Whether you’re on the prowl for a new job or you’re happily settled at your dream company, you should always be thinking about your career and where you want to take it next.
A great way to keep a steady stream of career wisdom coming your way is to follow some seriously inspirational career experts. Here are a few of my favorites (in no particular order). Add them to your feed, and hopefully you’ll be able to procrastinate and be productive at the same time whenever you’re compulsively checking Twitter.
If you’re looking for a fun, knowledgeable and, um, brutally honest career expert to follow, Jenny Foss is the one for you.
You will never, and I mean not ever, bore anyone into buying from you. Stop torturing the world with dry, say-nothing cover letters.— Jenny Foss (@jobjenny) June 18, 2014
To keep your Twitter feed up to date on the world of work, follow Jessica Stillman. She writes and tweets about unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of the workplace.
This Mindset Will Make You More Successful http://t.co/c71xhUZSEw (It works no matter what you hope to achieve.)— Jessica Stillman (@EntryLevelRebel) June 19, 2014
Hannah Morgan describes herself as the “go-to guide for lifetime career navigation.” I couldn’t have put it better myself.
Summary Sunday: 23 Job Search Tips To Turn It Around http://t.co/yLFpXnU2Rz— Hannah Morgan (@careersherpa) June 23, 2014
If you’re on LinkedIn, you’ve probably noticed Marla Gottschalk’s amazing influencer posts on work, life, and everything in between. Turns out, she tweets, too!
Miriam Salpeter is not only a respected career coach, but also a social media extraordinaire!
A career counselor with a conscience—Amanda Peters is a lover of social media who specializes in social impact jobs.
"Did you know that applicants who apply to job opportunities on the first day they’re posted are 10% more likely to …http://t.co/3g77Z5yckd— Amanda C. Peters (@acpeters) June 20, 2014
About.com’s Alison Doyle has seen it all. A fervent tweeter with a background in human resources and career development, you can’t go wrong following her.
Do you have what employers want? Here's a look at the top 7 skills employers seek in job applicants: http://t.co/2tfZfUDahp— Alison Doyle (@AlisonDoyle) June 22, 2014
Social media whiz Kevin Grubb is here to make sure your social media strategy and your job search strategy align.
Right place, right time, right attitude - all elements of successful networking: http://t.co/spYdXQHY6e— Kevin Grubb (@kevincgrubb) May 1, 2014
Adrienne Tom helps executives and managers stand out during their job search.
Author of the awesome Resume Coloring Book, Lea McLeod writes and tweets about personal and career growth.
Laura Smith-Prouix is, unsurprisingly, a resume expert with over 20+ years of career coaching experience.
New Examiner Post: Should you add a consulting job on LinkedIn while unemployed? http://t.co/dFBHwK9bYS— Laura Smith-Proulx (@ResumeExpert) June 14, 2014
LinkedIn expert Lindsey Pollak tweets and writes about Millennials in the workplace.
Jacob Share is a job search expert with a sense of humor. He also blogs at jobmob.co.il.
Heather Huhman specializes in internships and entry-level jobs, but her advice can be applied no matter where you are in your career.
No surprise here. The Muse is just hands-down my favorite resource for all career related concerns.
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Lily Zhang serves as a Manager of Graduate Student Professional Development at the MIT Media Lab where she works with a range of students from AI experts to interaction designers. When she’s not indulging in a new book or video game, she’s thinking about, talking about, or writing about careers. Follow her musings on Twitter @lzhng.More from this Author