LIBRARY Readers ALERT no. 298 – Better at Everything

LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students


1. McManus, Kaitlin. “How to answer the ‘where do you see yourself in five years?’ interview question,”
Vault (March 26, 2019)

To answer the question effectively, bear in mind these few tips: think about it ahead of time, be honest, be precise when you can … and vague when you can’t, and set your goals high!

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2. Saunders, Elizabeth Grace. “9 ways to say no to busywork and unrealistic deadlines,”
Harvard Business Review (March 29, 2019) 

Saying no in the workplace isn’t easy. The words you use indeed can make a big difference. Read this article for the suggested tips and phrases. 

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Writing without bullshit : boost your career by saying what you mean / Josh Bernoff 

Stop writing to fit in. Start writing to stand out. Boost your career by writing without bullshit. This book can exactly tell you how. 



Better at Everything on Stitcher 

Better at Everything is a wholly practical self-help show for anyone who feels stuck or wants to live a happier, more fulfilled life. It has episodes on different topics, such as critical thinking, action, and position yourself as a learner

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