July 24, 2016

12 TED Talks That Will Make Your Job Search Easier

Do you know about TED Talks? TED is a non-profit organization devoted to spreading ideas through powerful talks that are available for free online. There’s something fascinating about watching or listening to the outstanding TED speakers as they share their ideas about our world. We can all learn something from these subject matter experts and their relevant TED Talks – especially job seekers.

Business woman giving presentation in front of microphone

TED Talks covers all sorts of useful topics for job seekers – interview techniques, career development, productivity, happiness, stress, future of jobs, body language, confidence, and so much more. Wherever you are in the job search you’ll be able to benefit from TED Talks.

Here is a selection of fantastic TED Talks that every job seeker needs to experience:

  1. Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career – Larry Smith
  2. Are Droids Taking Our Jobs? – Andrew McAfee
  3. What Will Future Jobs Look Like? – Andrew McAfee
  4. The Career Advice You Probably Didn’t Get – Susan Colantuono
  5. How To Make Stress Your Friend – Kelly McGonigal
  6. Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work – Jason Fried
  7. How To Speak So That People Want To Listen – Julian Treasure
  8. How To Get Back to Work After A Career Break – Carol Fishman Cohen
  9. The Way We Think About Work Is Broken – Barry Schwartz
  10. Why Some Of Us Don’t Have One True Calling – Emilie Wapnick
  11. Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are – Amy Cuddy
  12. The Surprising Science Of Happiness – Dan Gilbert

TED is short for “Technology, Entertainment, and Design.” Formed in 1984, TED now covers nearly any topic imaginable and is available in over 110 languages. Watch the latest TED Talks on YouTube or download the audio files and listen at your convenience or on your commute. Discover even more TED Talks at TED.com

8 Job Search Podcasts That Will Help You Find A Job

These informative speeches provide informative and useful messages that job seekers can tap into. Harness this information and apply it to your job search. It will make a difference in your job search and it will help you find your next job. If you prefer to read about your job search advice, stop by the JobMonkey Blog to find the latest and greatest job search advice for free.

And don’t just listen to TED Talks for job search advice. Use it to learn about political issues, feed your passion for science, discover history, or boost your productivity. TED Talks is a powerful and inspiring medium that can fill your brain with fascinating knowledge and help to make you the most interesting person in the room. Enjoy!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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