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#InternPro Chat: Career Lessons Learned from Not-So-Great Jobs

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So, spend your days doing something you don’t enjoy, or dealing with people you just can’t connected with. But it’s your job. You need the money. At the moment, all you want is a paycheck. Your goal is to move on and find a better job as soon as possible. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time… or are you? Even the worst jobs can teach us valuable career lessons.   

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Career Lessons Learned from Our Canine Friends [Infographic]

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In this playful infographic from EnhancV, explore eight career lessons that can be learned from our furry friends.

Pay attention to your dog’s advice. Maybe you’ll start your career on a path to success instead of barking at the moon!   

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The Top 5 Lessons You’ll Learn at Your First Real Job

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The journey from college to career may not be perfectly seamless. Now more than ever, young professionals often experience a serious learning curve coming fresh out of college. But no matter your level of experience, your approach and attitude to that all-important first job can serve as a valuable learning experience and stepping stone for future success.

Here are five of the many lessons I learned from my first post-college job… lessons that can help you in your first years as a professional:   

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5 Career Lessons Learned from “The Hunger Games”


So by now everyone’s tired of hearing about the Hunger Games. But too bad. I’m still going to write about it.

Yea, there are a lot of people annoyed by yet another teen love triangle. I have to say, though, I picked up some essential business lessons while watching the movie…   

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10 Work and Life Lessons Learned from Millennials

Every time I see yet another blog or news article bashing the Millennial generation I’m tempted to defend. The reality is, however, they don’t need me in that role. They do just fine by – and for – themselves.

So let me take this in another direction and say, without hesitation, that over the last three years I’ve learned more from young professionals than I have from fellow boomers, business books, blogs and big conferences – all put together…   

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3 Career Lessons Learned from Walt Disney

After I took a week-long vacation to Walt Disney World about a month ago, I took time to look at the different factors of the Disney experience and realized there’s much to learn from both a company and person standpoint.

Here are a few lessons I took away that a student or young professional should utilize as they look to build a reputation and career.   

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