21st century career advice that guidance counselors don't provide. Zak Slayback returns to discuss some helpful action items ambitious high school students can embrace to position themselves ahead of college graduates in the job market.
This is a proven career building formula; Zak will share his stories about how these actions benefited him in his professional climb. It's a upward process of passion-driven learning, making connections, building new knowledge based on those connections, making richer connections based on that new knowledge, signaling that new knowledge, and building a broader network with those signals. Read Zak's blog article, How a High School Student Can Get Ahead in Their Career.
- Why young people need to start personal websites while in high school, and how this website can work as a portfolio, showcase of personality, a canvas and as insurance
- How to contact an existing expert in the area you want to go into, getting a better idea of how to get started
- Researching Resources In Your Field, Zak writes "An old mentor of mine once told me that reading 5 books on a specific topic will give you more knowledge about that topic than 98% of people."
- Methods of signaling and building a portfolio
- growing your network of people who are a few steps ahead of you
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