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Jada A Graves
Works at U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
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Ever heard the proverb," Good salaries happen to good people?"

Of course you haven't, because it's not a proverb, nor is it remotely true.

Follow these tips for ensuring the best possible salary for your chosen career. 
The top industries, careers and negotiating tactics for getting the salary you deserve.
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Recently, my biggest work challenge hasn't been trying to find time to do my work in the midst of social media. It's been juggling work with all the other, um, work. (Emails, emails, emails! One marathon of a meeting followed by another meeting and one more, just for good measure.)

If, like me, you're trying to figure out how to squeeze it all in, then I hope this article helps:
How to get the most done despite your endless email and nonstop meetings.
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I would be happy to give you some great social media tips to help ease the overload. 
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Team-building isn't a dirty word. Some people just are vulgar about it ... 
Best practices so your office's team-building activity goes off without a hitch … and a lawsuit.
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Moment of truth: Is your job out to get you?
Job applicants, beware: These 18 jobs could put both your physical and emotional well-being in peril.
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Managers, have you ever attempted to poach talent from elsewhere? Read these do's and don'ts for doing it well -- and legally.  #careers #management
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The latest little ditty for U.S. News Careers: 
Best practices for hiring Grade-A remote employees.
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I'm working on a new careers piece on hidden interview tests with a little help from my social media friends (hopefully). If you've done any hiring in the past, then tell me: Are there any behavioral triggers that potentially sway you in favor of or against a candidate? 

To get you in the mood, I'll give you one of mine: If a job candidate doesn't send a thank you note within 48 hours of his or her interview, then I'm not inclined to hire him or her. 

So what are yours?
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Great. Thank you! +E K Miller 
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I had the chance to ask notable professionals from a variety of fields about the smartest #interview questions they've heard. Here's what they said. 
Thoughtful questions – straight from hiring managers – to give you the inside track on the interview.
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Sometimes it's not who you are but how you are that costs you the job. For instance, read these 10 interviewer turn offs. 
Sometimes it's not who you are but how you are that costs you the job.
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Managing Editor, BrandFuse
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  • U.S. News & World Report, L.P.
    Managing Editor, BrandFuse, 2015 - present
  • US News & World Report
    Careers Editor, 2011 - 2014
  • US News & World Report
    Travel Editor, 2009 - 2011
  • US News Ventures
    Autos, Senior Editor, 2008 - 2009
  • US News Ventures
    Autos Writer/Editor/Producer, 2007 - 2008
  • NAREIT
    Staff Writer, 2005 - 2007
  • U.S News & World Report
    Careers Product Manager, 2014 - 2015
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Writer. Reader. Eater. Editor.
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  • Howard University
    Mass Communications, 2003 - 2005
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Print Journalism, 1999 - 2003
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