The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read (Week 3)

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Week 3 of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs. Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week.

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read (Week 2)

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Here is week two of a new column I am writing for AOL Jobs. Five more awesome pieces of career advice I read this week.

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

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Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week. Here’s something new I will be writing weekly for AOL Jobs. Check it out here

What’s New In What Color Is Your Parachute?

What Color is Your Parachute 2014
Still Looking Good After 44 Years

Is the definitive book on job search still relevant in 2014? I wrote about Richard N. Bolles’ iconic book on job search and career change for AOL Jobs

Six Killer Newsletters To Power Your Job Search

For decades the go-to job search guide was Richard N. Bolles’ What Color is Your Parachute. Every job seeker and recent college grad had a copy. It’s packed full of information on networking, discovering what you’re good at, what you love to do and how to find your dream job. First published in 1970 and updated annually since 1975, Bolles’ book was often the only job search reference guide necessary.

Then, the internet happened.

Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs about awesome newsletters that deliver smart career advice  to your inbox daily.

Navigating the Waters of Freelance and Contract Work

Maybe you’ve got your heart set on a full time staff job. Maybe you want to pick up right where you left off with an office, year-end bonus, health care and retirement benefits. Fingers crossed, you wind up with everything on your wish list. But how will you pay the bills and keep your skills active and growing in the meantime?

Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs about how to make a living while searching for your dream job

‘My Daddy Got Fired’ – Talking To Kids About Job Loss

“My daddy got fired.”

I flinched a little when I heard those words blurted out by my then-five year old daughter to a random barista at a coffee shop. Ouch!

Here’s something I wrote about talking to your kids about unemployment for AOL Jobs.

Fighting the Unemployment Blues

Keep moving and follow these steps on your jobseeking journey. Here’s something I wrote for AOL jobs.

Apps To Supercharge Your Job Search

Conduct an expert job search from your smartphone. Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs about making your job search mobile first.

How To Crush That Networking Event

You say you hate to network? So did I. Not anymore. Here’s something I wrote for AOL Jobs about maximizing the networking experience.