume—first impressions are last impressions. Realistically, you have 6 seconds to engage a headhunter. Otherwise, it’s a clean swipe left. No hard feelings. You’ll be tempted to push everything on your career cart onto one page, use unconventional formats, and to stretch every verb...
  • Harry Potter

    Harry Potter Is Ready To Rescue the ‘Me Me Me’ Generation! Are You?

    Dear Millennial, the Internet has turned against us. Anyone that entered the matrix somewhere between 1982 and 2000 is not being taken seriously. Experts have branded us ‘The Me Me Me generation.’ If they are to be believed—we are narcissists, entitled, fame-obsessed, lazy, shallow and fickle—a result of faulty...
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