A while back, I had an amazing opportunity to write for Cosmo.ph. When I wrote the article, I’d just started a great new job, and was learning a lot. Here’s an excerpt of advice I’d give to anyone starting out.
There are certain things that apply no matter what industry you find yourself in. We came up with 17 non-negotiables you need to master, whether you’re a fresh grad or already a girl boss. Time to take down notes!
Things are constantly changing. New software, new workflows, new goals. You need to be comfortable going with the flow.
2. Constantly learn.
Take advantage of what your company offers. This could include going to conferences, taking online training, and even volunteering. If your company doesn’t pay for employee development, then find other ways to grow. Try Coursera or Udacity for free online courses.
3. Work on your passion projects.
Sometimes side hustles could lead to your next great job. Maybe you like podcasting, blogging, or vlogging—who knows, you might end up doing these full-time someday!