Saturday, September 15, 2012

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup: Networking, Resumes, and Over-working

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 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Networking
"Take a minute to think about the successful people you know and what makes them successful. Chances are they are masterful networkers and they did this by finding their own way to build mutually beneficial relationships."

2. 10 Career Facts You'll Learn After College 
"Despite what you'd like to believe, many employers won't care where you went to school, or even what you earned your degree in. They'll focus instead on your skills."

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3. What to Do When You Have to Work with Someone You Don't Like
"(W)orking with people you don't like becomes a lot more interesting. Because getting to know them better, and accepting the parts of them you don't like, is actually getting to know yourselfbetter and accepting the parts of yourself you don't like."

4. How to Take Your Resume From "Blah" to "Wow"
"You are likely rivaling candidates whose qualifications are similar to your own. So, you must be the red balloon in the field of yellow ones if you want to get noticed."

5. Why Working More Than 8 Hours a Day Can Kill You  
"A combination of stress, raised blood pressure and unhealthy diets stemming from long working hours may be the cause of thousands of workers’ serious health problems."

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