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Why workers pick boring jobs over interesting ones - Buffalo News

Why workers pick boring jobs over interesting ones - Buffalo News | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Why workers pick boring jobs over interesting ones
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If you are looking for a way out, consider how you got there in the first place.
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How To Address An Incomplete Degree On Your Resume

How To Address An Incomplete Degree On Your Resume | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
There are typically two different situations that a job seeker with an incomplete degree can be in. Either you didn’t finish your degree and don’t plan to, or you’re currently completing it.
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All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go | Ann Friedman | The Baffler

All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go | Ann Friedman | The Baffler | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
RT @annfriedman: Why LinkedIn is an Escher staircase masquerading as a career ladder: http://t.co/8xi0y8FtDn
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When To Phone In Job Interviews - Associations Now

When To Phone In Job Interviews - Associations Now | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
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Could phone interviews, which eliminate visual distractions, be a more effective means of assessing job candidates early in the interview process?
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Don't Let Them Underestimate You

Don't Let Them Underestimate You | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
We all hope our resume and experiences will speak for themselves. But a friend of mine — a 40 year-old former special agent and combat veteran — recently emailed me about a persistent problem.
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The Perils of Being a Social Media Holdout

The Perils of Being a Social Media Holdout | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
There are conversations taking place about your company or brand 24 hours a day, seven days a week in social media. Are you a part of these conversations? Or are you hoping that if you don't hear them, they don't exist?
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Slingshot Your Career

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Carrie Householder, senior manager of Buying and Product Management at Amazon, explains how a less-than-perfect job can propel your career forward.
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Innovation Isn't an Idea Problem

Innovation Isn't an Idea Problem | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
When most organizations try to increase their innovation efforts, they always seem to start from the same assumption: "we need more ideas." They'll start talking about the need to "think outside the box" or "blue sky" thinking in order to find a...
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A to Z of Academic Social Media - Advertising at NPG

A to Z of Academic Social Media - Advertising at NPG | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Professor Andy Miah's A to Z list of Academic Social Media networks.
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Providing mentorship for young scientists: “a privilege and part of the job”

Providing mentorship for young scientists: “a privilege and part of the job” | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Hilary Lappin-Scott is Professor of Microbiology and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University. Her research focuses on how bacteria shape and alter our everyday lives.
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Getting a research career established with small babies

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Soapbox Science posts blogs about women in science. Often, women are uncomfortable with speaking out about the challenges and problems they face in their careers. Speaking out or asking questions a...
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How to write a cover letter : Methagora - Nature Blogs

How to write a cover letter : Methagora - Nature Blogs | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Part one of our 3-part series on the dos and don'ts of communicating with editors and reviewers. A good cover letter is a crucial part of the manuscript submission package to Nature Methods. It is not simply an archaic form of ...
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10 People Who Switched Careers After 50 (and Thrived!) | Mental ...

10 People Who Switched Careers After 50 (and Thrived!) | Mental ... | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
The economy has put a lot of workers over age 50 in the unenviable position of needing to find a new profession. Don't believe that old cliché about middle-aged dogs and new tricks, though; lots of wildly successful people ...
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Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
For the past year and change, the American conversation about women and leadership has revolved around challenges of work-life balance — which most of the time actually means "work-family balance." The women we're hearing from — Anne-Marie...
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Office Politics for the Pros

Office Politics for the Pros | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Karen Dillon, author of the HBR Guide to Office Politics, talks with Dorie Clark, author of Reinventing You.
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A written transcript will be available by September 9.
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On the Job: Flextime is a finicky issue for women, men - USA TODAY

On the Job: Flextime is a finicky issue for women, men - USA TODAY | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
On the Job: Flextime is a finicky issue for women, men USA TODAY Researchers at the Yale School of Management, the University of Texas-Austin and Harvard Business School say that managers are more likely to give flextime to men in high-status jobs...
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'I'm an academic, but I do other things'

'I'm an academic, but I do other things' | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Academia could be an easy environment in which to make flexible hours work, says Eleanor Highwood – why don't we? (Really nice to read a piece that rejects the absurd pressure on academics to work without rest until they drop.
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Gender Gap Remains Pervasive in Academia - Hyperallergic

Gender Gap Remains Pervasive in Academia - Hyperallergic | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it

Gender browser provides a “multiscale view of gender representation across multiple domains of scholarly publishing.”


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Academia's Pink-Collar Workforce - The Nation.

Academia's Pink-Collar Workforce - The Nation. | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
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'Lean In' to lawsuits: firms should avoid Sandberg's baby advice, say lawyers

'Lean In' to lawsuits: firms should avoid Sandberg's baby advice, say lawyers | Graduate Career Management | Scoop.it
Despite the good intentions of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to promote dialogue about pregnancy and work, lawyers are urging firms not to bring up the issue.
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