Sara McCord, Business Insider

Sara McCord

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Past articles by Sara:

8 entrepreneurs reveal how they're using Clubhouse to seek out new business ventures, expand their offerings, and generate sales

Marketer and entrepreneur Brad Caldwell said he's closed $15,000 in sales in three-and-a-half months "without soliciting anything" on the app. → Read More

Read the spreadsheet women in tech are sending each other to find out how much they're making compared to their male coworkers

Lizzie Kardon wanted to help women in tech advocate for the salaries they deserve, so she made a spreadsheet — and over 500 people have contributed. → Read More

3 Bad Boss Personalities—and How to Deal With Them

Does your boss try to take all the credit, steer you in the wrong direction, or say no to all of your ideas? You might be dealing with a bad boss. → Read More

5 Signs You're Going to Be Happy No Matter What You End up Doing

It's not too much to ask to be happy in your career. Here are five signs that you'll be happy with whatever you end up doing professionally. → Read More

3 Interview Mistakes You Probably Can't Recover From

Many applicants worry over small interview mistakes. But unless you said one of these three really bad things, chances are you're just being hard on yourself. → Read More

Here's How to Apply for a Job the Same Day You Hear About It

You weren't expecting to apply for a job, but you hear of an opening with an end-of-day deadline. Here's how to turn around an impressive job application—fast. → Read More

9 Mistakes (Even Successful) People Made on Their First Jobs

You advance in your career by gaining experience, and that includes making mistakes at work. These are the most common first job mistakes, according to readers. → Read More

How to Know You're Doing a Good Job (Without Hearing the Words "Good Job")

Hopefully your boss gives you positive feedback. But, even without it, there are ways you can tell that you are on the right track and doing a good job. → Read More

How to Know You're Doing a Good Job (Without Hearing the Words "Good Job")

Hopefully your boss gives you positive feedback. But, even without it, there are ways you can tell that you are on the right track and doing a good job. → Read More

Good to Know: Work-Life Balance "Tests" Are a Thing Now in Interviews

Hiring managers use job interview questions to learn what kind of employee you'll be, including your thoughts on work-life balance and working during off hours. → Read More

The 2 Key Questions Your Email Better Answer in 30 Seconds (If You Want a Useful Reply)

You send emails at work, because you want a reply that'll help you do your job better. To get the right response, make sure your email answers two questions. → Read More

The Stupid Simple Way I Keep Myself From Talking Too Much in Meetings

Speaking up in meetings is a good thing, so long as you don't overdo it. Luckily, there's a stupid simple way to prevent yourself from taking it too far. → Read More

3 Questions For Job Interviews That Make a Good Impression

Ask the questions below at the appropriate stage, and you’ll be memorable for the right reasons → Read More

This CEO's Trick for Building Stronger Relationships Is So Easy That You Can Pull it Off Too

If you like learning from successful people, you'll love this CEO's easy trick to build strong relationships with co-workers, even those you don't know well. → Read More

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Include Personality in Your Cover Letter

You want to make your job application stand out by adding personality to your cover letter. It's a great way to get noticed—so long as it's done correctly. → Read More

Here's exactly how to write an email with negative feedback, without ruffling feathers

Negative feedback can be hard to deliver, especially via email. Here are some suggestions on how to manage a less than positive message. → Read More

The Best Way to Recapture How Excited You Felt When You Started Your Job

It's not that you hate your job, but you're bored and don't look forward to it anymore. Here's a strategy to help you get excited about your work again. → Read More

This Simple Formula Makes Highlighting Transferable Skills Easy

Highlighting your transferable skills can make the difference in your job application. But, you want to be sure you're doing it the right way. → Read More

Oprah Winfrey says her 'secret to success' lies in a single question

Oprah Winfrey delivered the commencement address at Smith College and gave some advice on success. → Read More

The Best Way to Deal With a Boss You Never Agree With

It's frustrating to be told to do your work differently, especially if you think your boss is wrong. Try this if you're always disagreeing with you supervisor. → Read More