Weekend Planner: June 23

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You’ve worked hard all week, and now Friday’s here again! It’s time to start planning your weekend!  Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.

Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

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Throwback Thursday: The Job Shop’s 10 Year Anniversary

We’ve almost made it to our 20th year, and as excited as we are for that, we wanted to take a moment to look back at everything that has come before. Thank you to everyone who has helped make the Job Shop the success that it is. We couldn’t have done it without you.

And now, for Throwback Thursday, a look at our celebration of our last big anniversary, 10 Years!

The One Big Lie Your Imposter Syndrome Will Make You Believe

impostersyndromeAuthor: Richard Moy
Source: The Daily Muse

A lot of thoughts tend to go through your head when you’re worried that you’re not good enough for your job.

You might be convinced that your boss asked to see your most recent project again because she’s finally figured out that you’re terrible. Or maybe you wake up with the sinking feeling that you weren’t invited to happy hour last night because your smarter colleagues wanted to talk about how dumb you are.

There are plenty more, of course. But as a card-carrying member of the “Impostor Syndrome Forever Club,” I can tell you there’s one humongous lie that the majority of club members believe on a regular basis.

And because it’s often really hard for people to put it into words, I’ll do it for you.

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Technology Tuesday: June 20

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Welcome to Technology Tuesday! Every week The Job Shop Blog will bring you our 5 top science and technology news stories from around the web.

This week: How the cyborg might be the next stage of human evolution, what a fully automated society might mean for humanity, babies with three parents, doctors are fighting depression by targeting the brain’s wiring, and Magic Leap claims it will launch soon and change everything. Continue reading

Best Advice Dad Ever Gave

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Author: Sarah Sipek
Source: CareerBuilder.com

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we can’t help but think back on all our dads have done for us over the years. Whether it was coaching little league, teaching us to drive or moving us into college, dads have been there to help us overcome many hurdles—and provide valuable lessons along the way. Chances are a lot of those lessons shaped the people we are today.

With that in mind, we posed the question on social media, “What’s the best career advice your dad has ever given you?” Here’s a roundup of answers we received:

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Weekend Planner: June 16

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You’ve worked hard all week, and now Friday’s here again! It’s time to start planning your weekend!  Welcome to Weekend Planner, your weekend update on fun.

Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you.

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.

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How Getting Fired Can Be Just What You Need

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Author: Whitney Johnson
Source: The Muse

I’ve been fired.

I’m not talking about being caught up in a massive layoff where hundreds or even thousands of people are let go, though that’s devastating in its own right.

For the moment, though, I’m talking about a center-of-the-bullseye targeted firing. When it feels personal, and probably is.

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