Monday Must-Reads: Lion or Lamb?

Happy March!  How will you use the next month to get what you want?  Are you still pursuing your New Years Resolutions or have you fallen off the wagon? Today’s a chance to sit down, make plans, and put yourself on a better path of finding out who you are, what you want and how to get it.

What’s a common problem for twentysomethings?  Many don’t know what they want to do.  Many are working in the wrong field.  Part of this has to do with pleasing our parents, using our expensive degrees or being afraid of change.  Read how experts on respond to the question, Almost 30 & Still No Passionate Career Path.

There aren’t 7 deadly sins when it comes to changing habits.  There is only one.  It’s pretty darn simple: The One Deadly Sin of Changing Habits.

On why the corporate ladder is obsolete for Gen Y.  The best way to “move up” and how we are changing the game.  Treat Your Career Like a Labyrinth Not a Ladder.

If you’ve never checked out Josh Hanagarne’s blog, The World’s Strongest Librarian, I think you should.  Hoping to accomplish more this month?  If so, then stop making excuses and read The Things We Already Know.

One of the most accurate entry-level career articles I’ve ever read.  If you are applying to jobs, regardless of what you majored in, read this article first.  Top Job-Search Mistakes for Finance Grads

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.