Category Archives: Career Advice

It Would Be So Nice… if Dr. Seuss Gave Career Advice

Imagine if you can,
And if you can’t no one can,
What might happen if Dr. Seuss,
Helped build your career plan…

“Dr. Seuss, I am so far behind my peers, who seem to know what they want to do after graduation. How do I decide what career is right for me?”   

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Are You REALLY Ready for the Career Fair? [Infographic]

CareerFairPrepInfographic

So many career fairs… so many ill-prepared job seekers.

Even with weeks to prepare, the No. 1 complaint from employers and recruiters after a job fairs? The lack of preparation by the attendees. From improper dress to a limp handshake, and from the lack of an effective elevator pitch and failure to research the exhibiting employers, some job seekers just never seem ready…   

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What Picture is the “Social You” Painting for Employers?

The Social You

For a minute, let’s forget about that beautiful profile pic of yours. Instead, focus on the picture that employers paint in their heads when they discover you in the online world. A world in which – no matter who you are – everything you do and say online contributes to how others see you… the social you.   

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5 Career and Life Lessons Learned from Failure

Failure Lessons Learned

“Failure.” Such a hard word to say… such a hard thing to admit.

But then, as we all learn at some point, sometimes things just don’t work out the way that you had intended.   

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You Finally Got Hired and The Gig Sucks… Now What?

Your Job Sucks

This job sucks!

It happens to everyone at some point in their career. You find a position that looks great on paper… has an exciting title… the description was full of responsibilities that looked engaging and fun. But in real life the job is everything but what you were sold, or expected…   

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8 Proven Ways to Gain a Professional Mentor

Mentor

You understand the importance of a mentor… you know you need one to take your career to the next level. But where do you find a mentor? And how do you build a relationship where they will want to help? To answer that question, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: What’s can do now right now to encourage older, more experienced professionals and entrepreneurs to want to mentor you? Here are their most helpful answers!   Don’t Just Be a Taker “Find a way to give back to the more experienced entrepreneur. Also, when you   

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