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#60Day Challenge, Day 27: Choose Your References

#60Day Day 27 of 60 Choose References

Throughout the #60Day Challenge, you have been setting yourself up to create a great first impression. Your new profile pic, the new LinkedIn headline and Twitter bio, the new business cards and the accurate assessment and articulation of your existing skills, and so much more – all designed to make you look good. Today, we look way ahead to when that positive first impression really pays off: when a potential employer asks you for references…   

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Recent Grads: Embrace Your “Unemployment”

I love watching the show, Dirty Jobs, on the Discovery Channel.

In every episode the show’s host, Mike Rowe, does what he does best – making sure our daily lives run smoothly. Watching Mike work reminds me that sometimes it’s not about the task at hand; it’s about what you learn from that task.

Generation Y has sometimes been called “Generation Jobless” – and the name makes sense to many of us.

Gen Y is doing what we have to do to get by… and we’re complaining the whole time.   

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