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Tips to Help Improve Your Career by the Age of 30

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Summary: If you can do all of the items mentioned in this article for your career by the age of 30, then you will be putting yourself in a really good position for the future.

Are you looking for new and innovative ways to enhance your career prior to the age of 30? If so, then you should take notes when reading this post. We have put together some of the best tips for improving your career prior to the age of 30. If you put these into action, you should have no problem getting your career on track.

Attend Networking Events

One of the most important things you can do for your career is attend networking events. You will be able to meet new people within your industry, connect with potential employers and explain  your brand to others. You build your network at these events and then touch base afterwards. You never know when a connection from one of these events will wind up helping you find a new job.

Download a Contacts Manager App

If you attend a lot of networking events, you might want to download a contacts manager app for your phone and tablet. These types of apps will let you manage your contacts in unique ways. You will be able to take notes about the people you meet and save them in their profile.

Be Creative, Yet Honest, With Your Job Description

When crafting your job description, make sure you are creative, yet honest all in one shot. You need to be able to tell someone what you do in the hopes that it will start a conversation, not put an end to one.

Delete Questionable Pictures Online

Clean up your social media accounts by deleting inappropriate pictures from your profiles. If you do not have the heart to hit the delete button, then make sure your privacy settings are very high.

Use Extensions for your Resume

Extensions are photo albums on a personal career website or videos posted on YouTube. You can use these forms of media to extend your resume. All you need to do is link to them in the body of your resume.

Use your Manners

Many meetings or interviews take place in the presence of a meal, so be sure to bring your manners with you. There is nothing a hiring manager hates more than someone who is interviewing over lunch and that person forgets their manners.

Travel

Whenever you can obtain an internship abroad, study abroad, or work abroad, try to do it. Even if you just want to travel abroad while on vacation, make sure this occurs. Many young workers love to travel, so take time off after graduation and prior to beginning your career so you can see the world.

Stay Away from Office Gossip

One of the most important things you must refrain from is office gossip. The more you refrain from taking part in office gossip, the more likely it is that you will be able to succeed at the office.

Know When to Remain Quiet

You need to know when to stay quiet at work. Even though you might think so, you definitely do not know everything. So, stay out of those conversations or arguments at work. They will just get you in trouble.

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Authored by: Jim Vassallo