Brazen Careerist: How Starting Even a Part-Time Business Will Help You Master Real-World Skills

By Greg Miliates, on Brazen Careerist 

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Unless you’ve been visiting the outer rings of Jupiter you’ve probably heard

that the economy isn’t exactly doing so great right now. It’s competitive out there! That goes for soon-t0-be grads and young professionals alike.

There’s one trick that’s absolutely guaranteed to make you stand out ahead of crowd: start your own business. While it might sound like it, it’s not as daunting as it sounds – you can even get away with managing a part-time business on the side.

Some employees will work years just for a shot at gaining coveted work skills like “strategy” or “management”. Similarly, we can guarantee none of your competition will have the words “accounting” and “creative design” on the same resume. Well know you’ve found how to put all those awesome things right onto one page.

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Hiroki Murakami I'm the Community Manager of The Next Great Generation and Mullen's busiest intern. Emerson College marketing and entrepreneurship student graduating this May. I'm a Seattle native studying in Boston, working with startups, and your local coffee shop's #1 customer. Drop me a line at @hnmurakami.

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