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Young Professionals: Earn (then Demand) Respect in the Workplace


I once went on a job interview and overall, it was a great experience. The people were friendly and made me feel comfortable…something a bit rare for an interview. I was actually having a good time. Until I wasn’t.

I was totally bothered by something that one of the men who was interviewing me asked. He said, “I’m going to ask you something…you look very younghow are you going to handle yourself when an executive or a senior employee needs something resolved and doesn’t want to talk to you because you look so young?” Yes. I was really supposed to answer that…   

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