Monday Must-Reads: Get What You Want

Why Networking is a Waste of Time for Some Grads.  Yep, it’s true.  Some recent grads are wasting their time.

Interview with Kerry Hannon, nationally acclaimed personal finance contributing editor and retirement correspondent for U.S. News & World Report and author of WHAT’S NEXT? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job (comes out April 28).  Kerry talks about how you can find your dream job, shares tips for those who are searching and highlights the fact that most people find their passion during times of crisis and loss.

Do You Feel the Change? What’s the lifestyle of your dreams?  As the idea of job security is quickly becoming a myth, many people are joining the ranks of the independent entrepreneur.  Is this your dream?  What are you waiting for? What’s your plan?

The Death of the Verb, Rise of the Noun. Want a job? Why using words like, “manager, team player, marketing professional with 10 years experience” might be more effective than using words like, “managed, resolved and safeguarded.”

Three Awesome Ways To Do What You Love. Self explanatory.

Nicole Emerick

Nicole Emerick founded Ms. Career Girl in 2008 to help other ambitious young professional women thrive in a career they love. Ironically, growing MsCareerGirl helped Nicole transition her own career from commercial banker to digital marketer. Today Nicole leads the social media team at a large advertising agency in Chicago. Nicole also served as an adjunct professor at DePaul University where she helped develop the careers of PR, Advertising and Communications students. Tweet with Nicole @_NicoleEmerick.

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