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How to set yourself up for success as a young professional

By Thamina Stoll

You're finally holding it in your hands: That college degree you have been working so hard for. You cannot wait to start making money and conquering the real world. But one thing is still missing: Your dream job.So how do you put yourself in a position to be noticed by recruiters and hiring managers? How do you overcome your fear of networking with more senior people? How do you proactively seek out opportunities for personal development?To answer those questions, we turn to Basant Shenouda. Basant is an incoming Global Sales Associate at LinkedIn and the Founder of #basantblast, her online identity, career, and personal branding consulting service. Basant's online content has taught millions the value of personal branding through content creation and storytelling since she was 21. By vulnerably sharing how she has overcome being rejected by dream companies such as Google, Salesforce and LinkedIn, Basant has gained 7 million views online and spoken in China, Nigeria, the United States and Germany on how to make your career dreams a reality.Femme Hive listeners get 10% off Basant's Career Coaching Services. Request a session here.For more female empowerment & career content, follow Femme Hive on Instagram and LinkedIn. You can follow our host Thamina on LinkedIn as well.

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