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12 Pervasive Myths About Millennials (and How to Beat Them)

Stereotype

As Millennials become the majority generation in the workforce, perhaps it is time to dig a little deeper, learn more about members of Gen Y as individuals, and bury – once and for all – the over-hyped stereotypes.

To help take us that direction, our sister site, Switch and Shift, asked members of YEC which Millennial myth has created the biggest obstacles for them, and how to beat those barriers…   

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How to Build a Career Around What You Care Most About

Sweet Spot

When you truly enjoy your job, it starts to feel less like work and more like you’re having fun while making some cash.

But how do you find what niche puts you in this position? And then how do you put yourself in a position where your passion becomes your work?   

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This is Exactly How You Sell YOU to Employers

value

Here’s a trend that just won’t go away: job seekers unable to communicate their top skill sets and value. When it matters most, they are unable to answer this important question:

“What do you bring to the table that’s unique, and why would we benefit from hiring you?”   

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How Will You Make the Next 30 Days Matter?

30 Days

On Facebook and Twitter, I’ve seen a bunch of my peeps already planning their 2015 New Year Resolutions. Instead of making the best use out of the last month of the year, they are busy planning for the things they could-might-maybe accomplish next year.

It’s only December 1st – and they’ve already thrown in the towel on 2014!   

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How to Create and Manage an Outstanding Online Reputation

Create and Manage Your Online Reputation

How does the world see you? How does your “personal brand” differ from your reputation? What changes do you need to make in your online presence?

Maintaining control of how you are perceived is easier than you might expect…   

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5 Steps to Choosing a Mentor Just Right for You

mentor

We’ve been thinking a lot about mentorship lately. The value of having someone who’s looking out for you; the power of an influencer advocating for your success.

The right mentor changes everything…   

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