Once upon a time
people were simply paying their dues at
their first job.
This is how it was
for our grandparents' generation.
from college, took on a menial job at a
company, and then over the course of the next
30 years worked their way up the company
ladder until they retired with the gold watch
and benefit package.
It no longer works
this way...not even close.
Today we are
switching jobs on average every year and two
No longer do
companies have loyalty to their employees or
employees to their companies.
Instead we are
free agents. We are paid and rewarded
based on our ability to perform.
If we don't
perform a company won't keep us around.
And on the flip
If we do perform
but aren't fairly compensated we can leave and
go to a company that will reward us.
and participation are critical to your success
and this starts with your first job.
The bottom line is that
it's no longer a time of simply paying your
dues. Instead it's where you will be
learning job and people skills that you will
be building on the rest of your working life.
Your first job is your first impression into your
career. It is the one and only time you will
have a blank canvas.
The irony is that most of spend four or more years of
college and tens of thousands of dollars in an effort
to get a job and then we struggle our first year
without seeking any guidance.
This is where Jason Smith
over 14 years of human resource experience in
which he has helped over 300 quarterlifers make their
way through their first year of work.
In this interview
you will learn
what you need to know about surviving your first year
of work AND
how to move forward in your career without giving
up your personal life.