The first major difference between having an idea and a startup is how others react to you. You need customer feedback to understand if your product or service provides value in people's lives and what they like or don't like about your company.
We've been thrilled by the response from students and companies alike and hope that the program blossoms in coming years.
"No one is posting jobs that I'm qualified for, so my resume is a complete work of fiction that highlights my creative writing and improvisational skills."
"Making your mark on the world is hard," President Obama simply put during a 2006 speech. When I was a young girl I knew I wanted to help people. Considering my fascination with simply knowing how things worked, I had trouble picturing how I could turn that passion into a career.
What recent grads have to realize is that they probably won't land the job of their dreams after their first -- or even third -- interview after graduation.
Summer is around the corner, temperatures are heating up, and teens are getting ready for that quintessential rite of passage: the summer job. But times have changed.
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This is what helped me achieve my dreams, and I still use these tips today to keep working on my dreams. It does take hard work, but trust me -- it does pay off.
In the current professional climate, it's easy to focus on "winning" in the job hunt game and forget that a new role should be a thoroughly evaluated stepping stone in your career. In short: it's easy to land the wrong job.
Today, I am working for Cisco Systems as a Network Consulting Engineer, using my knowledge of cyber security, my security clearance, and past experiences from the military all in one place. And it all began with taking the first step and signing up for a program that was there to assist a transitioning veteran such as myself.
The interest of the ruling elites has been powerfully popularized by the right's highly disciplined, focused narrative on the national debt and budget deficits. As a result, the great public concern about the lack of good jobs doesn't translate into support for government action -- or any action.
A funny thing happens when you lie to people: they tend to believe. Why shouldn't they? They lie to themselves all the time. Our minds are wired to respond in predictable ways-among them is perceiving the world the way we want to see it, not necessarily the way it is.
In my column last month, Live YOUR Life, I encouraged readers to stop listening to the endless stream of career and life advice that seems to be emana...
The rapid acceleration of technology has changed the way that people work, communicate and live their lives. As a result mainstream careers have changed and will continue to change.
Most ventures fail. Most entrepreneurs make a lot less money than if they worked for someone else. The road to success is often long and lonely -- brutal hours; massive amounts of stress; and a huge amount of personal sacrifice. So, why would you want to become an entrepreneur?
Since the state legislature eliminated local redevelopment agencies a couple of years ago, cities up and down the California coast have grappled with means to boost job growth without the dollars that redevelopment agencies used to provide.