10. For Those Under 25

"The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation."
Pearl S. Buck

Read our Newsletters and Q & A’s:

i. Internships

  1. NL 1: The Best-Ever “Internship-Wanted” Letter – Seven Thoughts to “Open the Door”
  2. QA 1: “Nine Paths to Locating Internships”

ii. Locating and Landing a Job

  1. NL 1: “Thanks (Sort of) for the Rejection” – May Actually Be a Good Idea
  2. NL 2: Grads Without Jobs – Here’s 10 Ideas to Help You
  3. NL 3: Make Sure You are “Attired to be Hired”
  4. NL 4: Nervous About an Upcoming Job Interview? Just Focus on the “Three Interview Objectives”
  5. NL 5: New Graduates Should Seek “The Three Ex’s”
  6. NL 6: The “Seeking a New Job Letter” – Often Overlooked, but Highly Effective
  7. QA 1: New Job, New Industry, Leaving Friends: Is It Worth It?

iii. Negotiating New Employment

  1. NL 1: “Forming or Joining a Start-Up? – 16 Questions that Need to Be Answered”
  2. NL 2: How to Give Yourself the Job Security and other Benefits of an Employment Contract
  3. NL 3: How To Negotiate Your “Welcome Aboard” Letter
  4. NL 4: Interviews and Meetings – How to Look Smart
  5. NL 5: Job Offer Letters – What to Look For – What to Look Out For
  6. QA 1: Are Employment Offer Letters Binding like Contracts?
  7. QA 2: Can an Employer Take Back a Job Offer?
  8. QA 3: Negotiating a New Job: How Do I Begin?
  9. QA 4: What, Exactly, is “Negotiating at Work?”
  10. QA 5: “How should I respond to a Job Offer being placed ‘on hold?’”

iv. On-the-Job Success

  1. NL 1: “New Job, First Week – Seven Questions You Should Always Ask”
  2. NL 2: 21 Tips For the Newly Hired Employee
  3. NL 3: How to Give Yourself the Job Security and other Benefits of an Employment Contract
  4. NL 4: “Employers Seek Job Candidates with Empathy – A Critical, Yet Scarce, Attribute”
  5. QA 1: “Any ideas on how I can get a promotion, despite my relative youth?”
  6. QA 2: How do workers get job security?

v. General

  1. NL 1: “Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s 10 Suggestions for New Grads”
  2. NL 2: “Good Guidance for New Graduates”
  3. NL 3: A Thoughtful Message for New Grads – “Don’t Do What You Love”
  4. NL 4: Avoid, If You Can, The “Obsolete Job” Trap
  5. NL 5: What Top Executives Teach Their Own Children
  6. NL 6: “At-Will Employment” – What Exactly Does That Mean?
  7. QA 1: “Should a young professional who likes his job change jobs for 50% more pay?”
  8. QA 2: “Young and PIP’ed? Here’s five thoughts to ponder.”

“If you live your life the right way,
your later years will not be a winter,
but rather a harvest.”

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