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Trust: The One Thing Even More Important than Experience

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There’s one thing that matters more than your experience – do you know what it is?

Now, it may seem counter-intuitive to focus on something instead of your experience – after all, isn’t that what your linkedin profile is all about?   

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4 Career Lessons to Learn 10 Years Earlier Than I Did

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More than 10 years ago when I graduated from college, I felt fear, anxiety and confusion course through my body. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing.

Working as an assistant at a market research company, surrounded by colleagues highly regarded as experts in their fields, I wondered what it would take to rise through the ranks. Would that ever be me? Do I have what it takes?   

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3 Smart Moves You Should Make to Secure Your First Job

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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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The Best (and Worst) College Majors for Summer 2014

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So much goes into choosing a major. Our passions and aptitudes, input from parents and mentors, and career options once you’ve earned that degree such as: Which majors do employers look for most? For my career choice, will it be difficult to find a job? Within my career field, where are the most jobs located?

For the answers to the career side of the decision-making process, we present this terrific infographic from H&R Block…   

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These 16 Former Interns Now Rule the World [Infographic]

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Companies are now beginning to realize that a strong intern can be the key to their company blooming into a large scale competitor — especially in the tech industry. We are seeing businesses begin to allow interns to actually get their hands dirty and excel doing real work.

What’s the catch, though? Why now?

To better understand this shift in intern treatment, we bring you an excellent infographic from our friends at Who Is Hosting This. This graphic shows how the most powerful figures in business went from intern to CEO, why companies are dishing out more cash for interns and the results.

What are you doing to take yourself from intern, to CEO?   

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These 6 Tips Guarantee a Successful Summer Internship

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Often I think back to an internship experience I had last summer. I remember the projects I worked on, the day-to-day processes I learned and improved, and why I felt summer internships were a good experience for me, and for my career.

How was I able to turn a low-key internship into one of the most influential experiences of my young career?   

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