Turn the Tables

CrossRoads Newsletter and Career Development Center:

With corporate recruiters and executive search firms now using blogs as a prescreening tool for candidates, Whitcomb advises people to create online journals to demonstrate their skills, share their expertise, and lend potential employers insight into their personality.

“You can write about projects you are working on, industry events, ongoing research, current trends, new products, and evaluations. You can also include articles or papers you have written, a bio, project histories, a downloadable résumé, and even audio or video presentations,” says Whitcomb.

QotD: My Dream Career

What's your dream career? 
Submitted by Something.

Professional Skeptic: Every project needs someone who is going to pour cold water on the exuberance of the optimists and bring back a dose of reality. Unfortunately, I have yet to see an evironment where enthusiastic pessimism is consistently encouraged. When management wants to kill a project, they let us go wild.

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