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Career, Uncategorized

Working 20s: Underwhelmed, Underpaid, Underestimated

Corporate America and generation X have a lot to say about millennials in the workforce. We’ve been classified as entitled, narcissistic, self-interested, unfocused and lazy by every business publication from Forbes to Fortune. Well, here’s what we have to say to Corporate Americas and the Baby boomers who run it: Every millennial I know feels professionally underwhelmed and discontent. That’s because we are fundamentally engineered to reject Corporate America. Millennials are pushers: we push boundaries and buttons. We’re anti-establishment. We inherently reject structure, routine, and institution.  We’re not subservient. We have opinions and we’re not afraid to voice them. We’re…

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Career, Humor

Networking or NOTworking?

The Merriam- Webster dictionary describes networking as ‘the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.”  Business consultants and authors describe networking as a science or an art that can be mastered by reading their books or attending their seminars.                                                                                             Clichés like ‘your network equals your…

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