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In today’s day and age, it is rare that you come across a student of any level that says they are not stressed, concerned or anxious about one thing or another. To some degree, stress can be a good thing, even a motivator. However, I’ve found that I need to recognize when those opportunities arise that will allow me to be successful in taking advantage of my stress. I have read many a book and listened to many a podcast about this topic so I feel confident in that I know what I’m talking about. That being said, I’m not an expert. I hope you come away with a useful trick or two and feel more reassured by your stress level.
Hello, my friends! I’m excited to be sharing a great e-book and resource with you from one of my blogger buds, Ruby of Positively Brave. She is a career coach for twenty-somethings and created a this really phenomenal, concise e-book on creating great resumes. Since y’all know I’m all about professional development, I thought I’d share my thoughts on this resource, as well as share with you how you can get your mitts on your own copy.
Lately I’ve been stumbling upon killer articles on TWITTER and PINTEREST that touch upon various aspects of professional development. I thought that I would share with you my favorite articles. enjoy!
> Whether you’re a fellow blogger or have the luxury of working from home, going to work in your pajamas can pose its challenges. I loved this article from Budget Blonde which discusses how to be efficient when working from home.
> Even though the job search has become largely digital, resumes still play a crucial role in landing an interview. This article from U.S. News Money describes the five mistakes you don’t want to find on your resume.
> The quintessential phrase “fake it ’til you make it” is now getting an upgrade. The beloved phrase is now taking form as “fake it ’til you become it,” which I have to say, I like a lot more. This article from Levo.com describes ways you can adapt habits that successful people have – even if you don’t feel all that successful yet.
> Just like a resume, a killer cover letter could pose as the make-it-or-break-it factor in getting an interview for your dream job. Levo.com shares a universal format for writing a cover letter that can land you a job.
What is the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?