Saturday, September 22, 2012

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup: Job-Hunting, Gen-Y, and Success

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. 8 Commandments for Every Job Hunter
"Here are eight of my favorite rules to organize your (job) search while maintaining your sanity."

2. Solving Gen-Y's Passion Problem 
"This simple phrase, 'follow your passion,' turns out to be surprisingly pernicious. It's hard to argue, of course, against the general idea that you should aim for a fulfilling working life."

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3. Don't Stop With Just One Contact at Your Target Companies!
"Even at small companies, it’s generally a good idea to build relationships with multiple people to ensure you’re someone that comes to mind when an appropriate opportunity arises."

4. 3 Qualities to Drive Your Success
"Possessing the deep down desire to achieve a particular goal or set of goals will provide the motivation to do what it takes to succeed."

5. 5 Tips to Return to a Company Where You'd Previously Quit  
"Well, just remember, a burnt bridge does not preclude building a new bridge to get back across to the other side."

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