College is behind you. This has been a draining and sometimes overwhelming but overall amazing experience for you. You've got your dream offer and are ready to start a new job. It seems that everything that was challenging and overly demanding is behind, the goal is achieved, and your professional life is starting now. Unfortunately, this assumption is fundamentally wrong. It is too early to relax. You journey just starts here. And depending on how prepared you are for it, you will either succeed or fail.
The goal of this site is to make sure that you are well prepared. From basic communication and presentation skills to building relationships with your colleagues and company executives from Day 1, you need to know what type of environment you are entering and what is expected of you. And similar to your appearance producing a long lasting impression almost immediately, your first months on the job will determine your future success with your new employer significantly. So let's make sure you are well prepared!
This section includes career advice that was introduced by me as part of a Leadership University in a number of companies as well as world-class research in the field. You are getting all this information for free, as part of my desire to support the community of young professionals. If you want to give back, feel free to post comments, share your experiences, ask questions - let's talk, and the more we talk, the more others will benefit from your experiences and the more successful you will become in achieving your own success.
The next posting will describe the first 10 categories for professional advice you will see on this site. Feel free to suggest categories and share your challenges and questions.
About the Blog
The difference between our career advice site and many others on this topic comes from the fact that it is not written by a career consultant who has limited experience with achieving career growth in a professional environment. This site comes from an industry expert who achieved career progression step by step and learned the lessons that are now generously shared with you.
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