Things I learned at my very first job
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Things I learned at my very first job

People in my generation (X) are given to waxing nostalgic about how things were when we were kids. Not that things were better, necessarily, but we paid our dues, and we’d like to tell you all about it. Example 1: What was the first car you drove? Maybe it was some old beater that your…

Fake it till you make it
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Fake it till you make it

This is the promised follow-up to my recent post about the young 20-somethings, but there’s wisdom in here for anyone who isn’t sure what they want to do with their career. If I could point to one thing that most hiring managers will pick up on, it’s a candidate’s lack of focus. Saying you’re “open”…

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Action Items for Young Job Seekers

Hey there, child of the late 1990s! I see you. You’re in your last semester of college – finally! You’ve been at this school thing for 18 years (maybe more). It’s all you’ve really known, and you’re soooo ready to be d-o-n-e with it. You spent your high school years building your portfolio so you’d…