This Week’s Reads

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.”
-Fran Lebowitz-

5 Signs It’s Time for a Career Change – The Grindstone

When Choosing a Job, Culture Matters – Harvard Business Review

How to Use Friends of Friends in Your Job Hunt – Corporette

How to Boost Morale When Things Are Grim – Eat Your Career

The Top 10 Ways to Scare an Employer with Your Resume – The Grindstone

Why Microsoft hires war vets (VIDEO) – Fortune

20 Bad Habits Holding Good People Back – Marc and Angel Hack Life


This Week’s Reads (including @Magoosh #GRE!)

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“Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves — to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.”

– Stewart B. Johnson –

A cost of war: Soaring disability benefits for veterans – CNN Money

Want a promotion? Make friends at work – Fortune

Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love – Harvard Business Review

Do My Savings Have to Last Until I’m 100? – Money

11 Things Hiring Managers Won’t Tell You – LearnVest

8 E-mail Etiquette Rules You Must Follow as a Job Seeker – Grindstone

This Week’s Reads

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
– Groucho Marx

5 Tips to Keep in Mind When You Quit Your Job – The Grindstone

Spice Up Your Job, Pick Up a Book! – Ms. Career Girl

5 Ways to Calm Your Nerves Before a Job Interview – The Grindstone

Eight Surprisingly Lucrative Jobs – DivineCaroline

You’re Not Stuck. Unless You Are – Life Without Pants

6 Habits of Smart Job Hunters You Should Adopt – The Grindstone

Should you ever take a job you hate? – Ms. Career Girl

6 Things Recruiters Pay Attention to When They Look at Your Resume for 6 Seconds – The Grindstone

This Week’s Reads

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” 


Need to Break Your Lease?  How to Do It – LearnVest

6 Tips to Handle a Boss Who Hates You – The Grindstone

7 Money Moves to Make When You Get a New Job – Wise Bread

Negotiate for Lower Rent and Live Large on a Small Budget – Careful Cents

Spring Clean Your Resume (in less than 2 hours) – The Daily Muse

10 Outdated Job-Search Techniques to Avoid – Wise Bread

The Top 8 Reasons You Stay in a Career You Hate – HuffPost Women

This Week’s Reads

“Knowledge is the fundamental factor — the major enabler — of enterprise performance.”

Karl M. Wiig

Farm helps heal vets – CNN Money

Veterans looking for more than just government jobs – TIME

Job challenges loom for war vets – CNN Money

How LinkedIn Company Pages Can Help Your Career Search – Lindsey Pollak

Unemployment claims fall to lowest level in 4 years – USA Today

The GI Bill is back, helping thousands of veterans – CNN Money

This Week’s Reads

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” -Alvin Toffler-

Military families face financial hurdles – CNNMoney

8 Ideas to Recharge Your Career This Spring – SavvySugar

What We Have Here is a Failure of Mentorship – Everyday Bright

The Ins and Outs of Saving for College – LearnVest

3 Ways to Be a Better Brainstormer – SavvySugar

Pursuing a Job? Here’s the Right Way to Do It – LearnVest

25 Ways to Get Motivated Today – Wise Bread

Dear MBA Applicant – Ms. Career Girl

Google Recruiter: Ask This Question at the Start of the Interview – SavvySugar