Weekend Planner: April 21

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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.

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Tweak Your Job and Come Home More Energized

scateboardAuthor: Charlotte Billington
Source: The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever come home feeling completely flat and exhausted and on other days buzzing and energized and wondered why that is? What you do, who you see, who you interact with and the feedback you are given within that day could give you all the clues that you need.

Once this information is known we can tweak our positions accordingly to include more of the things that satisfy, motivate and energize you.

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The Muse Founders Believe You Can Have The Career of Your Dreams

foundersAuthors: Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew
Source: The Muse

The following is an excerpt from The Muse founders’ new book, The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career, which hits the shelves April 18, 2017.

We believe you should love your job. In fact, we believe that you should be thrilled with your job. And more than thrilled—fulfilled by it.

We believe that you can find a career that gives you purpose, one that lets you use a set of skills that give you pride, and enjoy a day-to-day that gives you meaning. We believe that your work can—and should—be a part of who you are, what you value, and what you want for the future of the world.

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Weekend Planner: April 14

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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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3 Moves Smart People Make When They Get a New Boss

newbossAuthor: Sara Mccord
Source: The Daily Muse

Getting a new boss can be nerve-wracking. For better or worse, you’ve figured out how to work with current manager. You know how long it takes him or her to reply to an email, the best approach for pitching new ideas, and how he or she defines “Urgent!”

But there’s no denying that working for someone new is an opportunity. Even if you’re one of the lucky few who loves your boss, a new person will push you to grow. At the very least, building that rapport all over again is a valuable skill.

And if your felt like your old manager was holding you back? Then, this just might be the break you needed.

Of course, wanting things to get off on the right foot isn’t enough to make it so. The people who make the most of this opportunity do the following three things:

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Weekend Planner: April 7

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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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Profiling Success: Walter Hernandez

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The box of cookies we send to all our successfully placed candidates.

Here at The Job Shop we work hard to place you in a great job, and it is always wonderful when we have a success story to share. The Job Shop was started with a unique concept in mind – provide our clients and our candidates with the respect that they deserve. We offer guarantees on every placement that we make, to ensure satisfaction both for our candidates and our clients, and Walter is a great example of how that benefits everyone!

 

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