With limited experience in the workforce, college grads must be resourceful when it comes to establishing their personal brand. So we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:
What is the one piece of advice you’d give recent college grads, even with limited work experience, to help them build a great brand?
Eight years ago when my partner and I started our branding firm, we were both in our twenties and had a desire to make a mark on the world. Yet, as young guns with no prior agency experience and $250 to our names, all we had was ambition and heart. Everyone warned us how much we had to learn, but you don’t realize how little you know until you actually take the leap. If I were 22 all over again, here’s the note I would’ve left pinned to my door: Never Eat Your Soul to Fill Your Belly It’s one thing to be hungry. It’s another to give