As college graduation nears, your career and future is most likely on the forefront of your mind. This is such an exciting time in your life, full of new beginnings. You’ve been re-writing your resume, applying for jobs, and learning what it takes to crush your first job. Accomplishing those things is great, and I’m here to let you in on the secret weapon that influential leaders like Steve Jobs and Katia Beauchamp, Founder and CEO of Birchbox, used to advance in their careers. Do you want to be promoted 5 times more often? Do you want a 130% increase in career development that will set you apart from the thousands of other recent graduates? If you answered yes to these questions, it’s time for you to create your career squad by building mentor relationships.
What is a Career Squad?
During speaking engagements, I share the importance of women creating their career squads. By that I mean identifying women who are in high-level positions to teach you how to navigate workplace situations and position yourself for promotions.