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We have aggregated pertinent insights for your consideration below to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Change.

Here are recent links of interest:

“How to Get Noticed By Leadership (Without Sucking Up)” – Glassdoor
If you’re truly interested in working your way up in your career, one of the best things that you can do is get in management’s good graces. But as with anything, there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. Continue Reading

“Declining LinkedIn recruiters’ InMail blocks them from DM’ing you forever” – TNW
As counter-intuitive as it may sound, it turns out that anytime you turn down an InMail request from a recruiter on the popular networking portal, that same recruiter will never be able to contact you again in the future. Continue Reading

“An Insider’s Guide to Bridging the Biotech Gender Gap” – Xconomy
I’m going to say something about the life science industry that might come as a surprise, based on the very real numbers presented: It’s one of the best sectors around for women to land top executive roles. Continue Reading

“Ask a Resume Writer: Why Are Employers Calling Me Overqualified?” – Glassdoor
Your resume can either be the most important weapon you have against the dreaded O-word, or the Achilles Heel that defeats you. But before I give you some practical tips to control this perception, you must ask yourself… Continue Reading

“4 critical accomplishments needed in your new position” – Cube Rules
There are four critical accomplishments you need to have when you start a new position. None of them relate to your job skills and have little to do with your interview. Continue Reading

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We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Change.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Why Employee Development Is Important, Neglected And Can Cost You Talent” – Forbes
It’s hard to think of an important aspect of management more neglected than development planning – helping your employees shape the future direction of their careers. Yet for a variety of reasons, this valuable activity is often ignored or handled as a bureaucratic exercise or an afterthought… Continue Reading

“Your Blueprint for Career Advancement Needs Updating” – WSJ
Many people go to work contentedly enough day after day. Thoughts of change come only after a bomb drops in the form of a bad review or layoff, or boredom or frustration saps all the fun from your job. Don’t let this happen. We should all have a career fitness plan. Making a fitness plan should be… Continue Reading

“What Modern Workflow Means For Millennial Career Development” – Forbes
The word “workflow” is one of those pieces of corporate jargon that means different things to different people. For my part, I view workflow as the day-to-day responsibilities of any given employee. And in these modern times, daily workflows are looking much different than they did… Continue Reading

“Equipping people to aty ahead of technological change” – Economist
WHEN education fails to keep pace with technology, the result is inequality. Without the skills to stay useful as innovations arrive, workers suffer—and if enough of them fall behind, society starts to fall apart. That fundamental insight seized reformers in the Industrial Revolution, heralding state-funded universal schooling… Continue Reading


“Simple Resume Guide”
– Work It Daily

The goal of your resume is to get you an interview for the job. Our friends at the Ladders, the largest professional career resource, have shared their simple resume guide to improve your interview success rate… Continue Reading

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We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Change.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Gwyneth Paltrow, Priyanka Chopra, and Gwen Stefani’s Career Advice Applies to Any Field” – InStyle
Gwyneth Paltrow, Priyanka Chopra, and Gwen Stefani have made wildly successful careers for themselves in Hollywood, but the advice they have to share is so universal, you’ll want to take it to heart no matter your field. The stars were just a few of the business and entertainment icons who shared… Continue Reading

“How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career and Save Your Life” – Inc.
There is a time in the life of every predicament where it is ripe for resolution. Emotions provide the cue to act when a problem is big enough to see, yet still small enough to solve. By understanding your emotions, you can move adeptly through your current challenges and prevent future ones… Continue Reading

“How Doing Sales In a Trailer Park Empowered My Life and Career” – Inc.
My first job in sales was as a bilingual sales rep for a satellite tv retailer. Being fluent in Spanish, they needed me desperately. They were getting calls from Spanish-speaking customers in the area that wanted to sign up for the Spanish speaking tv packages they were offering, but they didn’t have… Continue Reading

“Here are the secrets to a successful midlife career chance” – MarketWatch
Steven Clark isn’t usually impulsive, so it wasn’t easy for him to wake up one morning and decide it would be his last day as a software engineer after 20 years. But the stress had been mounting for years as Clark, like many successful midcareer professionals, had ended up on a management track… Continue Reading


“Don’t Quit Social Media. Put It to Work for Your Career Instead.”
– New York Times

As director of digital communications and social media at the career site Monster, I read Cal Newport’s recent Preoccupations column, “Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It,” with great interest. Mr. Newport argues that social media is harmful for careers because it is too much of a distraction… Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


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We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Change.

