Starting Out

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Sabrina Dupré/Starting Out

Chief Communications and Engagement Officer, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF)

A: Don’t be afraid of the unknown, and don’t stress out about your career. Life is unexpected—embrace it. Follow your own path and trust yourself along the way.

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Summer Rayne Oakes/Starting Out

Co-founder, Source4Style

A: My advice would be “Do what makes you come alive.” If you uncover that in yourself, you will know what direction to point your compass. Once you find that, walk ...

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Lauren Maillian Bias/Starting Out

Founder & CEO, LMB Group

A: Work harder than expected, do more than you’re asked, always be genuine.

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Tory Burch/Starting Out

CEO & Designer, Tory Burch

A: Regardless of whether your first jobs are the right ones for you, be cognizant enough to take something away from each experience. It will help you find your passion.

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Carol Hannah Whitfield/Starting Out

Designer, Carol Hannah

A: As an employer, I can say that attitude can make up for lack of experience at times. I think sometimes young people make the mistake of trying to explain how ...

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Natalie MacNeil/Starting Out

Chieftess, She Takes on the World

A: I always say that the best way to land your dream job is to create it yourself. I was entrepreneurial as a student but many people tried to convince me ...

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