Friday, August 31, 2012

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup: Networking, Selling Yourself & Encore Careers

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. 5 Ways You're Ruining Your Job Search
"It is the following five mistakes that have an even bigger impact on the outcome of your search."

2. 5 'Musts' to Network Effectively & Land the Job 
"How do you network more effectively and more consistently? First, you need to make it a priority, and schedule it into your week."

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3. The Surprising Secret to Selling Yourself
"People are much more impressed, whether they realize it or not, by your potential than by your track record. It would be wise to start focusing your pitch on your future, as an individual or as a company, rather than on your past — even if that past is very impressive indeed."

4. 14 Things You Should Do at the End of Every Work Day
"How you end the day is critical, as it has much to do with how you start the next day."

5. How to Launch an Encore Career  
"Now that we’re living into our 80s, the thought of ending our careers in our mid-60s isn’t financially realistic."

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