Paths to Success: Five Career Lessons To Learn From Kenneth Chenault

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American Express (Amex) CEO, Kenneth Chenault, is known for scaling the Amex ranks through his savvy business deals, as well as for forgiving millions of dollars in late fees after the 9/11 attacks. Here are five career lessons that you can learn from one of the first African Americans to lead a Fortune 500 company.

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Is It Crazy To Take Less Pay? Here’s What You Should Consider When Deciding Between Two Job Offers

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Are you in the (enviable) position of having two employers desperate to hire you? While it’s nice to have two great options in front of you, you may be struggling to decide which one is best for your career. Don’t fret, these four questions can help you in weighing your options:

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How To Sell Your Unorthodox College Major

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No matter what major you studied in college, knowing how to market yourself can help you secure a job. If you received your degree in an unorthodox field, you can still impress an employer by focusing on your transferable skills and emphasizing your uniqueness as a candidate. To devise a strategy on how to market yourself at your next interview, consider these three questions about your college experience.

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Why You Must Follow the Social Media of Every Company You’re Even Thinking of Working For

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We all know to research a company before an interview. That often means a quick scan of the web site and any current news articles, but if you aren’t following every company’s social media pages from the moment you even think about applying to them, you’re missing out on a treasure trove of information that can help you get the job or decide if you even want the job. Here are three reasons you should follow your target companies:

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Paths To Success: 5 Career Lessons to Learn From Bob Iger

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As head of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger oversaw the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm and has regularly been named one of the best CEOs in the world. Who would have guessed that this industry titan started off as a humble weatherman? Here are five career lessons that you can learn from the man at the helm of one of the world’s most beloved (and powerful) companies.

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How To Use Keywords On Your Resume To Get Past The Bots

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In today’s era of the online application, you might feel intimidated by the idea of your resume being submitted to an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). However, once you understand that a large component of an ATS is to simply scans your resume for certain keywords, you can add those keywords to your resume and rest easy. Here are four simple tips that can help you use keywords to get past the bots.
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Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

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So you’re nearing the end of your interview when your interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” Many applicants are caught off-guard; after all, aren’t you supposed to answer questions rather than ask them? However, this query can actually be a golden opportunity to impress your interviewer and learn more about the company. Here are five ways that you can respond when your interviewer asks you for questions.

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