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The Fastest Way to Propel Your Career Forward in 2019: Mentoring

by / ⠀Career Advice / March 6, 2019

Sometimes, personal drive and education need a boost. If you’re struggling to achieve your goals in 2019, you may need a mentor. Even the most accomplished college graduates recognize that education rarely provides all the answers for the real world. According to recent research from Gallup, only 36 percent of college graduates strongly agreed that their degrees provided the knowledge and skills they needed to succeed in the…

How to Start Your Own Business While on the Job

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 27, 2013

Becoming an intrapreneur isn’t something people typically fall into. If you want it to happen, you’re going to have to get out there and make it happen. And to do that, you’ll need a plan. Item number one on your list is to master your job. This is actually a two-parter. First, become an expert in your current role. Second, you’ll need to hit certain milestones if you want…

The Ultimate Checklist for Landing Your Dream Job

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / October 14, 2013

We founded Tag Digital, a digital agency two years ago and ever since have regularly received messages from eager students, graduates, designers, developers and other agency folk looking for work. It’s not that long ago that I was in that same position so I always try to offer some constructive advice if we don’t have an opening at that time. Job-hunting is a tough and often thankless task…

Don’t Let Your College Major Dictate Your Career

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 30, 2013

Many of us agonized over choosing our college major. We were told that the major we chose would determine our career path and our earnings potential for the rest of our life. So we decided to study economics instead of English and gave up on that music minor – not enough time for everything! What they didn’t tell us was that the majority of us would never work…

9 Ways to Describe Your Job in 5 Words

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 22, 2013

If you had to describe your job in 5 words, what would they be? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. 1. Being Proactive Make people happy every day. – David Spinks, Feast 2. Living in the Now Work now, cry much later. – Shahzil (Shaz) Amin, Blue Track Media, LLC 3. Keeping…

Why Generation Y Is Looking For A Job That Doesn’t Exist

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 22, 2013

“Generation Y stands at the forefront of the next chapter in mankind’s evolution: experiencing everything while going nowhere” wrote Bob Lutz in a Forbes article, and as a card-carrying member of Gen Y, I’d have to say I agree. No, really, I’d have to say it because I, like the rest of us, am compelled to offer my opinion up to the Internet no matter what the topic.…

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