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15 Time Wasters Successful People Avoid at Work [Infographic]

Time Wasters Successful People Avoid

As we start our new jobs and internships this summer, we’ll all be looking to make a great first impression. We’ll dress perfectly. We’ll show up five minutes early. We’ll come in with a great attitude. But once we’re there, there are many time-wasters that, if we aren’t careful, will mean the difference between creating amazing first impression and a really bad first day or week… and maybe even a bad reputation. From not remaining engaged to technology interruptions, and from lack of focus to procrastinating, here – courtesy of N2Growth – are 15 time wasters you’ll must avoid at work…    

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How to Dress (And NOT Dress) for Job Interview Success

Ajilon Dress for Success

Employers have stated they can make hiring decisions within the first few minutes, even seconds, of meeting you… and the way you dress has a lot to do with that!

To learn how you should (and should not!) dress, groom and accessorize for your next job interview, check out this terrific infographic from our friends at Ajilon Professional Staffing…   

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New Age Jobs: The Future Careers of Gen Y and Gen Z [Infographic]

The Career Path of Gen Y and Gen Z

How does a student or young professional best prepare for this transition from old-school to new-school? How do members of Gen Z and younger members of Gen Y know what might lie ahead of them in the workplace?

This infographic takes a look at our uncertain future, including what jobs might be most in-demand just a few years from now and what skills will be required as they pursue new age jobs such as Nano-Medic, Climate Controller and Avatar Manager…   

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The Ultimate Guide to the Digital Job Search [Infographic]

job search

In many ways, the job search has become extremely complicated. Gone are the days when you simply found a job on a big job board, hit the ‘Apply Now’ button, attached your generic resume and hit ‘Send’.

To cut through the noise and clutter that can stall a job search, we bring you this infographic from Washington State University’s College of Business. Here, you’ll find many great tips on how to streamline your job search…   

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The 10 Best Online Courses to Learn Critical Business Skills

Online courses

Gone are the days when we had to go back to school to learn a vital career or business skill. Now, we have many self-learning options that can take you from an also-ran to front runner.

So we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: What is your favorite online site to learn critical business skills, and why?   

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Be a Leader: How to Set and Achieve Team Goals [Infographic]

How to Set Goals infographic

As a young professional, goal setting may already be an important aspect of your career. In fact, it may have lead you to where you are today. Now that you’re there, though, you may have noticed those around you aren’t as goal-oriented as you are. Members of your team may be so busy doing their day-to-day chores that they fail to keep in mind the overall mission.

We have a name those who feel this way at work, who have identified that team goals are going unfulfilled, even unnoticed: Leader.   

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