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Take a look at our top five articles from the last week, all taken from top business and career management websites.
 
1. 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes
Its spring cleaning time again! So take some time to spruce up your LinkedIn profile.
 
2. Are you Missing Your True Calling?
All too many times people settle for jobs that they don’t love, sometimes that they don’t even like, a lot of the time it’s because they don’t really know what they want to do. Steve Tobak looks back at what his high school year book reveals about his ‘true calling’.
 
3. Why CEOs Should Watch the Royal Wedding
You may have been trying to avoid it - but the wedding of the year (perhaps even the decade) is everywhere! Stop trying to resist it, embrace it and you just might learn something.
 
4. Is Age Really a Barrier when Looking for a Job?
Or is the real problem an inability to articulate transferable skills and show ones experience and worth to a prospective employer? Rachel Watts discusses the barriers that both the young and the old face in a challenging job market.
 
5. Where will you be in Five Years?
Even if you think you know, I suggest you read Amy Gallo’s sound advice on how to tackle the dreaded question.


   

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This article was written by Sarah Wright, Marketing Assistant at the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).

BlueSteps is the exclusive service of the AESC that puts senior executives on the radar screen of over 6,000 executive search professionals in over 70 countries. Be visible, and be considered for up to 50,000 opportunities handled by AESC search firms every year. Find out more at www.BlueSteps.com.


 

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