25 things every young professional should know by 25
Do you understand the paystub that comes with your paycheck? Can you negotiate your salary? Young pros, see how many items you can check off this list.
By Danny Rubin | Posted: July 9, 2013
If you want a job straight out of college, don’t knock on Kirk McDonald’s door.
McDonald, the president of a tech company in New York City, wrote a brutally honest op-ed in The Wall Street Journal called “Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won’t Hire You.” He believes most college graduates don’t have the one skill that’s in high demand: computer programming.
During your first few years in the real world, what else should you take time to learn? Here are 25 things every professional should know by age 25: