6 job-search mistakes to avoid when finding your first job

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Source: CareerBuilder HERE ARE SOME COMMON JOB-SEARCH MISTAKES THAT TRIP UP MANY NEW GRADS — AND TIPS FOR AVOIDING THEM. Launching your first job search is both exciting and bewildering. You’re eager to impress potential employers with your newly gotten experience and degree, but you’re afraid that you might botch it. Here are some common… read more

Reasons Successful People Change Jobs More Often

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by Liz Ryan Shutterstock A lot of working people and job-seekers worry about looking like “job hoppers.” They force themselves to stick it out at jobs they hate, because they’re afraid that employers might spurn them if they have too many short-term jobs on their resumes. Here’s the problem with that logic. The employers who… read more

I got nervous on my first day of a new job and made a huge mistake — here’s what I should have done instead

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by Aine Cain I had a bit of a shaky start at one of my recent summer internships. The internship itself ultimately turned out to be an all-around fantastic experience, but my nerves definitely messed up my first day on the job. I was a latecomer to this particular program. Most of the other interns… read more

How to hire your employer

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by Clayton Christensen My new book, Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice, debuted this past week, but it’s work that’s been nearly two decades in the making. For years my research has focused on understanding why good companies so often fail, a quest that led me to write The Innovator’s Dilemma years… read more