Finding the right job opportunity is hard enough but it’s only half the battle. When you finally get that chance how do you make sure you don’t lose it? The below blogs offer more advice than any young job seeker would ever need. They will inspire you, lead you and help you grow in life and in your career. If you’re searching for a job or simply looking to grow where you are take some time to follow and read these great sites.
Amanda Abella runs Grad Meets World where she will break down the best of the personal development world – from landing that dream job to getting out of debt – into simple, actionable steps that nourish mind, body and soul.
Jenny Blake is an author, career and micro-business coach, and traveling yoga teacher. She provides thought-leadership for entrepreneurs, Generation Y and beyond through her uplifting blog Life After College. Her passion is in helping people ditch the rigidity of yesterday’s career ladder, instead treating their careers (and lives) as dynamic as the constantly customizable apps on a smart phone.
Rich DeMatteo, AKA Corn on the Job, is a globally recognized Career Expert, Gen Y Career Coach, and Social Media Marketer. The blog presents an opportunity for him to get that opinion out his readers. His adventures in both agency and corporate recruiting has handed over a wealth of knowledge, experience, joy, and opinion.
Nicole (Crimaldi) Emerick started Ms. Career Girl in November 2008 as a “passion project” to build community among ambitious young professional women. She has gone from Big Bank to Startup Bliss to Self-Employed. Wherever you are in your career or wherever you want to go, she will likely have some insight!
Penelope Trunk is the co-founder of Brazen Careerist, a career management tool for next-generation professionals. This blog is where she documents the twists and turns she has experienced in her own career path.
The Daily Muse is a rapidly growing community of women (and dudes!) who believe that kicking ass and taking names is all part of the job. As they say “We’re serious about your career. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, work for a Fortune 500 company, or dream about changing the world, we believe in being passionate about doing great things, at work and in life.”
Careerealism was founded in 2009 on the belief “every job is temporary” with the purpose of helping people solve their career and job search problems. Their goal is to ensure Careerealism readers leave feeling more informed and better prepared to handle their professional challenges than when they arrived.
Peter Clemens created The Change Blog in 2007 not because he had all the answers, but to share his story in the hope that it would help others. The short version is that he knows what it is like to be unhappy and drifting through life without purpose. Since 2007 The Change Blog has published more than 500 posts on topics related to personal change.
JobMob is about bringing together job seekers and jobfinders to find jobs in Israel and all over the world. Their motto is “all together now.” The blog is filled with straight-talking advice based on real world experience and lots of humor thrown in.
Everyday they will introduce you to an awesome new company or non-profit. You’ll find out what they do, who they are, why they’re interesting, and what kind of entry level jobs and internships they offer.
They haven’t skipped a day since November 12, 2007, which means that they have built a database of more than 1,700 amazing employers that are hiring young talent.
Work Coach Cafe is dedicated to the world of work – something that has driven founder Ronnie Ann crazy more times than she cares to admit…and yet also never failed to fascinate. Work Coach Cafe is a safe place to share job search stories, find support, and see what others have on their minds
Career Rocketeer is one of the industry’s leading career search and personal branding blogs, welcoming ambitious career entrepreneurs of all ages and professions who are driven to “launch” their careers to greater heights.
For over three years founder Karl Staib has uncovered secrets to doing work we love. So why are some types of work enjoyable while other types of work are torturous? In this blog he breaks down the motivation behind doing great work and together we create work hacks that help you become happier, more productive and successful.
ResumeBear, Inc. was founded by a diverse group of individuals with backgrounds spanning education, human resources, technology, administration and business development.
It is this variety and wealth of expertise that enables us to determine the needs of today’s job seekers, employers, students, and colleges, and to offer a 21st century technological solution to the traditional job search process of years past.
Jessica is a professional blogger and has managed Blogging4Jobs since 2007. Recently, Blogging4Jobs was named a top career site for job seekers by Forbes Magazine. HR Examiner Jessica as the second most influential recruiter on the Internet and the seventh most powerful woman on Twitter.
The Undercover Recruiter is the #1 recruitment and career blog in the UK & Europe. They aim to please recruiters, HR folks, jobseekers and anyone in the career industry.
The blog was set up by Jorgen Sundberg when he was a sales director for a global IT recruitment firm. Nowadays he is a Social Media consultant at Link Humans in London, UK.
Eve Tahmincioglu has been writing about business for nearly two decades and her stories have appeared in a host of publications including the New York Times, Time, Salon.com, and BusinessWeek. Her specialties include workplace issues, the small business and entrepreneurial world, social networking, retail, autos, women’s issues and leadership, including interviews with some of the biggest names in Corporate America. She was named one of the top ten career tweeters on Twitter by CareerBuilder and CNN; and CareerBuilder named CareerDiva.net one of the 9 Job Blogs You Should Be Reading.
Come Recommended was founded in 2008 by Heather R. Huhman, a widely-recognized thought leader and expert in the careers space with a decade of experience as a hiring manager and public relations specialist. You will find advice on things like job search, looking credible and writing resumes. Perfect for the young job seeker.
Lindsey Pollak is a bestselling author, corporate consultant, keynote speaker and recognized expert on next generation career and workplace trends. She is a Global Spokesperson for LinkedIn and the author of Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World.
Jobacle.com is a career advice blog that is designed to help you make work better. We go against conventional wisdom when we have to, striving to offer unique and interesting content – the kind of stuff that appeals to the everyday office worker.
What career blogs do you read?
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