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9 Business Books Young Professionals Must Read in 2017

As a young professional, solopreneur, or freelancer there is so much to learn. But the time we have to learn from the very best is so limited. Also, we don’t have time to sift through the millions of pages of business books out there to find something truly useful. So we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: “What was the best business book you read last year?”   

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10 Secrets for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

Writing it down is one thing. Sticking to your New Year’s resolution is something else entirely. Question: What is your secret to keeping your New Year’s Resolution?   

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7 Ways Employees Demonstrate They’re Ready for a Leadership Role

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To determine what leaders expect to see from a potential leader, and to help you demonstrate that you are ready for a leadership role, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: How would you advise an employee or mentee to demonstrate they’re ready for a leadership role?   

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Ten Personal Qualities Shared by High Potential Employees

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Being successful is about more than just knowing how to the job. Employers often consider personal qualities when evaluating your potential, and that of other high potential employees. With that in mind, members of the Young Entrepreneur Council were asked this question: What is one personal quality you value most in your high potential employees? Enjoy their insightful answers. Then nurture these qualities within yourself. Doing so will make you a better candidate, a better employee, and better person. Eagerness to Learn “I value employees who continually show a thirst for knowledge. Those who take the time to learn new   

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14 Things Job Hunters Can Do to Show Off Their Personal Brand


Showing off your personal brand could mean the difference between landing a job and being just another application in the pile.   

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8 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd with a Competitive Resume


With over 100 applications for every job opening, standing above the competition, those after the same job you are, has become increasingly difficult. Your first opportunity to impress potential employers is to submit a competitive resume.   

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