Author Archives: YEC

12 Tips for Negotiating the Salary You Want and Deserve

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At some stage in everyone’s career, the time comes to get to the next level. After all, you’ve worked hard, focused on measurable results — and now you deserve a raise in pay.

However, working within your employer’s existing budget and around an archaic annual performance review can prove difficult. So how to prove to an employer that raise you deserve? How do you negotiate for the salary you want? To answer that question, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question?   

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11 New Critical Skills Every Marketing Candidates Must Possess

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As a candidate for that marketing job you really want, what’s most important when it comes to cutting through the noise? How do you show you’re the best one for the job? To gain their insight, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: When hiring for a marketing role, what newer skills or competencies are now critical? Yes, we know not everyone is looking for a job in marketing. But at some point, we’re all marketers and sellers… even if we’re just selling ourselves! Plus, some of this advice is so good it applies to nearly   

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Wantrepreneurs: Here’s How to Really Achieve Entrepreneurial Success

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Entrepreneurship used to be great. It used to be something that select people could pull off, but today, that’s different.

Over the years, entrepreneurs have achieved some kind of “rock star” status, attracting wantrepreneurs by the truckload…   

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The 3 Most Effective Ways to Ace Your First Job Interview

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What is the secret to winning the best job offers? Of getting your career off to a great start? From someone who has hired  hundreds of incredible employees over the past 13 years, the answer is simple:

Show you would be a valuable addition to the team by demonstrating diligence and an understanding of the role.What is the secret to winning the best job offers? Of getting your career off to a great start? From someone who has hired  hundreds of incredible employees over the past 13 years, the answer is simple:

Show you would be a valuable addition to the team by demonstrating diligence and an understanding of the role…   

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9 Things Your Resume Must Have to Secure a Live Interview

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Everyone has advice on what you schould include on resume. Some of that advice is good, and some is outdated. Trying to follow all of that advice and cram everything into a one-page resume can overwhelm you. So, what are the absolute essentials? What absolutely has to be on your resume before you’ll even be considered for a live interview. We asked the members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to tell us what they look for.   

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8 Apps Successful Entrepreneurs Use to Spark Creativity

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To learn how they find inspiration through the apps they use on their phones, computers, and other devices we asked several members of the Young Entrpreneur Council (YEC) this question:

What is one app that sparks your creative process that you can’t live without?   

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