Starting Out

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Caroline Ghosn Levo League portraits

Caroline Ghosn/Starting Out

Co-founder & CEO, Levo League

A: 1. Negotiate your starting salary. Even in our first year out of college, women make 88 cents to a man's dollar - the pay gap starts immediately. 2. Do your research ...

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Rachel Hofstetter/Starting Out

Co-founder, Guesterly

A: Do something exciting and have a non-job passion. I’ve talked to hundreds of aspiring magazine editors, and they’ve spent their whole college careers racking up impressive achievements and long gold-star ...

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Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd/Starting Out

Founder & Executive Director, GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services

A: I’d tell her to think about what she wanted to do as a small child and then do that or find some variation on that. Ask people in your life ...

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Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi

Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi/Starting Out

Co-Founder , Physique 57

A: It is hard to find the “perfect” job right out of college. So even if she didn’t have her dream job right away, I would remind her to show up ...

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Jeanne

Jeanne Sullivan/Starting Out

Co-founder & General Partner, StarVest Partners

A: 1)     The CEO is the most important person in the company. I know this may raise eyebrows but he or she will create the culture and vision for the company. ...

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