I’m insulted by a junior hire with the same title as me, thank-you notes after terrible interviews, and more

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I did an internship interview earlier today that went pretty terribly. Previously, I had lived and worked almost exclusively in large metropolitan areas — think New York, Detroit, Dallas. But once you find a way to do it that won’t increase their costs, you can say something like, “Since I have a meeting in San Diego right after that, I’d like to book my second flight to San Diego rather than back to Boston. It’s five answers to five questions.

I’m trying to resign but it’s not working, client is deducting fees for quick payment, and more

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I started an internship at a start-up company in November, and now that Ive graduated college I’m ready to move on. I’m excited by the prospect of moving to Dallas for the job, but am about to have to decide whether or not to renew a lease here in Boston; while I of course don’t expect you to alter your timeline to accommodate that, I’d be grateful to get a sense of when I might hear from you about next steps.”

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