While still in school, it can be easy to keep reality on the back-burner. Unfortunately, that often leads to a lack of preparation… and a tough job search after graduation.
The reality is that college students everywhere are learning that you must be ready to compete for the job, aggressively, well before you walk across that stage, diploma in hand. Let’s just say: “Regrets… they have a few.”
You’re ready for the responsibilities and rewards of a real-world career. But there’s a problem. You have the training, but not a lot of experience. You want to break into a new career, but so do thousands of other recent graduates whose resumes are painfully similar to your own.
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So, you’re a student. That means you’re interested in some field and study it from an academic perspective. Boring. And unremarkable. Why would a company want to hire a person that spent four years studying a profession… instead of doing?
And we wonder why “students” have a hard time getting hired?
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Are you a Millennial like me? Or maybe you think you’re too old. Read on: the answer may surprise you!
I’ve been working a lot with a remarkable client lately, the first fully launched startup here in Naples, Florida. WorldLister.co is a fairly typical tech startup in that very little about it is typical at all – like every idea turned into reality, the founding crew has no interest in business as usual, “best practices,” or knowing what can’t be done… because they’re too busy doing it!
Whether you’re finishing your freshman year in college or getting ready to graduate, when you start your first internship you never really know what to expect.
So, to help you get the most of out of your internship, here are six pieces of advice that I wish someone would have shared with me as I was getting ready for one of the best experiences of my college career…
How about we start talking about what we do bring to the table?
Let’s start creating labels such as: tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and optimistic. Millennials are constantly receiving punches to the gut, yet we continue to thrive. This infographic highlights many reasons why millennials deserve better. We are the future of the workforce and it is time to begin realizing what we are all about.
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Tagged career advice for young professionals, college students, entrepreneur, infographic, Millennials, recent grads, young professionals