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heretohired:

from New Grad Life

Good advice in here

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From personal experience this is pretty accurate!

From personal experience this is pretty accurate!

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Good article in the Wall Street Journal - one of my biggest frustrations is not getting, or being able to give, appropriate and useful feedback to unsuccessful candidates. This helps to explain why.

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grahamcrackersandlungs:

Rule #1: Don’t let anyone make you feel foolish for liking the things you like. Obviously this applies to your personal life, but it applies to your professional life as well.

Rule #2: Office jobs are perfectly valid and maybe even enjoyable. Don’t let anyone make your career seem less important or less interesting just because you work in an office.

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Just an example of why workfare doesn’t work (unless of course you want to employ people at no salary and improve your business or charit’s financial bottom line…)

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integrativeacademicsolutionsblog:

By Doug Kalish*

“Follow your passion” is a familiar theme for high school graduation speakers and career counselors. It was Steve Jobs’ subject when he spoke at my daughter’s commencement and I was reminded of this phrase in a blog by Cal Newport in The New York Times. It’s always…

Another interesting blog post on the whole ‘should you follow your passions’ theory …my take on it? It depends upon what your passion is, and what risks you are prepared, or able to take (I have 3 children to feed - I can therefore take fewer risks than someone without kids)

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ailian:

“Lean on your strengths. Don’t waste time trying to correct your weaknesses.”

For the most part, I am in that camp. But there is something limiting about the idea that you can’t overcome your weaknesses. I mean, are you really supposed to do nothing about them?

Here are 3 approaches I’ve…

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Good thought for a Monday morning - CS Lewis this week on the Unmasked Recruiter

Good thought for a Monday morning - CS Lewis this week on the Unmasked Recruiter

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Some good stuff in here