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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Being Out of Work Is Hard, Getting Back to Work Can Be Harder

After two years of unemployment, Rob Smith was sad and scared to return to work. You may be too. Although it’s surprising to hear, psychologists and career experts say Smith is more the norm than the exception.

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3 Steps to a Successful 90-Day Performance Review

First impressions count, and your first 90 days will leave an indelible impression on your new organization. Make your first review a winner.

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9 Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Job Offer

Think carefully about how a job would contribute to your career before accepting.

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Negotiate a Bigger Salary with Your Resume

The right resume can boost a salary offer if it boasts a killer summary statement, doesn't undersell or exaggerate, and its proprietor nails the interview.

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The One Skill You Need to Reach the C-Suite

The secret to reaching the C-level is to extend the skills you've honed as a functional specialist into a position of general leadership across disciplines.

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Why Good Career-Changers are Anthropologists
To gain an edge in the job hunt, study the people within the company you’re pursuing.
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Add 10 Years to Your Image

Older candidates aren't the only ones who worry about how they're perceived by employers. Younger candidates for senior positions can take a few steps to raise their credibility.

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Getting Your Cover Letter Noticed

Understanding your cover letter’s electronic journey will give you an edge when matching wits with automated applicant tracking systems.

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How to Approach a Competitor About a Job
The bottom-line on non-competes and the ethics of employers who want your insider knowledge.
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How to Stop Missing Out on Opportunities

It all starts with your imagination. Think through more than one method for every action you take. When you think in multiples, you step out of your comfort zone and into new opportunities.

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