Here are recent links of interest:

“What nobody tells you about becoming the boss” – BBC
Long before Roman Stanek became founder and CEO of GoodData, the cloud-based software and data-analytics firm based in San Francisco, he was just a respected engineer. After a few promotions at software companies, that engineer found himself in 1997 as CEO of the software company NetBeans. A far cry from engineering… Continue Reading

“4 strategies for surviving career transitions everyone faces” – Mashable
When I was just starting out as a broadcast news reporter, a grizzled, veteran investigative reporter told me, “Congratulations on getting hired, kid, but don’t get cocky; because you’re not anybody in the news business until you’re fired — twice.” Whether or not I ever became somebody in the… Continue Reading

“No job interviews? Here’s what you may be doing wrong” – the guardian
Even when vacancies are booming, there are three types of jobseeker who will always have a harder time getting work. Are you one? Don’t fear – there is plenty you can do with your CV to ensure you get an interview… Continue Reading

“This Singular Personality Trait Can Predict Career Failure” – Inc.
Your ability to perform well as your job gets more complex depends upon whether you can keep calm in a variety of situations.These are sample statements from the scale that most consistently predicts poor job performance: neuroticism. Neuroticism is the tendency to respond to threats, frustration and loss with negative emotions… Continue Reading

“Why Your Career Path Depends On Analytics” – Forbes
In his recent book, “The Industries of the Future”, Alec Ross talks about data being the raw material of the information age in much the same way iron was the raw material of the industrial age. As a result, he says, those who control data access, who understand it and who can interpret it would rule the world in the near future… Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


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We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Change.

Here are recent links of interest:

“What I Learned About My Career From Writing 205 Mini-Blog Posts” – Open for Business
In my last post, How To Crowdsource Your Next Career Move, I shared my own experience of learning from the posts I write – specifically, learning what my readers find interesting and what puts them to sleep. I’ve been crowdsourcing my career through this process since I first started blogging in 2006. It’s how I came to focus on leadership… Continue Reading

“5 Changes That Will Take Your Career to the Next Level” – Business News Daily
Achieving your career goals isn’t always easy. It requires a willingness to work hard, step outside of your comfort zone and sometimes face some pretty challenging obstacles. But for every employee who feels stuck in his or her job, another one has made it to where he or she wants to be… Continue Reading

“New VR Courses Feed Hungry Job Market” – Dice Blog Network
Even if you’ve barely paid attention, you likely know virtual reality (VR) is an emerging technology that doesn’t seem stoppable. As Oculus, HTC and others ready hardware for our new virtual world, the education and job space is likewise exploding… Continue Reading

“How To Grow Your Leadership Skills” – Work It Daily
They say that some people are born leaders, but the truth is that anyone can hone their leadership skills even if they weren’t “born” leaders. Some people are born with better abilities in certain areas that lend themselves to being a great leader, but that doesn’t mean that these skills are impossible to learn or improve. Being confidant, brave… Continue Reading

“4 New Resume Trends That Will Change Your Job Search Forever” – Glassdoor
The resume strategy you used 10 years ago is not the same strategy used today. In fact, the resume you wrote even just a year or two ago likely needs to be tuned-up beyond just adding in a new role and/or additional achievements and responsibilities. This is especially important for those re-entering the workforce or considering a career change… Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


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We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Change.

Here are recent links of interest:

“How to Write a Great Resume for Career Change” – Blue Sky Resumes
Writing a resume for career change can be a daunting prospect. How do you present your past and current experience in such a way that it appeals to hiring managers in a totally different field? Would-be career changers often get discouraged and give up at this point, while others make futile applications using their old resume and never hear back… Continue Reading

“Introduction to Personal Search Engine Optimization (SEO)” – MarketWatch
Search Engine Optimization or SEO is the process of creating or enhancing online content in order to affect the visibility of a website or webpage in a search engine’s organic results for a particular keyword. In the case of personal SEO, that means your name… Continue Reading

“Ballet to Business: 4 Tips for Successful Career Transitions” – Medium.com
Whether it’s ballet or business — or in my case, both — many of us reach a point in our careers, where we realize that what once made us happy has changed and often with it our definition of success. While this type of evolution is accepted in other areas of our life, namely relationships and wellness, the idea of changing careers is anxiety inducing because we all too often identify ourselves by what we do, not who we are… Continue Reading

“How To Keep A Casual Eye On The Job Market” – CAREEREALISM
There are many job seekers in today’s market who are somewhat satisfied with their current role, but who would certainly entertain a discussion should that perfect role appear on the horizon. While it is true that some amazing jobs literally fall into people’s laps, this is the exception to the rule. For your best shot at finding out about an opportunity that is too good to pass up, these six steps can help… Continue Reading

“How to plan to get your dream job” – Cube Rules
Do you feel like you’re stuck in a career with no direction or chance of growth? Are you ready to leave behind that dingy cubicle for a new job, but don’t know where to start? Planning an effective job search can be a meticulous and time consuming task, especially if you’re still working full time. Here are five tips to develop a solid plan… Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform! Please click on any of the following MindEdge online career development courses for more information:

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Smaiyra Million, a partner at Highland Consumer Partners, says it’s normal to be nervous about networking – but the process can be a lot easier if you focus on doing things that you genuinely enjoy.

This is a guest post from the MindEdge Report. For more professional development videos, visit www.mindedgereport.com.

MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform! Please click on any of the following MindEdge online career development courses for more information:

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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Career Transition news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Transitions.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Making a Major Career Change: What I Wish I Knew Before” – The Muse
Recently, I sold my business. Goodbye Target Parking! And now, I’m starting again as a techie. It’s not the first time I’ve made such a career leap. I’ve had a portfolio of business interests, floated a company on the stock exchange, and built a number of companies. I’ve been a waitress, a banker… Continue Reading

“Here are the secrets to a successful midlife career change” – MarketWatch
Steven Clark isn’t usually impulsive, so it wasn’t easy for him to wake up one morning and decide it would be his last day as a software engineer after 20 years. But the stress had been mounting for years as Clark, like many successful midcareer professionals, had ended up on a management track, dealing with office politics he didn’t care for. So he quit… Continue Reading

“Navigating the Emotional Side of a Career Transition” – HBR
Let me begin this post with a personal confession: Although I’ve talked with many managers about career transitions over the years, I’ve never had a career transition myself until now. For the past 37 years I’ve worked as a management consultant at the same firm I started in straight out of graduate school. I went from junior associate to partner to managing partner… Continue Reading

“3 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Promotion” – Chameleon Resumes
Promotions at an executive level present a couple of unique problems. First, the jobs are few and far between. This isn’t because of a bad economy, it’s just that the higher level the job the less positions for said job. Second, the competition is fierce. That’s why it’s important to do what you can to… Continue Reading

“Extreme Makeover: Job Application Edition” – TalentEgg
You tailor the contents of your cover letter and resume to each job you apply for, but have you ever stopped to consider what kind of first impression your application makes? Recruiters receive stacks of applications, and a few stylistic adjustments can make your resume stand out… Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform! Please click on any of the following MindEdge online career development courses for more information:

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2016 MindEdge, Inc.

WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Career Transition news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Transitions.

Here are recent links of interest:

“When Responding to Negative Feedback” – WSJ
No one likes getting criticism. But it can be a chance to show off a rare skill: taking negative feedback well. It is a skill that requires practice, humility and a sizable dose of self-awareness. But the ability to learn from criticism fuels creativity at work, studies show… Continue Reading

“10 Body Language TricksTo Power Up Your Career in 2016” – Forbes
Body language can be your greatest career asset. Here are ten simple and powerful tips to help you have a super successful 2016: 1) To make a great first impression, begin before you enter the room. In business interactions, first impressions are crucial. Once someone mentally labels you as “likeable” or “untrustworthy, ”powerful” or “ineffectual,” everything else you do will be viewed through that filter. If someone likes you, she’ll look for the best… Continue Reading

“Sheryl Sandberg’s Advice to Her Younger Self” – Inc.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg may seem like she’s always had it all figured out, but that doesn’t mean she wouldn’t have some words of wisdom to share with her younger self given the opportunity. Sandberg shared those words Tuesday during a Quora Q&A in which she also opened up about her personal life and an early speed bump in her partnership with Mark Zuckerberg… Continue Reading

“Where Millennials Go For Career Advice” – Inc.
I’ve watched, (and been a part of), the conversation around Millennials in the workplace for the last six months. It’s a hot topic – and for good reason. Companies are struggling to understand and embrace the youngest members of our workforce. At the same time, recent Millennial grads have a 26% rate of unemployment, and that number gets bigger if you factor in… Continue Reading

“4 Ways To Make Sure Your Resume Doesn’t Get Trashed Immediately” – Careerealism
Recruiters and hiring managers are skimmers. They look for keywords in your resume that resonate with them and the position they are hiring for. If they see something they don’t like, your resume will be thrown out without thinking twice. Here are some expert tips to make sure that doesn’t happen… Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform! Please click on any of the following MindEdge online career development courses for more information:

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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Career Transition news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Career Transitions.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Here is The Antidote to Fear and Time Challenges For Career Transitions” – Classy Career Girl
There’s no doubt about it. Finding time for yourself, your career goals and your job search is SO hard! We have families to take care of, bosses to answer to and not to mention your commute… Continue Reading

“Stuck, Bored, and Unfulfilled at Work” – Psychology Today
I just received an email with the plaintive title of “Stuck. Bored. Unfulfilled.” The sender was seeking any advice I might have to get out of this rut. This person is not alone; a lack of meaning at work is a common refrain among today’s workers. And what is particularly sad to me are the numbers… Continue Reading

“Embracing the 1-3-5 Rule” – Dice Blog Network
As any tech pro knows, it’s easy to be busy, but difficult to be productive. Meetings, phone calls, and reactive tasks can fill up a schedule, leaving you at the end of the day with essential tasks unaccomplished… Continue Reading

“25 Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance” – Glassdoor Blog
Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be tough in today’s work environment, but some jobs allow for more flexibility than others. In fact, work-life balance has decreased in recent years, as employees have reported an average work-life balance… Continue Reading

“Why Job Seekers Need Business Cards” – JobMob
For most people, a business card is a tool your employer gives you to help connect with partners and clients. But what if you currently have no employer, or just want to connect…. Continue Reading

If you spot Career Transitions news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform! Please click on any of the following MindEdge online career development courses for more information:

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