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Advantages of Being Young in the Work Place: Utilize Your Strengths to Succeed

Advantages of Being Young in the Work Place: Utilize Your Strengths to Succeed

Traditional American culture often looks down upon young adults for their lack of work experience. Youth, in many ways, is often associated with a weakness. Despite anti-discriminatory laws, young adults are often excluded from management positions. However, that’s not the end of the story. Young adults have many over-looked skills and advantages that they can utilize. Not only is it possible to get jobs without experience, it is possible to use your youth to your advantage. The secret to succeeding in the work force, at any age, is playing to your strengths while downplaying your weaknesses. Being a young adult is not exception to this rule. Continue Reading

How to Get a Promotion

How to Get a Promotion

Managing your career in this economy can be a difficult thing. With companies going out of business and people being laid off left and right (or so it seems), thinking about advancing within your organization may seem like a stretch. I know what you’re thinking: It’s one thing to keep your job and quite another to get a promotion. Even though this poor economy in the past few years has affected our outlook on employment opportunities, it isn’t as grim as people would like to make it sound. Companies are still hiring and even opening up new positions – you just have to know where to look and how to perform. Find out what you can do to get a promotion. Continue Reading