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7 Ways to Truly Understand How to Network Into a Job

Network Your Way Into a Job

Cody McLain reveals his biggest networking faux pas, and offers advice for how to stand out at a networking event.

Recently, YEC spoke with Cody about his experiences networking, and his advice for others aspiring to improve their own experience. His best advice is below.   

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Killer Cover Letters That Win Interviews: Special Start-up Edition


First things first: the best start-up cover letter is usually not a traditional cover letter at all. It’s a warm introduction to someone important, at your start-up of choice, from someone important… you, their next team member. Additionally, whoever is reading your application at a start-up is inevitably pressed for time, and probably doesn’t even have “hiring” in their job description – at a growing company, everyone pitches in where help is needed most, regardless of whether it’s part of the definition of their job. To make sure you shine in the few seconds your cover letter spends with that   

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3 Reasons You’ll Love Working at a Start-up

Working For A Startup

Working at a start-up is certainly a gamble.

However, if you believe in the mission, and can throw your passion into making the team successful, it’s a gamble you should most definitely take.

Here are 3 reasons why…   

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12 Unique Skills Millennials Need for Career Success


Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening for members of the YouTern community. Read on!

Question: What’s one unusual skill employees need to get promoted faster at a start-up or small biz?   

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Feeling Entrepreneurial? 14 Top Benefits of Working for a Startup

Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this entrepreneurship-related question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening. Read on!

Question: I’m considering working at a startup, but the money’s not as good. What kind of benefits does startup work offer outside of salary?   

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Top 5 Startup Myths All Entrepreneurs Should Ignore

As a startup CEO, I have been in touch with potential entrepreneurs from all over the world with a wide variety of business ideas. Across this wide spectrum, I have realized that many entrepreneurs are misguided by the same myths, time and time again.

Here are the five most common myths about starting a business — and how we’ve seen them get blown out of the water:   

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