As a recent college grad and millennial in the workforce, I have spent much of my time reading articles about myself – and Millennials in general.
I’m tired of the “survival of the fittest” argument. That’s not how a functioning government operates. Good leadership is not sitting back and watching people starve.
All jobs have rules that suck, but THIS is totally nuts.
Having never worked in one before, yet alone having done an odd job, my expectations going into the job were vastly unrealistic. My orientation included a collection of “This is a very dynamic environment with so many friendly faces that lift you up,” and “We have this amazing lounge with three foosball tables, two pool tables, arcade games, and free wifi!” and the classic “We are expanding right now, so there is a ton of potential for you to grow within the company.”
No matter what grades you got or how hard you work or how many all-nighters you pull, you are not exempt from failure.
Technical recruiters get a bad reputation for a lot of reasons.
Every industry has different things that a firm would value: deal flow or investment ideas at financial firms, new clients at law firms, product/partnership ideas at multinational corporations, etc.
That’s not to say we should aspire to mediocrity – far from it. Instead, we should aim for extraordinary but learn to be content even if we fail to hit the mark.
A Young Urban Creative? That’s me, alright.
Most days you will feel that you are not enough And even if you absolutely love what you’re doing, there will still be days when you feel that you’re not enough, especially if you’re working with driven, competitive, and highly talented people.