Starting Out

advice & stories

Echoing Green; Cheryl

Cheryl Dorsey/Starting Out

President, Echoing Green

A: Just starting out on one’s career journey is an incredibly exciting time of possibility and potential. I always encourage young people to lighten up and open up to a variety ...

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SUPARNA

Suparna Bhasin/Starting Out

Chief Change Officer, She Creates Change

A: Don’t worry so much about what you want to do; first find out who you are and what you love!  I believe one year taken out of life to get ...

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Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi/Starting Out

Founder, Women for Women International

A: I would tell her live your truth and your passion now and don't wait to be true to yourself and your beliefs until later in life. It may be risky ...

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Emily Miethner

Emily Miethner/Starting Out

Founder & President, NY Creative Interns

A: My advice would be to start reaching out to companies and people who you think are doing great things. It's important to work for an organization you believe in and ...

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Shama Kabani

Shama Hyder/Starting Out

Founder & CEO, The Marketing Zen Group

A: I’d recommend they work on 3 things – keeping a positive and passionate attitude (no fire, they don’t pass go), competency (can the actually do the job?), and cultivate loyalty. ...

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Jessica S. Kleiman

Jessica Kleiman/Starting Out

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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