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Summary Sunday: Get Ahead of the Curve

Sunday is when I share some of the favorite posts I’ve discovered and want to share with you here on my blog! These are educational/informational posts about careers, job search, using social media and reputation management!

Trends You Just Have To Embrace

12 Certainties That Will Transform Every Career and Create New Ones from Big Think

think big logoDaniel Burrus’ post is a must-read for everyone! These are three questions he asks you to answer:

“Do I do a repetitive task?”

“What knowledge and skills can I learn that will supplement my current strengths so that I can thrive in the years ahead?”

“What are the new areas of learning that will make me more relevant in a world of rapid change?”

The changes in work and jobs are happening much faster today and Burrus makes some really interesting points on why these 12 areas will eliminate most of our jobs (and create new ones we aren’t qualified for…yet!)

What do you think?

LinkedIn Is  Career Tool, Not Just For Job Search

Please learn how to use it! No excuses! (Remember what Burrus wrote above?)

21 Steps to The Perfect LinkedIn Profile from Top Dog Social Media

Top Dog Social Media logoIf you have ever wondered what a good LinkedIn profile should contain, this is your answer. Melonie Dodaro clearly shows what you should do to tweak your profile to make it better!

 

LinkedIn Has Done It Again – Another New Interface from Linked Into Business

Linked Into Business logoViveka VonRosen is a LinkedIn authority. Though she writes primarily for businesses, her information is absolutely relevant to job seekers who will be marketing themselves! Her site contains tons of great information to help you during search and beyond! Read her post and watch the video to learn about the changes to the home page of your LinkedIn account!

What’s Next?

If you like the information any of these folks have provided, then might I suggest you follow them on Twitter, like their Facebook page and better yet, subscribe to their site or add it to your reader. (If you want some suggestions on how and why to add blog feeds to your daily consumption diet, you can see this post on content curation.)

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