Habits and Mindsets for Career Success

When there’s a setback, someone with a fixed mindset will start thinking, “Maybe I don’t have what it takes?” They may get defensive and give up. A hallmark of a successful person is that they persist in the face of obstacles, and often, these obstacles are blessings in disguise.


What is the biggest factor separating students who are successful in their job search from those who aren’t? It’s not grades, experience, or personality.

Students who land the internships and jobs they want consistently practice one key habit: they are proactive. Being proactive means that you take action to create opportunities for yourself. When it comes to your career, being proactive is about building ...

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