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25-year-old CEO shares 5 tricks to fast-track your career in 2017

After Brian Wong graduated college at age 18, he co-founded a company that received more than $32 million in venture capital funding and landed clients like McDonald's and Pepsi.
The now 25-year-old CEO and start-up co-founder of mobile advertising app Kiip used a series of career "cheats" to fast-track his success, which he describes in his book, "The Cheat Code. ...




Lawsuit Alleging Hispanic Preference by Staffing Agency Proceeds

A class-action lawsuit alleging that an employment agency of unskilled laborers discriminated against black applicants in favor of Hispanic applicants may proceed despite timeliness questions, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently ruled. ...




Resume-Building Tips to Keep You Climbing the Career Ladder

Cracking into today’s very competitive job market can be tough. While looking for a new career can certainly be intimidating, there is something that can give you a strong edge over other candidates. That, of course, is a striking resume.
While you may know how to properly format a resume, you first need to obtain the kind of experience that will convince employers that you are a valuable commodity. ...




Tips To Make Your Personal Brand SHINE In A Cover Letter

Too many people make the mistake of thinking that the cover letter that goes with their resume isn’t all that important. You may have even heard that no one reads the cover letter, right? Whether that is an accurate statement or not, it doesn’t serve as an invitation for you to overlook any opportunity to make a great impression on the potential reader of your cover letter. ...




3 Career Development Tips That Will Get You Ahead Of The Competition

Whether you are on the verge of graduating or you have other plans to join (or re-join) the workforce, you need to look for ways to efficiently and effectively develop as a professional. You have to continually improve your strengths and/or your weaknesses, build good rapport with your co-workers and bosses, and be able to prove your worth to be the best employee you can be. ...




Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

As a woman entrepreneur, I can speak personally when I say it is not easy to find the courage to start a business.
 
I spent nine years fantasizing about the idea. My dream was that I would one day work for myself, create something out of nothing, be a great negotiator and a fearless leader. ...




4 Ways To Continue Developing Your Career Outside Of Work

Self-improvement has become a national hobby. On Amazon alone, for example, 134,989 titles are currently available when the search term, “self-improvement” is entered in the search bar. We are obsessed with become “better” at everything from meditation to sex, from sleep to success. ...




Stop Wasting Time, Especially When It Comes to Social Media

Let's face it: social-media management can be a big time suck. It is not an overnight process, but a strategy that is composed of a series of daily, time-consuming steps. Just think about how quickly hours go by when you read through Facebook posts. ...




Information on Working in the US for Foreign Nationals

US Work Visa Requirements and Employer Sponsorship Programs
There are many opportunities for foreign nationals to be employed in the US. It can be a rewarding experience to live and work in another country, experience another culture, and meet new people. ...




This Silicon Valley CEO is Changing What it Means to Lead

A few months ago, I was at a conference, chatting with a guy friend of mine who runs a tech startup. After catching up about our companies, we somehow got onto the topic of his running a marathon, and I shared my obsession with high intensity interval training, or HIIT, workouts. ...