New Grads: 10 CarBoss Moves to Make Right Now
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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As a recent grad, there are a few things that you should get started on today that will play a pivotal part in your career. Some of you may have already gotten on top of these things as students, but if you haven’t, it’s not too late.

Brazen Careerist details a checklist of things you should get accomplished within the first 200 days post graduation:

1. A portfolio. Manage your time so you leave with a few examples of work you’re proud of that you can point to and say “I did that.” In particular, results that can be measured get noticed.

2. Real colleagues. Manage your relationships so that at least a few of your immediate coworkers would like to work with you should your paths meet again (which they probably will, as the corporate world can come to resemble a revolving door).

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.