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How to Start Your Own Business While on the Job

How to Start Your Own Business While on the Job

| October 27, 2013 | 5 Comments

Becoming an intrapreneur isn’t something people typically fall into. If you want it to happen, you’re going to have to get out there and make it happen. And to do that, you’ll need a plan. Item number one on your list is to master your job. This is actually a two-parter. First, become an expert in […]

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The Ultimate Checklist for Landing Your Dream Job

The Ultimate Checklist for Landing Your Dream Job

| October 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

We founded Tag Digital, a digital agency two years ago and ever since have regularly received messages from eager students, graduates, designers, developers and other agency folk looking for work. It’s not that long ago that I was in that same position so I always try to offer some constructive advice if we don’t have […]

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Financial Management: 7 Tips for a Newly Hired Worker

Financial Management: 7 Tips for a Newly Hired Worker

| October 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Getting hired for a new job is really exciting and definitely a testament to your continued progress in life. But don’t let that success go to your head. There are some things everyone should do when hired for a new position. Here are a few of them. Set Up a Budget A new job means […]

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Don’t Let Your College Major Dictate Your Career

Don’t Let Your College Major Dictate Your Career

| August 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

Many of us agonized over choosing our college major. We were told that the major we chose would determine our career path and our earnings potential for the rest of our life. So we decided to study economics instead of English and gave up on that music minor – not enough time for everything! What […]

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9 Ways to Describe Your Job in 5 Words

9 Ways to Describe Your Job in 5 Words

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you had to describe your job in 5 words, what would they be? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs […]

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Why Generation Y Is Looking For A Job That Doesn’t Exist

Why Generation Y Is Looking For A Job That Doesn’t Exist

| August 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

“Generation Y stands at the forefront of the next chapter in mankind’s evolution: experiencing everything while going nowhere” wrote Bob Lutz in a Forbes article, and as a card-carrying member of Gen Y, I’d have to say I agree. No, really, I’d have to say it because I, like the rest of us, am compelled […]

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Best Practices to Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance

Best Practices to Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance

| August 11, 2013 | 6 Comments

For most of us, juggling the demands of our career and personal life is an ongoing challenge. Achieving the elusive work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat, especially for those of us who strive to give 100 percent into everything we do. Even if you don’t have much control over the hours you work, […]

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When Is The Best Time To Start A Startup?

When Is The Best Time To Start A Startup?

| November 26, 2012 | 4 Comments

“But now is not the best time” – Everyone else Accept a dream job, graduate, leave that dream job, convince three other people to do the same, launch a startup, land seed funding, marry the girl of your dreams, move to a new city, leave the country for three weeks. Logic says not to do […]

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Knowing When to Walk Away and Go For It!

Knowing When to Walk Away and Go For It!

| July 26, 2012 | 6 Comments

A former boss told me the average staying power at an organization is either three or five years. She watched me pass the three-year mark at the same organization and determined I was on the five-year team. Though I had been itching to leave after one and a half years, I accepted the fate of […]

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5 Steps to Avoid Hitting the Panic Button After Quitting Your Job

5 Steps to Avoid Hitting the Panic Button After Quitting Your Job

| July 26, 2012 | 22 Comments

Ok, so you finally came to the realization that your job wasn’t for you and decided to quit in order to start your own business like you’ve always dreamed of! So now what? The emotions that we have during this transition period are crucial to manage in order to make sure that we are successful […]

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