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Ultra Successful People Know These Two Career Secrets

secrets

There are a lot of theories and formulas out there that tell you how to plan and execute a successful career.

But if you talk to the real achievers, those who have dramatically increased their professional standings and earnings, there are two – that is all, exactly two – career secrets that ultra successful people know help them get ahead…   

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The Biggest Career Challenge Millennials Will Face

Focus

This is not your parent’s career. You know, the one where they stay in the same job and retire with the gold watch.

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that most high schoolers today are going to have 10 to 15 jobs in their lifetime. Personally, I think that is a really low number; with Millennials, I think we’re talking 20 to 30 jobs!   

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You Need This “Secret Sauce” to Win Interviews

Secret Sauce

If you want to win the interview, you need more that a nice suit, a copy of the résumé you used in application and your references.

You need tools that will really get you noticed. You need an innovative way to differentiate your from the competition. Sometimes, this can require being gutsy…   

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What is The One Thing Employers Look For?

What do employers want

When reviewing job descriptions, the person looking to work at the company ends up zeroing in on meeting every single job description criteria perfectly.

Which is important, but it’s not REALLY what employers are thinking about…   

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15 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Networking One-hit Wonder

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Whoa! You just hit the jackpot. The conference you just attended yielded a lot of great new leads. The first thing you do when you get back to the office? Jump onto LinkedIn and start sending connection requests, of course.

Unfortunately, that’s where most people’s interactions die a lonely death, and you become a networking one-hit wonder…   

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Is Big Data (and Your Boss) Watching Your Job Search?

Watching You

Chances are that your employer is watching internet use at work. But monitoring social media feeds and collecting big data through automated tools puts job seekers really under the microscope.

Any job search “twitch” on social media could generate a report to your boss…   

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