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Why You Should Have a Mentor

Mentorship is probably the most underutilized resource when it comes to determining a career plan. While people faithfully seek advice from strangers they meet at career fair or networking events, they usually lack interest in looking for and maintaining relationship with mentors.
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Should You Explore Fields and Career Interests Outside Your Specialty?

As a marketing professional, I've had many opportunities to work with startups. Due to the nature of startups, the work environment and culture allowed me to take on responsibilities that were not confined to a traditional marketing role, such as design, user experience, and even coding.
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Top Common Mistakes When Selecting a Career

Selecting a career is one of the most impactful decisions that you will make in your life. You want to make the best choice that will allow you to be successful and feel fulfilled in your career.
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How Can Introverts Survive Networking Events?

Networking events are a great way to further your career and make new professional contacts, but the prospect of attending these events can be stressful if you're an introvert.
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How to Know if Your Job is a Good Fit

Are you happy with your current job? Are you doing interesting work and progressing in a way that will have a positive impact on your future career goals? Many people are comfortable with their job, but also feel it may not be challenging enough or is missing aspects that would make it a fulfilling and rewarding career.
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How to Prepare For Your Next Career Move

“A rolling stone gathers no moss.” As a working professional, you’re continuously looking for that next step for your career growth. By developing yourself professionally, you can take on more responsibilities, interesting projects, earn more money, and become a leader in your industry.
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What You Should Do After a Career Fair

Career fairs can be an incredible opportunity for job seeking, networking, and finding out more about an industry. They are a great space to meet and connect with representatives from key companies you would like to work at. But, it’s the steps after the career fair that can really make the difference in your career.
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