Career Lessons from 80s Pop Music

Author: Rachel Weingarten Source: The Ladders When you think of ’80s music, your mind probably veers between poofed up hair bands and outrageously made-up, spandex-clad UK crooners — but there was so much more going on beneath the surface. Dig a little deeper into the 1980s Top 10 lists and you’ll find politically tinged protest …

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The Best Way to Use Recruiters in Your Job Search

Author: Erin Bylander Source: Washington Post Working with recruiters — the hired guns who help companies fill open jobs — isn’t just for aspiring execs at Fortune 500 companies. Chances are you’ll be approached by one someday (or want to put yourself on their radar), and navigating the tricky world of recruiting can pay off. …

The Single Best Piece of Career Advice that Nobody Teaches You

Author: John Gorman Source: The Mission Daily I sat down with a fresh-faced MBA candidate intern this afternoon, at my office job deep in the heart of corporate America. It’s not uncommon for the leaders — or, middle managers, at least — of tomorrow to request 30 minutes of face time with “senior” “professionals” to “pick their brain,” and …

3 Reasons That Job Wasn’t a Waste of Time, Even if Your Current One’s Completely Different

Author: Abby Wolfe Source: The Muse For the past five years, I’ve worked in some sort of health-related job. From healthcare IT, to employee wellness, to college health. But now, I’m a full-time freelancer, focusing on writing, editing, and career coaching. It’d be easy to think that the past five years were a waste. Instead …

5 Ways to Deal with Stress and Anxiety at a New Job

Author: Riya Sand Source: TopResume A new job is exciting … and potentially stressful. Stress is a debilitating threat for millions of people across the globe. While physicians, colleagues, and family alike may coax you to limit the stressors in your life, such advice may seem like a meaningless platitude when faced with the reality …