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Supercharge Your Career With This Proven Productivity Hack

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As a successful careerist and entrepreneur, one of the most common questions I receive is: “How are you able to be productive while working for yourself?”

It’s not easy — and no matter how polished someone looks on the outside, I have yet to meet anyone who has it completely dialed in…   

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8 Ways of Becoming the Most Proactive Job Seeker Ever

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One of the things I often tell my team is, “Be proactive in your own becoming.” Yes, this sounds like a weird phrase at first… but when you break it down, it is simply a mix of hustle and problem-solving.

I have broken this down further into eight key points…   

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

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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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#60Day Challenge, Day 25: Add to Your “Yes!” Skills

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With the skills that received a “yes” answer on Days 22 and 23 of the challenge accounted for, we now move on to the next stage of our “Skills Required Assessment”: those skills employers are looking for… and you cant’ say with confidence that you’ve developed… yet. Today, we begin to tackle the “maybe” and “no” answers from your list.

To get started, take out your skills required list. Line by line, ask yourself three questions…   

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Free Online Courses to Master These 20 Hot Job Skills

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Employers often complain that there are plenty of candidates out there, but few of them actually have the skills they’re looking for.

With the right skill development, you can become the qualified candidate that’s just right for the job; and you don’t even need a new degree to develop them. Read on as we explore 20 of the most in-demand job skills employers are looking for today, and some of the free online courses you can use to get qualified.   

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