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Self-Employment Tips for the Recent Graduate

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 13, 2013

Faced with the realities of an over-saturated job market many graduates find themselves “under-employed” or forced to accept jobs offering little opportunity for advancement.  In response to this climate you might be considering starting your own business. Before you embark on your new venture you should be aware, start up’s are more likely to fail than they are to succeed; however, if you can keep your investment to…

Why Gen Y Needs to Build Something That Lasts Forever

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 11, 2013

I’ve been off the radar for a little bit.  Not writing much…. In the depths of summer, grinding it out in New York City building a company. Sometimes I ask myself, is this for me? This week I lost my voice.  Why?  Because I didn’t sleep much.  I was at the office at 7:45AM, back to back to back sales calls, two meetings, being interviewed on a podcast,…

You Need to Identify a Potential Employer’s Pain Point

by / ⠀Career Advice / September 8, 2013

Organizations hire new employees because they have to satisfy essential demands. They need something they currently don’t have. You are the potential solution to their problem. As you explore job opportunities and snag interviews, don’t overlook the advantages you can gain from getting a solid grasp on a company’s pain points. The more you understand your potential employers’ needs, the easier it is to claim your role in…

Why Goofing Off Just Got Serious

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 3, 2013

According to Professor John P. Trougakos of University of Toronto Scarborough and the Rotman School of Management, mental concentration works like how a muscle does. Your brain needs to take occasional breaks in order to resume optimum performance. Forcing yourself to get everything done in one sitting will eventually exhaust you and drain you out. In fact, it’s advisable to take breaks at least every fifteen minutes according…

Video: Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 28, 2013

Something everyone of us deals with is a “comparison complex,” where we are always  comparing ourselves to others or getting jealous of someone else’s  success. We tend to judge ourselves based on other peoples’ standards  and it gets us nowhere! Ending your comparison complex is all about  tossing aside your need to feel perfect or compare yourself to other  people and I’ve got a few tips to help…

20 Questions You Can’t Afford To Ask During An Interview

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 28, 2013

The best interview is one conducted as a two-way professional conversation. You are not only there to prove yourself to the company, but further, to determine if you can do your best work there, if your goals are aligned with those of the employer, and if your career objectives can be accomplished through the organization. At the end of your interview, you should anticipate being asked, “Do you…

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