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9 Job Hunting Tips for Ex-Startup Founders

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 19, 2013

Q. Got any job hunt tips for ex-founders/entrepreneurs? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons. 1. Relate Your Experience…

Building Charisma: 10 Tips To Move Like A Leader

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / November 18, 2013

  If you ACT confident, then you will FEEL confident, which means you ARE confident! Charisma is such a mysterious concept to most. It’s one of those words attributed to the types of people who can just walk into a room and own it. These are often also labelled as ‘leaders’, ‘entrepreneur’s and ‘risk takers’ – at least, that is how they are perceived. Being an entrepreneur in…

3 Things Young People Need to Know About Old People

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / November 5, 2013

If you are a young person, then I’m dead certain that in the last couple days you’ve gotten frustrated with at least one old person.  They drive too slow, they take forever to do things, they’re scared to death of every new idea that comes across their desk, they wear their pants too high – the list goes on and on.  It’s possible that you think the only…

Things Our Parents Told Us In The 90’s That We Must Re-evaluate, Part 2

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 24, 2013

Here are a few things our parents told us in the 90’s that we must re-evaluate. For the first 4 things our parents told us in the 90s, check out Part 1. 5.      If you’re sick, go to the doctor When I was growing up, the doctor was the professional.  They were where you went when you got sick, and if anything happened, you would immediately schedule a visit…

Things Our Parents Told Us In The 90s That We Must Re-Evaluate, Part 1

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 17, 2013

They had the best of intentions, they really did. Whoever you grew up with, whether it was your parents, grandparents, or someone else, really aren’t to blame.  They were there to provide you with love, support, and affection because they wanted the best from you. However, they probably weren’t economists. They weren’t visionaries who could tell you what the future economic climate will look like.  We should respect…

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…

6 Tips to Advance Your Career

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 17, 2013

I was able to embark in great conversation with a Subject Matter Expert in career advancement recently.  During that conversation he shared some great gems that are useful for the changing times in Corporate America.  Individuals have to now be innovative with their approach to excel in their career and be able to bring value to the company.  Below I have listed the awesome career advancement tips: 1)     …

Don’t Make These Job Search Mistakes!

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / July 27, 2013

Ok, you know all the basics of interviewing that first job or even that better job. Do research on the company. Dress appropriately. Arrive on time. Listen. Ask questions. Follow-up. It’s a simple formula that is basically common sense when you think about it. So why do interviewees fail at getting a job? It’s because they don’t know real job seeking tips. I employee more than 100 people…

Career Crossroad: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Travel / July 12, 2013

Where your career takes you geographically is as important as your career itself. After all, as an under-30 professional, your next move might be the place where you stay long-term. That can be a great thing if you’re looking to put down roots and establish yourself in the community, but if you’re unhappy with the choice, it can make you feel tethered somewhere you don’t want to be.…

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