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5 Things to Learn About Yourself Before Job Searching—and 11 Other Things to Know

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Work Hard

  • Looking For a Job? 5 Things You Need to Know About Yourself First (Brazen Careerist)
  • Mentorship as You Know it Is Dead (99U)
  • The One Interview Question Most People Are Not Prepared For (LinkedIn)
  • 6 Pro Tips for Cutting Your Resume Down to One Page (The Daily Muse)

Live Smart

  • How to Be Smarter and Retain More of the Information You Consume (Popforms)
  • 7 Ways to Change Your Attitude When You Can’t Change Anything Else (Marc and Angel Hack Life)
  • How to Make Getting Out of Bed in the Morning Easier (Lifehacker)
  • 4 Ways to Bounce Back From a Totally Unproductive Day (The Daily Muse)

Play Often

  • 10 All-Star Bacon Recipes You Need in Your Life (Bustle)
  • 7 Fun Things to Do at Home Tonight (Besides Watch TV) (Apartment Therapy)
  • 18 Air Travel Hacks to Help You Kick Off Vacation Unfazed and Unscathed (Gizmodo)
  • 7 Awesome Office Bonding Activities (Besides Happy Hour) (The Daily Muse)

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