Starting Out

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Kim Martin

Kim Martin/Starting Out

President & General Manager, WE tv

A: My advice to all college students is to get as much work experience in as many companies as possible – even if it’s unpaid. It looks great on your resume, ...

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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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Eleni Gianopulos/Starting Out

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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Danielle Carrig/Starting Out

Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Public Affairs, A+E Networks

A: Take a job that meets these two criteria: 1) Will you be working with people that will support you and have a stake in your growth; 2) Will you be ...

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Karyn Twaronite/Starting Out

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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Dee Poku

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CEO & Co-founder, WIE Network

A: Don’t stress out about your first job. Your first job doesn’t define you so just try and find a great position doing work that you like and use that time ...

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