How to become a trailblazer at your new job

You don't have to keep your head down at your first job. In fact, you should do the opposite. Here's how to become a trailblazer starting on Day 1.

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Your first job in tech is the first impression you'll make on your career -- the job that will hopefully define your career trajectory. The connections you make in the industry and the colleagues you work with will all be a major part in your future success -- so it's important to remember that just because you're new on the job scene, it doesn't mean you can't be a trailblazer.

Bill Peppler, managing Partner at Kavaliro, an IT staffing firm, has seen plenty of millennials head into their first jobs, and he's thinks he's figured out what turns some millennials into quick success stories. "A trailblazer in the tech industry is someone who understands the job they are placed with, recognizes the responsibilities they are handed and ultimately exceeds all expectations. A trailblazer dives head first into the tech industry and keep their eyes on success at all times."

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