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Rachel Lake is a writer, editor, and content manager with Ivy Exec. She regularly hosts free webinars on leadership, job searching, career advancement, and more. Based in New York City, Rachel holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. To get in touch with Rachel, contact her on LinkedIn.

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Acing a Trial Assignment or “Job Audition”

It’s become common for employers to ask candidates to complete a trial assignment before a hiring decision is made. It gives employers a more comprehensive view of a candidate, which, in theory, allows them to make an informed choice. But there are obvious drawbacks for applicants. Depending on the scope of the assignment, the project … Continued