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Bill Gates Career Advice; 7 Insightful Tips on How To Be Successful

Bill Gates Career Advice #1: Surround Yourself With The Best “Surround yourself with people who challenge you, teach you, and push you to be your best self,” As the best selling author and motivational speaker Jim Rohn says; “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with” If you spend …

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Most Important Soft Skills in Business

Most Important Soft Skills in Business: 5 Essential Skills For Your Career

When I was in university, the term ‘Soft Skills’ meant nothing to me. ‘Soft Skills’ seemed very intangible – ‘teamwork’, ‘leadership’, ‘work ethic’, etc. They were fluffy concepts which I didn’t really know how they worked in the workplace. However after having worked in finance for 15 years, I see the important role soft skills play …

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Impact of Work Experience: 16 Varied Examples and Why it’s So Important

What if you could call on 100 former graduates to give you career advice? Well now you can! I’ve written a book that interviews 100 graduates 10 years on from university about their career paths and advice for a younger generation. In my book ‘1000 Years of Career Advice’, the interviewees offer lots of different …

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How to be a successful career woman

How to Be a Successful Career Woman; 6 Insightful Tips from Sheryl Sandberg

How to be a successful career woman; the below are tips are from one of the most successful business women of all time – Sheryl Sandberg: Lean In Your career doesn’t have to be linear Be flexible Don’t be afraid to move laterally or even backwards Take initiative Believe in yourself How to Be a …

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Career Advice For New Graduates

Career Advice for New Graduates: 7 Nuggets of Wisdom from Millionaire Celebrities

Career Advice for New Graduates; the below career advice is taken from the commencement (graduation) speeches given by the following people: Steve Jobs JK Rowling Barack Obama Tim Cook Oprah Winfrey Ellen DeGeneres Jim Carrey Career Advice for New Graduates: Steve Jobs “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking …

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Advice for 2020 Graduates: From Graduate Job Podcast Host James

The below is my interview with James, host of The Graduate Job Podcast. It’s 100+ episodes of fantastic advice from career experts, authors, and industry professionals. In this wide ranging interview, you will learn the following: about James’ career path why he started the podcast his favourite episodes and why the best LinkedIn tip from …

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