Category Archives: Career Advice

7 Things We Don’t Learn Before Graduation (But Should)

Before Graduation

Winter term is well under way. Soon, the commencement speeches will begin and caps will be flying through the air. Seniors: that hard-earned degree will finally be yours!

And it won’t be the answer all of life’s mysteries. It won’t solve all your problems. By itself, it won’t even mean a good career, or a good life. Here’s why…   

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10 Ways to Take Back Control of Your Career

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With the new year rush behind us, this is the perfect time to create new goals, envision a plan of attack, and succeed in new ways. And since we spend most of our time at work, it makes sense to focus on taking control of your career… and being the best you can be this year!

Here are ten things you can do to help you take control of your career:   

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6 Not-so-Obvious Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Fear of Failure

As we work toward building a better version of us in 2015, one issue seems to come up over and over again: the fear of failure. So we asked our friends at the Young Entrepreneur Council this question:

What’s your best tip for overcoming the fear of failure?   

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40 Common Reasons Recruiters May Reject You

Reason Recruiters Will Reject

Do you know what messages your words and body language send? What your style of dress and written communication say to others? How your online presence affects your perceived personal brand?

We often live inside our own heads so much, we forget that in every interaction we are being evaluated…   

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What Are the Top Jobs and Skills of the Future? [Infographic]

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As a young professional contemplating your career, you might have several concerns about the world of work. Specifically, wouldn’t it be nice to know which sectors and industries will employ the most people and what will the top jobs will be five to 10 years from now?

Well, thanks to this infographic from Ayers, we have the answers to those questions… and a few more…   

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Why Young Professionals Must Learn to Focus on NOW

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We Millennials want immediate gratification. Instant results.

It’s this mentality of immediacy that results in many of us being stressed and frustrated when we don’t see results early on in our careers. This can then lead us to questioning our chosen career path and if it’s really the best fit…   

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