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Announcing The Young Entrepreneurs in Franchising Contest!

Announcing The Young Entrepreneurs in Franchising Contest!

Global Competition Invites Young Entrepreneurs with Big Ideas to Explore Opportunities and Connect with the Franchise Industry LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The average age of the world population is under 30, and with one billion young people entering the workforce, the International…

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You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Become an Expert

You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Become an Expert

The world we live in today allows anyone with the desire to learn, to become an expert.

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A Beginning to the Conversation on the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

A Beginning to the Conversation on the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

Video of the YSN lead panel on the global youth unemployment crisis held in Washington, DC

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The White House Student Film Festival

The White House Student Film Festival

We love when any company, organization or country embraces technology in a fun and strategic way. That is why when we saw the announcement for the first ever Student Film Festival from The White House we got excited. After watching the video explanation, be sure…

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Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Heading home for the holidays can be stressful. Everyone wants to know what you’ve been doing with your life, how school or work has been going, if you’ve found someone special, and if you’re on a solid track. Before you start sweating, here are three ways to prepare.

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Do Grades Matter?

Do Grades Matter?

In today’s world are grades really important?

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Time To Make Your SUBWAY® Global Challenge Video!

Time To Make Your SUBWAY® Global Challenge Video!

Are you ready to be a YouTube star?! Ok, that’s not the goal of the #2 Video Challenge, but there is a possibility of video fame! #2 Video Challenge The #2 Video Challenge is an opportunity for you to get creative and produce a video selling…

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Youth in Crisis

Youth in Crisis

Globally, young people are facing the harsh realities of widespread unemployment, unhappiness and even civil unrest.  At the heart of these societal ills are big daunting issues like inadequate training (workforce readiness), lack of mentoring, outdated career counseling, and global competition.  They’re big problems, but…

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Insight. Is There An App For That?

Insight. Is There An App For That?

Looking for insight to make you more successful? Feel like you’re looking in all the wrong places? Put down your smart phone. You won’t find this in the App Store.

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BIG News From YSN!!

BIG News From YSN!!

We’ve all got some big challenges to deal with these days: this wacky economy, maintaining cash flow, laying safety nets, building our companies, attracting more business, all while managing to stay sane and tenacious through these trying times.
That’s why we rolled up our sleeves and put ourselves to work on attacking this hairball of issues that literally can make or break your career…not to mention your spirits.

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4 Things to Consider Before Launching a Job Search

4 Things to Consider Before Launching a Job Search

For many, finding a job or even the thought of searching for the right career can be daunting. We apply ourselves everyday towards success, whether through a test, presentation or performance, but navigating through the job recruitment system takes particular strategy. These other experiences can help you prepare, but when it comes to connecting to a career, there are a few key steps to help you focus and light the fuse.

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The Key to Staying Competitive – Continuous Learning

The Key to Staying Competitive – Continuous Learning

Real world experience is often the one thing most people starting out or transitioning lack most. But regardless of where you are in your career, we wanted to remind everyone of the importance of continuing education. Regardless of how deep into school you are, or how far behind you the experience of being a student may be, it’s critical to keep learning. It doesn’t have to be a chore or boring either. Learning can and should be fun as an adult. But, like everything, it really is what you make of it. So make sure you place a high premium on what you know and keep growing that intellect. Your opportunities are endless.

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10 Things I WISH Someone Had Told Me While I Was A Student

10 Things I WISH Someone Had Told Me While I Was A Student

For all of you loading up those new backpacks, sharpening your pristine yellow pencils, and scheming about how you’re going to smuggle your cell, iPhone, iPod, Zune, video games or other banned technology into your classes, LISTEN UP. (Parents too!) I may be able to help you see this whole experience – that is, your life as a student – in a very different light that can almost guarantee your success in the long run, but way more importantly, your personal confidence and happiness.

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The World Is Your Oyster … Slimy, Gritty, and Sometimes it Tastes Bad

The World Is Your Oyster … Slimy, Gritty, and Sometimes it Tastes Bad

Jane Pak, CEO of NAWBO LA (the National Association of Woman Business Owners), delivers a riveting graduation speech to hundreds of students from Los Angeles Job Corps. In her speech, Jane reveals her formula for success by sharing her 10 key philosophies, ideals and lessons she has learned over the years.

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YSN CareerSOS: Will a 2nd Degree Help Me Break Into the Banking & Finance Sector?

YSN CareerSOS: Will a 2nd Degree Help Me Break Into the Banking & Finance Sector?

I’m a second year university student who really wants to be a “giant professional” in the banking and financial sector. I’m torn apart in settling on whether to under take a second degree in Economics or Finance in the near future, as part of my career planning.

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