Author Archives: YEC

From Young Pros to Young Pros: The Best New Year Career Advice

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It’s a new year and new beginning for your career. Especially for young professionals. To help you get started with the best new year career advice, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:

“What is the best beginning of the year career advice you have for young professionals?”   

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16 College Organizations That Teach Valuable Life Lessons

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Are you ready to find a job? Enter the workforce? Chances are… you are not. And you may need a boost to help get you there. And one of the best ways to do that?

Joining an on-campus organization where you can improve your soft skills, hone your leadership skills, and do confidence-building work…   

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15 Powerful Strategies for Improving Your Communication Skills

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Many recruiters, hiring managers, and HR pros feel that communication skills are the most important traits an applicant can highlight during a job search.

But how do you improve your communication skills?    

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11 Young Bosses Tell You How to Impress Your New Millennial Boss

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What if your new boss comes from the Millennial generation? We asked the members of the Young Entrepreneurial Council (YEC) this question:

How can a new team member thoroughly impress their new Millennial boss?   

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The Most Commonly Misused Career Tool: A Professional Headshot

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Everyone spends so much time worrying about their resume, cover letter, interview prep, online personal branding, and numerous other job search tools. But many people forget the most commonly misused career tool of them all: a timeless professional headshot. Because in the end, a selfie taken on your smartphone that represents who you are now, won’t grow and continue to represent your brand. We asked several members of the Young Entrepreneur Council to relate their experiences with a timeless professional headshot. Here’s what they had to say: Think About Your Personal Brand Have you ever noticed how some professionals will   

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15 Experts Tell Us Exactly What to Look for When Seeking a Mentor

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We know we learn through books and from professors. We gain knowledge through experience, both good and bad. But where do we go for been-there-done-that advice that will shorten learning curves, accelerate growth and allow us to avoid costly career mistakes? The answer, for many, is a mentor.   

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