According to a new study conducted by Accenture, the expectations of young professionals’ as they enter the working world don’t always align with reality.
Some of those expectations, it’s fair to say, are approaching status as “Millennial career myths.”
The workplace is a hectic, fast-paced world. Especially for young professionals, it can be hard to keep up.
So, in an effort keep up, we continually try to work smarter. And to work faster, we resort to work styles now proven to be ineffective, like multi-tasking.
Did you ever attend a class called ‘Real World 101’? Perhaps a better question: When you left college, were you real world ready?
If you’re like many members of the #InternPro community, the answer to that may be: “Um, not ready at all.”
In the summer of 2006, I was able to score my first job working in retail at the mall. I was so excited to be hired at one of my favorite clothing stores!
But if I could go back in time, there are a few things I would advise my former self to do differently. Here’s what, on my first day at my first job, I wish I had known…
At the end of the day, most millennials constantly face an internal battle: live your passion, or sell out and work at a crappy job for money.
But I think if we change how we look at things a little bit, we’ll be a whole lot happier…
Editor’s note: For a complete recap of this episode of #InternPro Chat, click here! You’re almost done. Soon, you’ll be walking across the stage to pick up your diploma. Which means you’ll soon be sending out countless resumes in hopes of landing the big kahuna – your first ‘big kid job’. There are many articles out there that address several important aspects of getting and keeping that first job, but they always leave something out – the mindset shift required to go from full-time student to full-time professional. How does someone fresh out of college, from day one, get in the