Friday, August 3, 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. 4 Tips for Older Job Seekers Facing Discrimination
"As an older worker, you can't eliminate age discrimination. But you can learn what lies behind it and take steps to differentiate yourself from stereotypes."

2. Why Schools Should Help Students Find Their Passion 
"(I)f you can't find passion and purpose in your work, you're disconnected from who you really are and you'll never truly excel at what you do."

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3. Ten Reasons Winners Keep Winning, Aside from Skill
"(W)inners gain ten important advantages as a result of victory ... smart leaders can cultivate and build on these advantages to make the next success possible."

4. How to Stop Procrastinating at Work
"Try doing your least preferred activities at the start of each day and at the beginning of each week."

5. Having a Family Can Be Good For Your Career  
"(B)y sacrificing our families -- and by extension, ourselves -- on the altar of our careers, we are in danger of cutting ourselves off from our own wisdom and perspective."

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