Career Advice

From Marc Cenedella
Marc Cenedella

The world's leading venture capitalist of today shared the career advice below almost a decade ago. While the advice is targeted at the young, I think the experienced ought to pay heed.

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Finding Work After the Military

How one Army captain made her own luck and landed a job helping fellow veterans.

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High-School Buddy, Job Connection

Blaine Helmick got help from an old friend to score a new job.

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Start Working Before You're Hired

Present yourself as an expert by building a business plan for the company and present yourself as the one to execute it.

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Online Networking for a Finance Job

Kelly, a job seeker in Southern California, was surprised by the importance placed on having an online presence, but she wasn't caught off guard.

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Obstructed by Age, Promoted by Experience

Gary Croatt faced age discrimination everywhere he turned, but his age and experience opened a new door for him.

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Resume Spans Geography Gap

Malcolm Anderson wants to woo U.S. companies from his home in the U.K. Revising his resume helped bridge the distance.

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Hit by a Truck, Struck by Luck

Elaine Jefferson, a midcareer technologist from N.J., could have watched her career and life ended by two severe highway accidents, but her positive attitude held out and her luck changed lanes.

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Resume Numbers Game

John Ord, a New York IT manager, stacked the resume deck in his favor every time he applied for a job opening.

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Bringing Networking into Focus

Once he had clear goals, SalesLadder member Chris T. found his network a far more effective tool for achieving them.

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No Time to Waste on the Job Search

Linda West, a marketing manager at a New York financial firm, had no time to waste on her job search. She applied to 28 jobs and landed an offer in four weeks.

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