"As much as you don't want to be a cog in the machine, most companies don't want that either. They want someone who's got ideas and character."
Kasen Wysong shares his experience working at a cafe and how it helped him develop soft skills that still serve him in his marketing role.
This week on Career Crashers, Joel is joined by Jerrod Harlan to learn how he crashed his career in copywriting. With his own initiative, support from mentors, and personal projects he has been able to quickly develop a thriving career.
In a world full of so many different companies on so many different job boards, how can you narrow down to the ones that will provide you with the best opportunity for growth? That’s what we’re talking about today with Henry Johnson, the creator of Rocketshipjobs.com.
Many people believe a job at a high-growth startup is completely out of reach unless you’re a superstar programmer or experienced marketer. The reality is that some great projects and initiative will go a long way to getting your foot in the door.
Sean Thielen-Esparza was on a promising Med-School track when he realized that this was not what would make him happy. Listen to his story to learn how he moved across the country with nothing but a laptop and $500 in his backpack, to make it as a product manager in NYC.
After excelling throughout school and university, and graduating from law school, Jibril started and was excelling in a career as an investment banker. But he realized that the path he was succeeding on, was not a path that led to a great destination. So he changed direction.