UX Career Guide – User Experience Jobs, Salary, Market Information [Infographic]

UX Career Guide – User Experience Jobs, Salary, Market Information [Infographic].

How to Pick a Career You Actually Like

How to Pick a Career You Actually Like
Penelope Trunk, lifehacker.com

Most career problems stem from the fact that we are terrible at picking jobs. We think we are picking a good job and then it turns out to be a bad job. It’s almost impossible to pick a good job on the first try, actually. So don’t think you’ll be …

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Why LinkedIn is replacing Monster as job search tool

Job Recruiters Eschew Monster to Find Hidden Talent on LinkedIn
By Olga Kharif -, bloomberg.com

In his more than 15 years as a head­hunter, Jeff Vijung­co has tried Mon­ster, Craigslist, Career­Builder, and other online job boards. Late­ly the head of recruit­ment at Adobe Sys­tems Inc. (ADBE) has scrapped most of them.

“I think job post­i…

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4 Steps To Advancing Your Career

4 Steps To Advancing Your Career Via HR’s Myopic Bizarro World
By David Clutterbuck, fastcompany.com

You can make it without being a sociopath or middling to the point of uselessness. But it’s going to take some insight.

Here’s a tough ques­tion: If cor­po­rate poli­cies and prac­tices in tal­ent man­age­ment and suc­ces­sion plan­ning work, ho…


Bills, bills, bills: manage your accounts like a real pro

Bills, bills, bills: manage your accounts like a real pro
Megan Geuss, arstechnica.com

No mat­ter your day job, we all have a sec­ond gig that saps a cou­ple of hours from our lives every month: oper­at­ing the admin­is­tra­tive branch of your life (or your house­hold). Per­son­al bureau­cra­cy is a sad fact of life, but there are…


LinkedIn maps career success paths

My LinkedIn network, visualized
My LinkedIn network, visualized (Photo credit: For Inspiration Only)

A fundamental discovery of social sciences is that in organizations it is often individuals who communicate across organizational boundaries that hold true organizational power rather than individuals who may hold power institutionally. Well, Linkedin has just developed an app for that. There are now some neat ways to see how the power of one’s network influences career success.  PS: the former CEO was a Hamilton grad!

LinkedIn Plots Career Success Paths – Forbes.com.