CEOs Share Their Most Helpful (and Unconventional) Career Advice

Congratulations Class of 2019! You graduated and are ready to make your mark on the world. While your career path will vary greatly from your classmates’, This article provides more instinctual advice to landing and making the most of your first job out of school. Here are a few advice highlights from successful CEOs:

  • Choose a boss that you like and respect and who will motivate you and advocate for you
  • Accept a role with a supervisor who will be a good work role model
  • Make the most out of the position you are in and own it
  • Ask questions and don’t be afraid to ask for what you want
  • Find way to keep learning and challenge yourself
  • Be empathetic to others’ perspectives
  • Take risks; your network and support system won’t let you fall as far as you think
  • Be open to different paths, then commit to and go all-in on the one you choose
  • Assess the risks and follow your intuition

Read the full article here: CEOs Share Their Most Helpful (and Unconventional) Career Advice

Compiled by Chip Cutter and Vanessa Fuhrmans in the Wall Street Journal on May 10, 2019.

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