Holiday Stocking for Job Seekers

What’s in your holiday stocking from Nonprofit Career Advisor?  An assortment of goodies (that is news articles), unsweetened and high energy treats.  If you’ve not yet read these, you may find them of interest…

Joy Shabby Chic Stocking

Don’t Stop Looking During the Holidays, by Phyllis Korkki,  New York Times, Dec 17, 2009

At this time of year, the hiring managers who are in the office tend to be more accessible, more relaxed and less busy than usual…

How to Turn Downtime Into Job Offers, by Phyllis Korkki,  New York Times, Dec 5, 2009
Job seekers should create specific work hours and a time map along with mini-deadlines, she said. Like many other experts, she recommends treating job hunting like a full-time job.

Finding a Guide for Online Networking, by Elizabeth Pope, New York Times, Oct 14, 2009

My daughter Rosa, said, Well, Dad, if you’re serious about becoming a social change agent, you should take a look at

Workplace Gossip? Keep It to Yourself, by Shayl McKnight, New York Times, November 14, 2009

It appears to me as if everyone has bought into the mind-set. If we ever sense that someone might be gossiping, we call that person out and say, “You need to go to the source if you have a question.”

Are You a Tigger, or an Eeyore? conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant, New York Times, November 14, 2009

Also, all organizations are significantly diverse today. Command-and-control isn’t the kind of corporate culture people want to be in anymore.

Creative Commons License photo credit: AForestFrolic