Friday, September 7, 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. Tools for Branding Yourself in the Job Market
"Your use of these tools is just another way of demonstrating current technology skills, subject matter, interest, and/or expertise and a bit of creativity."

2. Want a Better Job? Find a Mentor 
"You are never too old or too important to be mentored, and a good mentoring relationship can pay off for both parties."

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3. What You Should Never Compromise On While Building Your Career
"Sacrificing your health and well-being demonstrates your lack of prioritizing yourself as important, failing to understand that you must care for yourself – and yes, put yourself first — before you can be of true service to anyone else, your organization, your family or your employer."

4. Lessons from a Career, Interrupted
"Despite the challenges of pursuing an unconventional and hybrid career, it's these kinds of journeys that are the most personally rewarding but are also the most valuable to employers, even if they don't know it at first."

5. 4 Lessons from the Best Bosses I Ever Had  
"(E)verything flows from trust — learning, credibility, accountability, a sense of purpose and a mission that makes 'work' bigger than oneself."

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