Author Archives: YEC

10 Must-Know Tips for Your First (or Next) Round of Salary Negotiations

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For even the most hardened workforce veteran, salary negotiations can be stressful. For a young professional, negotiating that first salary bump can be excruciating. To make that process less stressful and more productive, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:

What is your best advice for young professionals when entering their first (or next) round of salary negotiations?   

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10 Things You Must Do to Make the Most of Your New Summer Internship

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It’s that time of year again. College students, along with some soon-to-be grads, will shortly begin a summer internship.   

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11 Surefire Ways to Impress Your Next Millennial Boss

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Get ready… the Millennial boss might have a much different approach to management. Here’s how to impress them, every time…   

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Negotiating Salary: 10 Things to Remember When Seeking a Raise

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You’ve done a good job. You’re making an impact on the bottom line of your employer. You’re contributing positively to the company culture. So you’re thinking: Maybe this is a good time to time to ask for a raise? It most likely is.

But as many young professionals have learned, negotiating salary is a tricky business…   

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11 Tips for Job Seekers Who Want to Stand Out Online

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A growing majority of people are using their social media presence to help them find a job.

But not everyone is successful. And not every approach works. The fact is it can be tough to stand out online…   

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Seeking a Career Mentor: Nine Characteristics You Should Value

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People hear the advice “find a mentor” fairly often, but that doesn’t always help. In fact, there are a lot of potential career mentors ouch there, each with a variety of levels of skill and success. So how do you know which person might be a good fit as a mentor, and which might be a misfit?   

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