You Get What You Give – Three Traits To Have in sales

Camille Shaw-Pigeon

After a few years in sales, you pick things up on what sets apart the good from the great. For Mike Margolis, Senior Sales Manager at EMC, he’s found three distinct traits to be important...

3 Steps to Becoming More Coachable

Chris Stanley

One of the most important traits anyone looking to go into sales can possess is coachability.  All of the hiring managers we work with at LaunchSource include a portion that evaluates a candidate’s ability to...

It’s All Valuable: Why Your College Jobs Matter

Chris Stanley

Students often hold a variety of jobs during their four hectic years of college.  Some they hate, some they love, but all are necessary as they allow them to make some sort of income to...

Work Harder…But Also Smarter

Matt Meisenbacher

Everyone has heard the phrase, “If you want to get ahead in your career, you’ve gotta work harder than the rest.” Tom Brady, Bradley Cooper and Beyonce didn’t just become great overnight. It took days,...

Make It To The Top: Using Your Mistakes to Grow Professionally

Camille Shaw-Pigeon

Not everyone is quick to admit when they’re not good at something or they’ve made a mistake. It’s not always easy to accept failure, and often times even harder to view it as a learning...

Judging a Book by Its Cover- Resume Tips

Camille Shaw-Pigeon

It’s pretty common sense to know that in order to get a job, you typically need to have a resume. But, have you ever thought about the impact that one document can have on your...

They’re Lucky to Have You – Interview with Confidence

Camille Shaw-Pigeon

“When I go on an interview, I always walk into the room knowing that this company would be lucky to have me work for them,” said an alum of my college to me recently. This...

The One Trait NOT to Have

John Harvey

As you interview for entry-level jobs, do everything you can to NOT posses this one trait. Over the coming weeks, thousands of newly-minted college graduates will enter the workforce, and those who don’t have jobs...

Kick-Start Your Career in Business – What You Didn’t Learn in College by Steven Weston | LaunchSource

Steven Weston

I always envisioned myself as either being a musician that travels around the country in an old beat up van living off chips, fast-food burgers and cheap beer or working at an innovative startup tech...

The 1 Thing – The Secret Sauce by Chris Stanley | LaunchSource

Chris Stanley

While I am not a hiring manager, I have had the opportunity to sit in on countless interviews with multiple companies for Entry-Level positions. I have found this situation to be extremely beneficial to myself,...

The 1 Thing – No Bullshit by Ross Nibur | InsightSquared

Ross Nibur

I’ve got a zero tolerance policy for lying. I just can’t stand it. Honesty is one of the first things I look for in a job prospect. The reason is simple: lying makes you a...

The 1 Thing – Know Yourself By Rachel Baizen | Acquia


One day you are attending an orientation to begin your college career and before you know it you realize it’s time to prepare for graduation and start thinking about your future. What does the future...