October 9, 2009

Worth a Read Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve spread the blogosphere career love! I came across a couple super posts this week that I wanted to share.

If you’ve read something recently that really motivated you in your job search, please feel free to share a link in the comments section.

:: 44 Place to Find a Freelance Writing Job @ Deb Ng’s Freelance Writing Jobs

I swear I was going to link to this awesome resource post before I noticed #32. Thanks for the shout out, Deb! Seriously, though, folks — if you are wanting to break into the world of freelance writing, this list is your Bible.

:: You Have More Experience Than You Think (a 3-part series) @ LindseyPollak.com

We’ve talked before here about how valuable “transferable job skills” are when you are looking to change careers — or break into your first job. You may not have a ton of obviously relevant experience, but you undoubtedly have a lot of applicable experiences that could help you be the right candidate for the job. For more inspiration along this vain, check out Lindsey’s thee-part series, where she offers up a “laundry list of valuable experiences and skills that may not automatically come to mind when conducting your job search.”

:: Top Blogs for College Grads @ Ramen Noodles, Rent & Resumes

If your blog reader isn’t already stuffed to the gills, here are some good ones to add. While these blogs may aim their advice at recent college grads, anyone looking for new directions could benefit from them.

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