This is your job search news – THE POST THANKSGIVING EDITION- with articles and resources centered around learning so enjoy! I’ve read them, and you can feel free to comment on them in any form you’d like. Leave a message on the “send voicemail” button on your right. I’ll try to keep it short, fresh, and informative. If you have some news I need to know about, tweet me @MarkADyson!
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Learning is the new path to job search success
This week I wanted to provide a few resources to use during the slower holiday season. Not only am I going to tell you not to slow your job search or career change intensity, but conversely, press forward. The holiday is excellent for networking, kindness, and referrals. People are likely to be more personable, happier, and optimistic at this time of year!
You can find around 600 recently released college courses for minimal to FREE cost. Those with a fee are exceptionally reasonable. Keep in mind these are the latest courses. Other schools have free online courses for you to imbibe. Some publish old courses so be mindful if you are looking to learn new technology.
Relearn how to learn
I know I hated to go back for my master’s degree, and today I don’t recommend everyone to go back to college. I think everyone needs to keep learning new things for life. If you don’t know where to start, this article is a good place for tips to absorb as much information as possible.
Companies where you can perpetually learn
The Muse published an article containing a list of companies where learning a core value. There are more companies with valuable learning opportunities out there, but this article offers 26 to get you started.