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35 Surefire Ways to Stand Out During Your Job Search

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When you’re applying for a job, you don’t just want to get noticed: You want to stand out as the best applicant the hiring committee has ever seen. You know you’re the perfect person for the job—and you want them … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need Interns to Build Your Business

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You probably don’t wake up every morning (or any morning for that matter) and think about how you need more 19-year-olds in your life or in order to effectively grow your business. But, maybe you should. I have used college … Continue reading

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Strong team critical to business plan competition success

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For students participating in business plan competitions, forming a team that will work together to produce a successful business plan is just the beginning. Students must cooperate, solve problems and creatively approach all the aspects involved in navigating competitions that … Continue reading

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Supporting entrepreneurs around business plan competitions

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Washington University of St. Louis’ Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies offers a comprehensive list of initiatives designed to support entrepreneurship and students in its business plan competition. Activities include The Hatchery, an entrepreneurship class opened to all students at Washington … Continue reading

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Venture Labs: The “Super Bowl” of Investment Competitions

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Since 1984, teams of graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin have competed in an effort to win a competition designed to mimic the real world process for gaining venture funding to start a new company. Originally known … Continue reading

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