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Interesting items on the web (May 2019)

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The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your consideration.

Our Top 6 Pieces of Career Wisdom for New Grads (and Everyone Else Too)

In this roundup, we’ve gathered the principles and practices that have powered the careers of Silicon Valley’s best operators. We start out with big-picture thinking on defining and building a fulfilling career, then move into more tactical tips, like finding a mentor and taking charge during conversations with your manager.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of First Round Review via the following link:

https://ibm.co/2McpmMw

7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success

No one has a bigger impact on new employees’ success than the managers who hired them. Why? Because more than anyone else the hiring manager understands what his or her people need to accomplish and what it will take — skills, resources, connections — for them to become fully effective.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of Harvard Business Review via the following link:

https://ibm.co/30Fj1fK

 

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Interesting items on the web (April 2019)

The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your […]

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