Saturday, December 29, 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!

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  • 5 Daily Rituals to Manage Work Stress"Try to get up a few minutes earlier than the rest of the household. Upon awakening, take a few deep breaths before beginning your day. Before the TV goes on, or you hit the e-mail, listen to some relaxing music or read an inspirational passage to start your day on a positive note."

  • How Your Parents Could Cost You a Promotion: "Find the high-visibility extra duties that get you face time. That face time with the boss is crucial. Go to office parties, even if they're lame. Dress like you already have the job you want. Put your name on everything you do. Volunteer."

  • Life's Work 2012: HBR Interviews 10 Intriguing People"Don't burn bridges, because you just don't know when you're going to need to cross them."

  • How Being Obsessed with Football Can Help You Ace Your Next Job Interview"Work can, however, provide an array of meaningful experiences, even though many employees do not enjoy those in their current job. So, what are the sources of meaningful experiences at work?"

  • Why Aren't You Getting Job Interviews"Hiring managers don't care much that you held a string of jobs; they care what you accomplished there, and your resume needs to show them that." 

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