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Made for DC transplants working in Washington’s political, creative, tech, and finance fields, CAPITOL STANDARD assembles influencers, cultural critics, startup enthusiasts, accomplished professionals, government officials, and fortune 5000 leaders to deliver the quintessential guide to work and play in Washington, DC.

From lining up your next job to RSVPing for the upcoming POLITICO Playbook breakfast, our curated recommendations connect you to the best people, places, and opportunities DC has to offer.

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The Magic of Max Major

With a name like Max Major, you have to be good at something. But it can’t just be any something. It’s gotta be something pretty extraordinary and maybe even a little strange. The 33-year-old DC entrepreneur and forthcoming author of Influence Anyone certainly lives up to his name. A professional mentalist, Major uses a mix of […]
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Where to Drink Your Whiskey This Month

If you’re a bourbon lover, the month of March is for you. In restaurants and bars throughout the city, whiskey is the main ingredient shaking up cocktails crafted by distillery professionals and master bartenders. These artists are teaching classes and hosting whiskey tastings in local hot spots helping to make this traditional cocktail a modern […]
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2 Ways to Master Your Next Phone Interview

Every day, qualified candidates fall out of the running for good jobs for one petty reason– they suck at answering phone interview questions.  But there’s a very simple formula for winning at phone interviews– and it’s more obvious than you think. Here are the rules: Rule 1 | Only Apply to the Jobs You Want […]
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BROWSE PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL NETWORKING GROUPS

The only directory of its kind, we’re building a list of the best professional and social clubs in Washington, DC. From business groups to women’s groups, browse these clubs before you join to weigh networking benefits, influential members, and other benefits.

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CAPITOL STANDARD readers are a diverse group of millennials who are more likely to hold advanced degrees, be politically active and have real influence at work as well as within their group of friends. So relax, you’re in good company. Looking for even more great networking? Request to join our private LinkedIn group here.