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These 16 Former Interns Now Rule the World [Infographic]

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Companies are now beginning to realize that a strong intern can be the key to their company blooming into a large scale competitor — especially in the tech industry. We are seeing businesses begin to allow interns to actually get their hands dirty and excel doing real work.

What’s the catch, though? Why now?

To better understand this shift in intern treatment, we bring you an excellent infographic from our friends at Who Is Hosting This. This graphic shows how the most powerful figures in business went from intern to CEO, why companies are dishing out more cash for interns and the results.

What are you doing to take yourself from intern, to CEO?   

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6 Warning Signs That Say “Time for a New Job”

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You worked so hard to get this gig. But something just doesn’t feel right. Is it time for a new job?

Sometimes the clues are blatant, such as having a subordinate promoted above you or having your office — or your parking spot — taken away. Other indications are harder to assess; they may seem accidental, such as being excluded from meetings or denied essential information…   

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Why Your Career Planning Should Start Right Now

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At a previous college, I had the opportunity to visit freshmen classrooms to present on career planning. My message to students was to start now; to take specific action steps each year so you will be in much better position to achieve your career goals come graduation.

No matter where we are in life, or what’s on the horizon, there is always an opportunity for planning ahead…   

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How to Decide the Career Path Right for You [Infographic]

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For many of us, the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question causes pure anxiety. We just don’t know… and, more important, we don’t know how we’re supposed to narrow down our choices with little or no experience in the real world. And maybe that is okay. Did you know: 75% of students change their major at least once Just 5% of us find a good career match on our first try? The average person will change jobs 11 times during their career Let’s take some of the pressure off. Let’s make it okay try new   

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Growing or Going? The Top (and Flop) Jobs of the Future [Infographic]

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Everyone seems to assume that technology-based jobs will lead the way among growing careers in the not-too-distant future. And while that is a fair assumption for some markets and industries, quite the opposite can be true in fields like construction that are expected to boom in the next few years.

To learn with careers will be a top performer, and which might be flops, take a look at this infographic is courtesy of affordable-online-colleges.net that looks at which jobs are “growing” and which are “going” away…   

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7 Questions to Ask When Facing Tough Career Choices

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We’re told the professional decisions we make during our 20-something years set the foundation of our entire adult life.

No pressure, right?

One of those “no pressure” decisions will likely be: which type of job to pursue: the one that promises security or the one that promises experience? The higher-paid jpb… or the one with fast growth opportunity?   

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