Josie’s Weekly Favorites

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In this weekly article, Josie scours the deepest parts of the web in search of the most interesting career-related news, so you don’t have to. Every week we create a selection of three news articles about career development and present you with an excerpt of the article that we think is worth sharing. Click on the heading to read the whole article.

1. Here’s What’s Going To Happen In The Job Market Over The Next Four Months– Jack Kelly, Forbes Magazine

“It doesn’t hurt to test the waters. You may find out that you’re highly desirable and could earn a lot more money. If you stay on the sidelines, don’t worry. September brings the back-to-school mindset. It’s the same for adults at work. You put the beach out of your mind and start getting serious. Everyone gets back to work by mid-September and the wheels start turning again. This gives you a good chance to either start a search if you haven’t already or reengage with new enthusiasm. ”

2. Didn’t Get an Internship? Here Are 10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Career Anyway– Katherine J. Igoe, The Muse

“There might be companies looking to fill last-minute internships, including through your school’s job fairs, job boards, and other career center resources. “Certain fields or smaller organizations that engage in ’just-in-time’ hiring may still be seeking interns,” says Maureen Baska, career counselor and assistant director at the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development at the University of Notre Dame. “If a student is very proactive with researching organizations, it’s possible something will materialize.”


3.     Your daily Zoom meeting is causing these 4 health issues– Sara London, The Ladders

“Another expert mentions that some of the symptoms of this Zoom dysmorphia are when one “worries about their own appearance during the call, gets stuck fixing their appearance for the call by changing their makeup, lighting, or camera angle, and gets distracted during the call by comparing their appearance to others.” This fixation on one’s looks, he continues, could be detracting from their ability to focus on work.”

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