Recommended reading: job hunting

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This lengthy discussion of cover letter salutation at Ask A Manager will convince you not to sweat the small stuff in cover letters – no one agrees anyway. (There are people who think that starting a letter “Dear (recipient)” is too intimate for the office?)

Sometimes lifehacker’s career advice is terrible, but sometimes it’s great. This blog post on how to apply for a job when you don’t have direct experience is one of the great ones.

Everyone talks about the importance of “self-care” during the job hunt. But what does that really mean? Two links:

This piece by Laurie Penny might be the best thing I’ve ever read about self-care

This post from a beauty blog also does some interesting thinking


Black History Month: My current favorite music to listen to while I work is Booker T and the MGs Stax Classics