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Redefining Career Paths for the Talent Mobility Era

My friend Tana has a modern career. She graduated from college with an interior architecture degree and then started working at a well-known New York architecture firm. She then worked for a makeup company in New York doing visual merchandising, before moving to design retail stores for another beauty brand in Los Angeles. During these tours of duty, Tana “loaned” her design skills to large, multinational firms for given periods of time. Each of her stops was different—sometimes designing traditional office buildings, sometimes cosmetic packaging and counters, and sometimes sleek retail stores. With each job, Tana furthered her set of experiences, building out a résumé filled with projects ...

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