Friday, July 20, 2012

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup

This is our weekly roundup of some of the best career-related articles, interviews, blogs, etc., we've read during the week. We share these every weekend so you have some great resources to prepare you for the coming week. Enjoy!

1. 10 Ways to Battle Job-interview Jitters
"Being prepared to answer, clearly and concisely, the most common interview questions will have you feeling sharp."

2. 10 Ways to Get Ahead in a Bad Economy 
"In order to advance, identify ways you can affect the whole organization rather than just focusing on your career. How do you get the big picture? By broadening your experience and your exposure to other managers at the company."

3. Develop a Skills Plan for the Life Cycle of Your Career
"Workers who do not bolster their degrees with continuous skill development risk leaving their careers exposed to the volatility of the global economy."

4. 6 Life Lessons from the New Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer
"When there's that moment of 'Wow, I'm not really sure I can do this,' and you push through those moments, that's when you have a breakthrough. Sometimes that's a sign that something really good is about to happen. You're about to grow and learn a lot about yourself."

5. What You Need to Say to Land a Good Job
"Talk about your desire for a great mentor. Companies typically value employees who want to grow professionally, and mentoring arrangements help both parties improve their skills."

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