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Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

The new Chief Editor of The Niche Movement wasn’t always the savvy, young professional she is now. She broke out of her shell senior year of college to seek out informational interviews. Those conversations with fellow Indiana University alumni landed her at a nonprofit in DC. Read on to learn more about Carmen Vernon and why she joined the Niche Movement in her Editor Q&A.

Finding The Courage To Pursue Your Passion: Editor Q&A

Finding The Courage To Pursue Your Passion: Editor Q&A

Meet Jaylene Perez, our social media intern and a senior at George Washington University, working towards a BA in English. From a young age and through the example her parents set, Jaylene knew you didn’t have to have a traditional career path to be happy and love what you do. Learn more about what Jaylene is doing to pursue her passions in our Q&A.

Solving The Underemployment Problem (Podcast)

Solving The Underemployment Problem (Podcast)

The Niche Movement founder Kevin O'Connell and Forbes contributor Jessica Lutz discuss the issue of underemployment. Jessica’s main advice for young people trying to get a job is to keep at it. It can take a long time, but if you keep pursuing your goals, a door will be opened for you.

4 Tips For Succeeding In Your First Job

4 Tips For Succeeding In Your First Job

Having just transitioned to my second professional position in the education sector, I realize there were things I did in my first job that set me up for success and helped me thrive in a career I love. Here are four key takeaways on what you can do to make the most of your first job. 

There Is No Such Thing As 'Making It'

There Is No Such Thing As 'Making It'

There is no such thing as success, making it or being "famous." However, I do believe that if you can find something (big or small, high-impact or not) where you thrive, feel challenged most days, and feel invincible while doing it, do more of that.