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How to Successfully Manage a Major Career Change [Infographic]

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You dedicated your college life to obtaining a degree that you hoped would pave the way to a fulfilling professional life. And now you feel anything but fulfilled.

You don’t want to get out of bed in the morning. You dread walking in the front door. The sound of your bosses voice brings out visions of Jack Nicholson’s maniacal face in ‘The Shining’…    

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How Baseball’s Ten Commandments Apply to Your Career

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Not even the most devout baseball fans know that Chief Bender was one of Major League Baseball’s first true All-Star Pitchers who, in the early 1900s, playing for four different organizations.

In fact, Bender might be better known for writing “Ten Baseball Commandments” than his baseball accomplishments. And with baseball well underway, I found it a fun exercise to see how those ten commandments apply to school, life and career…   

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5 Internship Lessons from The Rich and Famous

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MindFloss recently published a new video about 25 famous people who started their careers as interns at the bottom of the totem pole. From news anchors like Anderson Cooper to fashion designers such as Betsey Johnson, successful people from almost every industry got their start as an intern.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration during your internship, here are five important lessons to take away from history’s most famous interns…   

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In 2 Minutes: Learn Which Career Path May Be Right for You

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There are a ton of tests and assessments out there to help determine your aptitudes, strengths and weaknesses – and each can be a valuable tool toward determining your eventual career path.

Few of those, however, can be completed in as little as two minutes – and few offer as much immediate value as the simple quiz in this infographic from jobsDC.com…   

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5 Things You Do NOT Want To Be When You Grow Up

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Some people follow a straight, smooth career path from graduation to retirement. Most of us, however, don’t take this route. We follow a path where it’s not always clear which way to go.

Like me, and despite what you’ve been told, you don’t need to know exactly what you want to be when you grow up. As you explore your path, however, here are five things you do not want to be…   

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Entrepreneur or Employee: Which Are You?

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Almost every entrepreneur has been an employee at least once in his or her life. Whether it was their first job as a Starbucks Barista, or their most recent position as a Business Development manager for a software company, it’s unlikely they’ve always known they wanted to be an entrepreneur.

However, it’s not unlikely that they’ve always been different than their co-workers…   

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