Some people leverage a role as a receptionist, administrative assistant, intern, mailroom clerk — you name it – to get their foot in the door, make connections and work impeccably to climb the corporate ladder.
Well, not every position is a launching pad. What happens if you’re an administrative assistant at a magazine for 10 years and suddenly you decide to lean on your current job as a stepping stone? According to a piece in today’s New York Post, one of the first action plans encompasses pursuing a college degree.
1. Get schooled. In the piece, Gregory Giangrande, executive human resources director in the media industry writes, “The unemployment rate is three times higher for non-degree job-seekers than those with college degrees. Beyond that, your next step in education is directly related to what your interests are and where your skills lie.” Read more