Too Many Millennials Are Making This Big Career Mistake

Some people will assume that if you’re 25, you’re playing Pokemon Go at work.

Yes, there are studies and statistics that tell a certain story (check the Harvard Business Review and the Bureau of Labor statistics). Yes, these stories have hard, concrete evidence, but too often employers use those facts to make assumptions about their young employees. Whether it’s about their work ethic, use of technology, or perceptions about the world.

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This Is the Biggest Mistake Millennials Are Making at Work

Stereotypes can be even more dangerous than you think.

because there are workers who will see one of my students with a phone out and assume that she’s just goofing off, when she might be checking her email to see if the ribbon she sourced is ready, or how garments she did quality control for that afternoon. Because that stereotype is real: if you’re an intern or entry-level employee taking notes on a tablet in a meeting, and someone from the office doesn’t know you, he can assume that you’re goofing off, emailing friends, or doing something not work related.


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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

A Personalized Cover Letter Can Make All The Difference.

Is the cover letter is actually going to be read? That’s right, most companies don’t read them, but if they do, you have to have a good one. So you want to take the time to find out if a person will actually see it before you write the letter. If not, you don’t have to spend the time crafting the letter.

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