Richard Moy, The Muse

Richard Moy

The Muse

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Rich:

5 Feelings You’ll Have When You Quit a Job You Still Care About

With a full-time job and a very cool wife I should spend more time with, it’s the right choice for me right now. But quitting my job wasn’t an easy decision. → Read More

What Recruiters Are Really Thinking When They Hear These Cliche Interview Answers

Recruiters have heard just about everything in the book. Here's what they're actually thinking when they hear these common interview answers. → Read More

How to Follow Up With Acquaintances Who Ignore Your Emails (Without Being Annoying)

Getting ignored by people in your network is frustrating. These simple email templates will help you follow up without being annoying. → Read More

5 common email subject lines you need to stop using

Get better, faster responses with stronger — and more specific — subject lines. → Read More

12 Ways to Slack Off at the End of the Year That Are Actually Productive

The end of the year is here and if you're stuck in the office, you might be tempted to slack off. You can do it, just do it productively. → Read More

3 Obstacles You Have to Overcome When You Get a New Boss (Solutions Provided!)

Getting a new manager at work can be tough—especially if you don't get along right away. Here are three possible situations you might face, with solutions. → Read More

The Out-of-Office Template You Need When You’re Only Taking One Day Off

Here's the perfect out-of-office message for when you're only taking one day off and really want to unplug—whether on your own or because of a major holiday. → Read More

3 Irrational Thoughts You Have When Co-workers Take Too Long to Respond

I overthink everything. It’s just my thing. Here's what I'm probably thinking when co-workers don't respond to me—and how I get over those irrational fears. → Read More

3 Questions to Ask After Your Boss Shuts Your Idea Down (Again)

I wish I could tell you that your manager will always love your ideas. But unfortunately, as you probably already know, that’s not the case. → Read More

4 No-Brainer Ways You Should Be Using Spreadsheets at Work

Say the word “spreadsheet” around people, and you’ll make them shudder. But there are ways this tool can help you get organized and be even more productive. → Read More

The 5-Minute Routine That Always Energizes Me at Work on Slow Days

Need to get an energy boost during the workday, but don't want to chug coffee? Steal my five-minute routine for waking up fast and getting stuff done. → Read More

3 Times a Blunt Email Response Is Necessary (Templates Included!)

So, you need to be obvious in your email response, but you don't want to come across as mean or rude? Here's the secret to getting it right. → Read More

The Best Question to Ask When You're New at Work

Your first few weeks at a new job can be exhilarating, but it can also be overwhelming. Ask this question, and you're sure to start off on a great note. → Read More

The Go-to Presentation Checklist That'll Help You Knock it Out of the Park

Some presentations are so good that you can’t help but assume that person’s just a natural. But you want to know the secret to that confidence? Preparation! → Read More

3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Keep Getting Passed Over for Promotions

It sucks when you get passed over for a promotion. But before you start pointing fingers, here are a few tough questions you should ask yourself. → Read More

3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Keep Getting Passed Over for Promotions

It sucks when you get passed over for a promotion. But before you start pointing fingers, here are a few tough questions you should ask yourself. → Read More

5 Times Smart People Ask Others to Double-Check Their Work

You’re moving up in your career and more people than ever are counting on you. That's great, but it doesn't mean you shouldn't ask people to check your work. → Read More

10 Little Things That’ll Have a Big Impact on Your Career

Big efforts lead to big wins, but it's important to remember smaller (and simpler) tasks can add up and end up having a big impact on your career. → Read More

How You’ll Want to Respond to Bad Feedback (and How You Actually Should)

Getting negative feedback is never fun—and you probably have a snippy comment for the person. But to maintain your rep, here's how you should respond. → Read More

How to Pull Off One More Career Win Before the Year's Over

It would be easy to say that you’ve done all you can do. But trust me, there’s still plenty of time to achieve a new career goal by the end of the year. → Read More