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If You Want a Great Job, Tell a Great Story - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

If You Want a Great Job, Tell a Great StoryU.S. News & World Report (blog)The film Lincoln is getting rave reviews because it tells a great story in an engaging way.
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Advice to own your interview and get the job: (1) see yourself as a storyteller; Tell your story in different formats; (2) each bullet point of your resume is a story; (3) have all kinds of stories ready to tell; (4) listen and improvise; (5) remember that a great storyteller listens carefully to other people's stories. 

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B-BP Students Get First-Hand View of Career Path Options - Patch.com

B-BP Students Get First-Hand View of Career Path OptionsPatch.comBayport-Blue Point students went to work, not class, and got a clear view of potential career paths thanks to local business owners.
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Shadowing programs help students experience a little what a career is first hand.

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New Research: The Skills That Make an Entrepreneur

New Research: The Skills That Make an Entrepreneur | Step 1: Explore Careers | Scoop.it
Successful serial entrepreneurs start by being very, very persuasive.
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Skills to get the job done! How many entrepeneurs you know? Can we develop these skills? Are they part of the teaching curriculum in our schools? 

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Big data skills: Should data scientist be your next job? | TechRepublic

Big data skills: Should data scientist be your next job? | TechRepublic | Step 1: Explore Careers | Scoop.it
A look at how IT workers can prepare to meet business demand for big data analytics skills.
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Trending careers: data mining; information technology field; what it takes to be a data scientist.

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Is winning a talent show the path to a successful career?

Is winning a talent show the path to a successful career? | Step 1: Explore Careers | Scoop.it
For millions of people around the world, making the finals of a TV talent contest represents the achievement of a lifetime ambition. (Is winning a talent show the path to a successful career? - Yahoo!
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Finding your talents and doing what you love doing; there is no formula for a successful career.

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