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Posted July 21, 2014 by

5 Ways to Earn Trust & Respect from Your Boss

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Boss happy with his employee. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Before you step into your new position and start working to make a great impression on your boss and coworkers, keep these tips in mind. A few simple moves like these can help you launch your career on the right foot and start immediately earning the trust and respect of those around you. Every morning when you first arrive and every evening before you leave, keep these considerations in mind. (more…)

Posted July 16, 2014 by

Starting your own business: 10 tips for young entrepreneurs

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Young entrepreneur displaying laptop computer in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Does the thought of working for a behemoth corporation make your stomach churn? Does the idea of being shackled to a 9-to-5 workday make you cringe? You’re not alone. According to a survey by CreativeLive, a full 47 percent of currently employed millennials are not happy with their job and would love to get out of corporate America.

So, how do you break free? Starting your own business might be the ticket. (more…)

Posted July 02, 2014 by

Think You’ve Found Your Dream Entry Level Job? 10 Signs that Prove You Right

Let’s say that during your entry level job search, you find an opportunity that you believe is perfect for you.  How will you know if it is?  In the following post, learn 10 signs that prove you have found your dream job.

Many dream of landing the perfect job. But do we really know what that means? Is it a specific company? The size of the company, or the location? Successful work-life integration? Four-day work weeks? Maybe a casual dress-code and Friday happy hours? Surprisingly enough, ultimately our vision of a

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Posted November 13, 2013 by

Want Independence in Your Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Get You Started

If you’re looking for an entry level job with some independence, then perhaps becoming an entrepreneur is an option for you.  Learn five tips to get you started in the following post.

The second annual State of Independence in America workforce study by MBO Partners* reveals that the independent workforce in the U.S. will grow to 23 million strong in the next five years alone. 3.6 million – or 21 percent – of this workforce is driven by Gen Y. It’s no wonder why: Gen Y faces some

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Do You Have a Personal Challenge Affecting Your Entry Level Job Search? Make it a Success Professionally

Just because you might be a job seeker who faces a personal challenge in life, it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve professional success.  Whether you are searching for an entry level job or other position, the following post encourages you to take this challenge and learn how to overcome it to have a career.

You are not stuck in life. No matter what barriers you face, if you can see your future, you can take action to get there. I know… because I may be the world’s least likely businessman. I can’t read. That might seem like a pretty big barrier. I’m not saying it wasn&rsquo

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Posted July 22, 2013 by

Advice for College Grads who are Entrepreneur-Hopefuls

Alan Martin

Alan Martin, CEO of Campus Book Rentals

For many, that moment just after college graduation feels like the beginning of a future of financial independence and the first step in climbing the corporate ladder. For some of us, though, the thought of going to work for someone else is a bit of a buzz kill.

So what should you do if the corporate environment isn’t for you?

How do you harness your passion, creativity, need for independence and determination and launch a business of your own? It’s no easy task, but if you’re passionate about an idea, don’t dismiss it. Win or lose, building a business can be tremendously rewarding — and you may never have a better chance than now to give it a go. (more…)

Posted May 31, 2013 by

Incentives that May Recruit Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs

The following post shares some incentives that may potentially make the difference when trying to recruit for recent graduate jobs.

Which perks should you include in a job offer when you’re trying to nab a dream hire without a huge budget? Fifteen member of the Young Entrepreneur Council — who are fighting for hires of their own — weigh in. And no, most of these young stars don’t suggest offering a higher salary. Gen

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Posted March 20, 2013 by

How Volunteering Abroad Helps with College Admissions

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Volunteers passing out food to people. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Experience is one of the most valuable assets you will have when it comes to preparing yourself for your future. In fact, certain types of experience – like volunteering abroad – can make a big difference when you apply to college. Admissions officers are looking for well-rounded students, and volunteering abroad is one way to show the depth of your character. (more…)