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3 ways to crush your virtual internship in the first 30 days, according to a VP of a career networking community

Christine Cruzvergara is the VP of higher education and student success at Handshake, a career networking community for US university students and recent graduates. Despite COVID-19’s impact on the economy, Cruzvergara says that many companies are still hiring entry-level positions and offering virtual internships to young professionals. If you’ve landed […]
3 ways to crush your virtual internship in the first 30 days, according to a VP of a career networking community
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POLL: Most Americans want to permanently ditch the handshake after the coronavirus. Here’s what they think it should be replaced with.

More than half of Americans surveyed in a new Business Insider/Survey Monkey poll said the handshake should disappear permanently after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Handshakes have been put on hold due to social distancing recommendations and requirements, and the nation’s top coronavirus expert has suggested handshakes end forever. More than […]
POLL: Most Americans want to permanently ditch the handshake after the coronavirus. Here’s what they think it should be replaced with.
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Trump and Macron shared another intense handshake amid their fading bromance

President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron’s previously close relationship seemed to fade at a weekend where world leaders gathered to celebrate 100 years since the end of World War I. The weekend began as Trump tweeted to bash Macron’s plans for European defence hours before landing in Paris. […]
Trump and Macron shared another intense handshake amid their fading bromance
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7 signs your body language is sending the wrong message

Body language is an important form of communication – even if you’re not always aware of it. The way you stand and gesture can make you seem more (or less) confident and attractive. Some body-language tweaks are easier to make than others. It’s generally easier to plan out exactly what […]
7 signs your body language is sending the wrong message
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14 things you’re doing that make people instantly dislike you

It’s not hard to make someone dislike you, whether you’re interacting online or in real life. If you share something overly personal too soon or hide your emotions, for example, you may unwittingly repel people. Even the smell of your sweat or a hard-to-pronounce last name – things that are […]
14 things you’re doing that make people instantly dislike you
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How to properly shake hands in 14 different countries

Handshaking etiquette changes depending on the country you are in the world. It is important to recognise and respect these cultural differences, especially when conducting business around the world. In Brazil and the United States, a firm handshake is expected. However, this would be off putting in the UK, as […]
How to properly shake hands in 14 different countries