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Career Shmeer 7/2/10 – Links of the Week Worth Your Time

by Marc Luber

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Welcome to the 2nd half of 2010 and the 3rd installment of the Career Shmeer! The Shmeer provides great career-themed links from the past week.

Have a great holiday weekend! If you spend time enjoying nature, keep in mind what I was taught during my childhood summers in Bemidji, Minnesota: Take only pictures; leave only footprints. Enjoy the Shmeer….

Career Advice

30 Lessons From An Accidental Entrepreneur – Heather Whaling/prTini
Do Anything You Want By Figuring Out What You Need – Matt Cheuvront/Life Without Pants
The Adult Guide To Finding What You Want To Be When You Grow Up – Melissa/Peace & Projects
How To Break Up With Your Day Job – Melissa/Peace & Projects
How To Set Business Goals – Inc.

Career News

Social Networking Ever More Critical To Job Search Success – CIO
Why Corporations Should Be More Responsible – GOOD
Top 10 Cities For Green Jobs – Mother Nature Network
What Are Alternatives To Traditional College? – GOOD
Why So Few Young People Start Businesses – Business Week
6 Traits Of A Successful Small Business Owner – Inc.

The Life of Specific Careers

Actor: 10 Lessons Learned In Pursuit of a Hollywood Acting Career – Common/LA Times Magazine
Entrepreneur: Tips from Jason Mraz (who knew he had an avacado business!) – MSNBC
Entrepreneur: The Fruit Guys – Inc.
Entrepreneur: My friend Clark Benson of Ranker explains the viral growth of eCrush – Andrew Warner/Mixergy

Generation Y

This week we featured 2 interviews with national Gen Y columnist Sharalyn Hartwell about Gen Y in the workplace:
Generation Y: What Motivates Gen Y In The Workplace
Generation Y: What Does It Take To Get Job Satisfaction?
Why Is Generation Y Not Into Twitter – Gini Dietrich/Fight Against Destructive Spin

Fun Stuff For Your Shmeer

30 Years of Apple In 2 Minutes – TUAW
Career News I’m Personally Excited About – Yahoo! Sports
“A Great Eater”: Kobayashi Retires – Time

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Did you read any career-themed pieces this week that really stood out? Share them below in the Comments! Again, happy 4th.

Creative Commons License photo credit: stu_spivack