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Career Articles of the Week – Career Shmeer 6/25/10

by Marc Luber

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This is the second Career Shmeer! In case you’re just joining the conversation, we defined and kicked off the Career Shmeer series 2 weeks ago. Here are some great career-related links from the past week or so that, in the aggregate, make our second Career Shmeer! Enjoy.

Career Advice

Find the Silver Lining – Ryan Stephens
How To Build Your Elevator Pitch – Harvard Business School
How To Break Out Of Your Comfort Zone – Uncornered Market
Tips For Hiring Great Employees – Inc.
The 12 Dysfunctions of an Entrepreneur – Jonathan Fields/Awake At the Wheel
5 Team-Building Lessons From the NBA Playoffs – Inc.
5 Reasons Why Trying To Be Successful Will Keep You Poor – Copyblogger
What To Consider Before Opening That New Office – Inc.
Getting Hired Goes Beyond A Piece of Paper – Matt Cheuvront/Life Without Pants
How To Turn Inspiration Into Skill – Signal vs. Noise (37signals)
[37signals’ advice is similar to what drummer Charlie Walker of Chamberlain shared with us this week.]

Career News

3 Myths About Gen Y In the Workplace – Sharalyn Hartwell/Examiner
The Growth of Mobile Businesses – Duct Tape Marketing
How Small Businesses Are Helping With the Oil Spill – Inc.

The Life of Specific Careers

Hospice Workers – Parade
Restaurant Recruiter – LA Times

Fun Stuff For Your Shmeer

Arizona High School Student Journalist Schools His State Senator! – This kid is my hero for having the guts to confront a politician and verbally strip him naked, exposing the hypocritical BS that is all too common from our politicians. All journalists should be taking lessons from this kid!
“Raise It High” by the reunited band Chamberlain – GREAT GREAT song! We interviewed drummer Charlie Walker this week who co-wrote this song. I believe the chorus of this song could be used for TV sports broadcasts as the fade ins and outs to and from commercials.

Quote of the Week

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” -John F. Kennedy (via Jenny Blake)

Related Posts You Might Like

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How American Idol Is Like The Ultimate Job Interview: Confidence Is Key

A Final Goodbye

Live A Life Well Lived – Today I’ll be attending the funeral for my cousin Eddie. RIP Eddie…

Creative Commons License photo credit: stu_spivack