Here is another look at some of the relevant content I’ve seen pass through my Twitter friends in the past week. Thanks as always for reading. Hope you find some gems in here that are useful to you, and make it a great week!
[Quote of the week]
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
—Henry David Thoreau
[In the workplace]
Employers Place Stranglehold on Social Media
Half of surveyed companies forbid social media use at work. Given the continuing blended lines between work life and personal life, I found this surprising. From TheInquisitr.com
Sex at Work: An MBA Guide
Young female employees, older hiring managers. From BusinessWeek.
Your Anxiety (and Estrogen) May be Ruining Your Career
From TheGrindstone.com indicating that women’s brains handle anxiety differently and can affect performance in school and work.
Is Success Due to Hard Work and Determination — Or Is There a Lot of Luck Involved?
“Psychologists have shown that in situations where both skill and luck play a role, people have a tendency to overestimate the importance of their skills.” Interesting read. From TimeBusiness.com
First Job: Multi-tasking? The Illusion of Productivity
Starting out you may be inclined to leverage your personal culture of multi-tasking. But it’s not always as productive as you may thing. This week’s blog.
[For recent grads and young professionals]
Gen Y : Building Relationships to Build Your Career
A personal mantra, especially for new careerists. From Cachinko blog.
Why Women are Burning Out at the Office Before Age 30
From Huffington Post, on the impact of chronic emotional and work-related stress on young women. Not a good trend!
Skills Every Recent College Grad Should Have
A nice rundown with a holistic look at skills, intention and purpose for new careerists. From AccountingWeb.com.
[The job search]
8 Snap Judgments Hiring Managers Make
From BusinessInsider.com. As a hiring manager I discounted any applicant who told me they wanted to “get their foot in the door” because it sounds like a very short-term proposition for me as a manager.
Thanks for reading. To get blogs delivered to your inbox or reader, go HERE, and you won’t miss a thing!