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Why Fintech Is Growing So Fast and How to Break Into the Industry

Brian Hamilton is the founder and CEO of One, a fintech startup that provides digital banking services to the shrinking U.S. middle class. Hamilton began his career at Wells Fargo, then led product and strategy at one of the first …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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Initiating Change From Within: How Unilever Is Advancing A Culture Of Inclusion And Belonging

When you’re looking for a company that aligns with your values and career goals, there’s a lot to consider. Now more than ever recent grads are looking for companies where diversity, equity, and inclusion are a part of the company …

By Mahogany Aminzia - WayUp
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6 Time Management Tips for Business Owners Who Work from Home

Working from home offers you autonomy and flexibility. When you run your own business, you not only have the benefits of being an independent contractor but also the absolute power of being your own boss. However, there are challenges to …

By Mike Abelson - Firsthand
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Alternative Career Options for the Burned Out Physician

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The early morning hour was punctuated with a colleague’s text. We had worked in the same challenging emergency department for nearly 15 years. Every shift was a slog for survival.

He is a kind-hearted soul who seems to weather …

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5 Habits of Highly Successful Founders

Consistent entrepreneurial success rarely happens by accident. The most successful founders have cultivated habits that help them become more effective, work smarter, and make better use of their time. Here are just a few of those habits.

They read

To …

By Matt Shealy - Firsthand
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Things Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Learn Before Quitting Their 9-5

It seems like everyone wants to own their own business or work for themselves these days. Business ownership may sound appealing, with control over your own schedule and job duties, especially since it’s become more accessible in the past decade.

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Firsthand
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Talents You Can Exploit – How Health Care Professionals Can Capitalize on Soft Skills

The common question is, how do you do what you do?

As the answer to this question is initiated, it’s rapidly followed by —I could never!

Interruption ensues, even before any cogent rendering of any semblance of an answer.

No …

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Legal Career Paths: From BigLaw to Entrepreneur and Founder of Effie’s Paper

Kalyn Johnson Chandler is the founder and creative force behind the signature paperie, Effie’s Paper :: Stationery & Whatnot. Following a ten-year legal career as an environmental transactional lawyer at Jones Day, Kalyn returned to her first love, fashion, in 2007. …

By Vault Law Editors - Firsthand
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Interview Tips for New Healthcare Providers

Even with a fancy degree like MD, PA, NP, RN, or DO, and despite a lot of evidence that shows the world you’re a competent, learned, responsible person, interviewing for a potential job can still be anxiety-provoking. It can be …

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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

Job interviews can be stressful enough, but the pressure increases when they’re done over video. In today’s remote-work landscape, however, candidates likely won’t have a choice — virtual interviews have essentially become the norm, as many companies plan to maintain a …

By Jacqueline DeMarco - Firsthand
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