Perspectives May 22, 2013

LinkedIn / Reid Hoffman’s 3 Secrets of Highly Successful Graduates

It’s graduation season again and I know that there are a great many students graduating who don’t feel ready for the new world of work. It’s true that the world is changing dramatically, but as a new grad I want you to know that if you have anxiety about what to do next and where you fit in an uncertain and ever-changing world, you’re not alone. I know the feeling — it took me 15 years after I graduated to figure out what I was doing with my life and I still am figuring it out today. Shaping your career is a lifelong process.

To help new grads navigate this new world of work, I’ve published a slideshow with career advice specifically for new grads based on the book I co-authored with Ben Casnocha, The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career.

Read more on lessons learned & career advice for the Class of 2013 from Reid Hoffman.