Getting Involved: Community Engagement Key to Building Real Life Skills

What you are doing by becoming more involved is actually the gaining skills that will ultimately set you apart from others in the real world. Continue reading Getting Involved: Community Engagement Key to Building Real Life Skills

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Trouble Landing an Interview? Time to Revise Your Résumé

Millions of people in the United States are in the job market. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than three unemployed people competing for every one job opening in the country. Is that intimidating? Yes. Should that deter you from looking for employment? Not with the résumé tips that the young professionals at the Jaycees have for you! Aside … Continue reading Trouble Landing an Interview? Time to Revise Your Résumé

Young Professionals and Social Media: Join These 4 Platforms

Unless you’re living under a rock, you are likely one of the one in four people around the world who are connected to some sort of social media platform. If you happen to have taken up residency that rock, don’t worry – the social media pros at the Jaycees can help get you up to speed on which social media channels to join and why. … Continue reading Young Professionals and Social Media: Join These 4 Platforms

4 Tips to Promote Career Development in Young Professionals

If you are feeling unchallenged, bored, dissatisfied or stuck at your current position at work, you’re not the only one. Many young professionals begin their careers in positions with hopes to climb the ranks, but sometimes that just doesn’t happen. Most members of the Jaycees know things are not just handed to you – you have to work for advancement in the workplace. Besides coming … Continue reading 4 Tips to Promote Career Development in Young Professionals

The Jaycees Through the Years: Entertainment Edition

You can look at nearly all professional fields – from politics to health care to major innovators – and find a successful member of the Jaycees at the forefront. This also rings true for professionals in the entertainment field. Many people who have brought joy and amusement into the lives and homes of millions of people across the world are also entrepreneurs. But did you … Continue reading The Jaycees Through the Years: Entertainment Edition

Success in Business: 5 Leading Industries for Entrepreneurs

As children we dream about growing up to be firefighters, astronauts, veterinarians and pro athletes. Once we are settling into our careers, there is usually one job that we all still dream of: being the boss. If you have aspirations to own a business of your own one day, it’s important to have a well-thought-out plan. Perhaps the most important key to your success is … Continue reading Success in Business: 5 Leading Industries for Entrepreneurs

In-Person Communication VS Online Communication

How many texts, emails and social media posts do you respond to each day? Now think about how much time you spend in face-to-face conversation in the workplace. Are you falling out of touch with just how necessary in-person communication is in business? The United States Junior Chamber believes that e-communication should be supplemental to real talk, not the other way around. Why exactly? Read … Continue reading In-Person Communication VS Online Communication

Jaycees Presents – Crowdsourcing for Community Causes

As you’re well aware, community involvement is what the Jaycees do best. There’s nothing quite like giving back to the community: you make a difference in someone else’s life while enriching your own. But as much as we like to do community service, there’s often a hurdle that stands in the way: funding. No matter how much man power you have, you can only go … Continue reading Jaycees Presents – Crowdsourcing for Community Causes

Are You Making the Right First Impression? What to Wear to an Interview

They say you only have one chance at making a great first impression – whoever “they” are, that is. So are you dressing for success when you meet a potential future employer for an interview? What exactly is dressing for success? Here are a few tips from your fellow Jaycees that will help you look the part at your next interview. Stick to the classics. … Continue reading Are You Making the Right First Impression? What to Wear to an Interview

Improving Leadership Skills through Education

As members of a professional organization like the Jaycees, we tend to cultivate different skills through our social interactions with each other and in the workplace. However, is there a certain point we reach that we can no longer just count on these interactions to improve our skills? While we one never stops improving, one of the most effective ways to improve leadership skills is … Continue reading Improving Leadership Skills through Education