Friday, June 19, 2015

High 5 Weekly Career Transitions Roundup: Controlling Bad Habits for a Successful Career

This is our weekly roundup of some of the best career-related articles, interviews, blogs, etc., we've read during the week. We share them so you have some great resources to prepare you for the coming week. Enjoy!

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  • Controlling Bad Habits for a Successful Career"Create small wins. The most efficient way to make a permanent change is to focus on daily, incremental improvements."

  • The Right Way to Say Thanks After an Interview"Instead of simply expressing gratitude, a successful note builds on the interview by illustrating what the candidate can offer in addition to what was discussed."

  • 3 Ways to Engage Your People in Your Company Brand"Create a brand event or brand day and invite employees from around the company to participate. Solicit their feedback on the brand. Implement regular brand contests that support branding objectives."

  • Building Confidence as a First-Time Job Hunter"The first step is to believe you have the skills to get the job. This will boost your confidence, and it will definitely show in the interview--which is where you really have to nail it."

  • Social Media Snafus to Avoid"63 percent of recruiters have negatively reconsidered candidates based on finding profanity in their profiles. Illegal drug references top the list of content to avoid, with 83 percent of recruiters reconsidering candidates because of them."

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