Paths to Success: 5 Career Lessons to Learn from Warren Buffett

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No matter what your career goals are, sharing successful people’s strategies will give you insight on how to get ahead. This week, we are featuring investment king Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Here are five career lessons you can learn from the path to success of one of the richest businessmen in the world. Continue reading “Paths to Success: 5 Career Lessons to Learn from Warren Buffett”

Want to Take Your Career to the Next Level? Become a Mentor

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Remember that person who took you under their wing when you started in your profession and guided you through the first few years of your career? Whether they were a mentor in name or just in spirit, they helped shape you navigate some rough waters, and was a major factor in getting you where you are today. Now that you are established in your field and have a little experience under your belt, you have the opportunity to help the next generation of talent through your mentorship. Continue reading “Want to Take Your Career to the Next Level? Become a Mentor”

So You Want to Hire an Intern? Strategies for a Successful Internship Program

 

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Smart companies know that the benefits of hiring an intern go far beyond having someone to do coffee runs for the department. Interns can be field-tested potential hires who already know your culture, and will require minimal on-boarding and training. If well-chosen and mentored, they can be excellent investments towards your company’s growth and succession planning. In addition, happy interns are great ambassadors. They can help you attract and build a robust candidate pool – a great benefit particularly when the talent market is tight. Here are several best practices to successfully attract, nurture and manage interns so everyone gets the best out of the internship: Continue reading “So You Want to Hire an Intern? Strategies for a Successful Internship Program”

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