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They’re what Friday afternoons were made for: Links to fresh Mediabistro stories, just in case you missed ’em. Check these out before or after you wrap up your to-do list, clean up your desk and tie up any loose ends as you get ready for the weekend, and for the week to come.

How to Be Your Own Publicist: Because, let’s face it: If you don’t promote yourself, no one else will. Here’s how to show your favorite product (you!) in the best possible light offline, online and all the time.

Elements of a Successful Job Listing [Infographic]: If you’re lucky enough to be a hiring manager looking for an ideal new employee, this printable reference will help you craft the perfect listing to find one.

How to Break Into Content Strategy: Journalism meets marketing in this hybrid digital role that may be your next new job.

Here’s Why You Still Haven’t Found a New Job: Bad news: The reason you’re still looking for a job could be you. Good news: Here are eight things you can do differently, and get those offers rolling in.

Find Your Own Voice to Succeed: Um, guys? So, like, the words you use? And the tone you speak in? Turns out, they’re, like, totally important when it comes to succeeding at work.

12 Hot Jobs in Washington, D.C.: What with the 2016 presidential race picking up steam, House of Cards on binge—hell, even the cherry blossoms about to pop—Washington, D.C., is having a moment. And the moment is right for finding a new media job in the capital, too. Here are a few of our favorites.

What to Do When You Have Multiple Job Offers: When it rains, it pours, and when you’ve been actively searching for a new job, sometimes you get more than one offer at a time. Here’s how to juggle them, you lucky dog.

What Does a Creative Director Do?: A hint: It takes a lot of creativity, and a fair amount of directing. Here’s what media pros with this key role do, and how to get the job yourself.

Break These 12 Bad Habits—Before They Sabotage Your Job Search: The devil, they say, is in the details. Here are the little things you might not even realize you’re doing that can keep you from getting the job.

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