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Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, & EY Americas Inclusiveness Officer

A: I’ll share a few tips that have helped me: First, perform consistently. You need to deliver at a high level regularly. If you make a commitment, follow through, and if something ...

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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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Jessica S. Kleiman

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Vice President of Public Relations, Hearst Magazines

A: I’m so passionate about giving career advice to others, particularly young people, that I wrote a book about it! Some key tips: Do your research. Don’t ever go into a job ...

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Jennifer Chen

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Co-founder & President, Givology

A: 1. Identify a list of things you are good at, things you want to learn (skills in a skill box), things you like doing 2. Choose roles that have all three ...

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Founder, Carol's Daughter

A: Learn and read. Keep your life as open as possible. Don't worry about romantic relationships. They will come and go and life and youth are too short. This is a ...

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President, Eleni's New York

A: Get your foot in the door! If you are re-entering the job market because you took time off to have kids or were unfortunately let go, read job descriptions well ...

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