Episode #14 – New Rules for Career Success: Interview with Dan Schawbel

Job competition is fierce these days. We’re either a casualty of high unemployment rates or the elevator to the top is already crammed full. Companies have tighter standards, and we can say good-bye to our father’s loyalty program between worker and organization. Let’s face it, we’re not guaranteed anything when it comes to a career this day and age, which means it’s up to us to promote ourselves and stand out from the crowd. Whether you are a recent college graduate, or are unemployed and back in the job market, this interview with Dan Schawbel will help you. Dan is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is the author of the #1 international bestselling book, Me 2.0, and he stopped by Shake off the Grind to discuss his new book, Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.

Episode #14 – New Rules for Career Success: Interview with Dan Schawbel

headerPic In today’s episode Dan discusses his new book and explores the importance of taking steps to position yourself ahead of the crowd.

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Highlights of the episode include:

  • Tips and advice to get ahead in your career
  • Why it’s more important than ever to promote yourself
  • Discussion of new dynamics and social trends in the workplace
  • Why employees need an entrepreneurial mindset 
  • How to bridge the generation gaps in your company
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