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The Most Commonly Misused Career Tool: A Professional Headshot

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Everyone spends so much time worrying about their resume, cover letter, interview prep, online personal branding, and numerous other job search tools. But many people forget the most commonly misused career tool of them all: a timeless professional headshot. Because in the end, a selfie taken on your smartphone that represents who you are now, won’t grow and continue to represent your brand. We asked several members of the Young Entrepreneur Council to relate their experiences with a timeless professional headshot. Here’s what they had to say: Think About Your Personal Brand Have you ever noticed how some professionals will   

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15 Experts Tell Us Exactly What to Look for When Seeking a Mentor

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We know we learn through books and from professors. We gain knowledge through experience, both good and bad. But where do we go for been-there-done-that advice that will shorten learning curves, accelerate growth and allow us to avoid costly career mistakes? The answer, for many, is a mentor.   

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Wantrepreneurs: Here’s How to Really Achieve Entrepreneurial Success

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Entrepreneurship used to be great. It used to be something that select people could pull off, but today, that’s different.

Over the years, entrepreneurs have achieved some kind of “rock star” status, attracting wantrepreneurs by the truckload…   

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8 Apps Successful Entrepreneurs Use to Spark Creativity

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To learn how they find inspiration through the apps they use on their phones, computers, and other devices we asked several members of the Young Entrpreneur Council (YEC) this question:

What is one app that sparks your creative process that you can’t live without?   

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Horrible Bosses: 11 Ways to Handle Bad Managers, Jobs, and Companies

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Sometimes, despite the best of intentions, we find ourselves in a bad situation at work. Maybe it is a terrible manager. Perhaps the job just isn’t as advertised in the job description. Or, maybe you’ve run right into a terrible company culture. No matter the reason, you probably feel frustrated, stressed — perhaps even trapped. You are not alone.   

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Invest in Classic Learning: 10 Important Books for Every Young Careerist

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In these days of instant gratification, there is something truly rewarding about investing the necessary time to learn — really learn. Like the kind of learning you can only get from reading a classic book. There’s just nothing like starting a new book, digesting the ah-ha moments along the way, and the satisfaction you feel when you finish that last page. But how do you know which are important books — and which aren’t worth your investment?   

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