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To Follow Your Dreams, Know Your Career Type [Infographic]

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Finding out your career type shouldn’t be a chore.

So here’s a handy flowchart from Truity.com to help you understand your career type…   

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The Skills You’re Leaving Off Your Resume (But Shouldn’t)

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A college degree no longer guarantees you a job. It only qualifies you to apply for a job – making the job market highly competitive.   

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LinkedIn’s 25 Hottest Career Skills for 2016

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Now that the holidays have come and gone, chances are you’re searching for a new job. That’s because January is when the largest percentage of our members look for a new gig. So you’re probably asking yourself, “What skills are employers looking for?” Great question! To find the answer, we analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on LinkedIn in 2015, and uncovered the 25 hottest skills in 2015.   

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The 10 Most Critical Work Skills in 2020 [Infographic]

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Drivers of change are all around us. A globally connected world, the ability to scale a brand based on a social media post, cross cultural conversations and a new reliance on digital communication all mean we need to evolve past our industrial age educations and mindsets about work. Welcome to the Social Age. As a result, the skills we will be expected to wield just a few years from now – as shown in this marvelous infographic from Top10OnlineColleges.org – may look far different than they do now. How skilled are you at social intelligence? How’s your new media literacy?   

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Give Yourself Permission to Suck

The first couple times you do anything, chances are good… that you’re not going to be very good.

Hey, you might not be very good at it for months. If you make it a habit to try, slowly, maybe 2 minutes at a time… eventually, you’ll actually be good… and you’ll master the skill.

Before you can get there, though… you have to give yourself permission to suck.   

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3 Absolutely Necessary Skills to Succeed in a Startup

A startup is scary because every day is uncertain. But it is also a great place to learn, to meet new people and to try new things. Whether you are starting a venture or joining a startup team, working hard, completing your tasks and being open to new ideas will set you on a path to success.   

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