Let’s face it. There are plenty of good career blogs and interview help blogs out there. And there are also plenty of stinkers. In no way is this meant to be a comprehensive list of all the good ones – just a list of a few of the best career sites I’ve found in my cyber-travels. Have fun browsing and please feel free to recommend your own favorites career and interview blogs or sites to my other readers:
- Alison Doyle– Allison writes for About.com and has lots of good, solid job search tips and career advice as well as oodles of tech savvy. Meaty browsing for anyone in job hunt mode!
- Recent post: Fake Employment References
- Ask Liz Ryan– Liz is a well-known career blogger. I sometimes find myself seeing things slightly differently (mostly when it comes to absolutes), but 99 out of 100 times she is spot on. (And the rest of the time she’s probably right too. 😉 )
- Recent post: Five Waste-of-Time Job Search Activities
- Brand-Yourself – A cool site that helps you look at your career from a different angle – namely your web presence and how you’re viewed by others.
- Brazen Careerist– According to Penelope’s site (like me) her “career never had a straight path, but (she’s) always learning and trying new things, and that’s what makes (her) career fun. And sometimes scary.” Brazen and fun. What could be bad?
- Recent post: How to find work with a flexible schedule
- Career Advice Blogs– Posts from over 40 blogs in one place. A really nice place to browse.
- Recent post: The clear and present danger of internal transfer
- Career Diva– Journalist, author and MSNBC.com columnist Eve Tahmincioglu’s scintillating site shares her personal thought clouds about career, work, and life.
- Recent post: Who’s to blame for my failures?
- Career Hub– A really fascinating collection of posts from a variety of talented career experts/writers.
- Recent post: 13 Ways To Stay Positive During An Economic Downturn
- Clue Wagon – A fun romp through some of the dos and don’ts of job interviews, hosted by a former HR person with a refreshing sense of humor.
- Recent post: I Hate Spunk (old Mary Tyler Moore interview I love)
- Guerilla Job Hunting – Canadian enterpreneur David Perry hosts a blog that offers creative take-no-prisoners (but keep your sense of humor) job hunting tips.
- Recent post: Guerrillas in the Midst (of effective job hunting)
- Jibber Jobber– A terrific all-purpose career blog with lots of interesting tidbits about jobs, the job market, and careers in general.
- Recent post: Gen Y Grad Sues College Because She Can’t Get Job
- Life@Work –Heather Mundell is a career coach with lots of practical real-life experience. Her delightful blog focuses on career happiness, career transition, change, and motivation.
- Pongo Resume– This is part of the Pongo Resume website, but the blog itself offers great job hunting advice. Topics include: resumes, cover letters, interviews, job seeker tips, work/life, and the workplace.
- Recent post: Interview Question: Tell Me about a Time You Failed
- Punk Rock Human Resources – Laurie Ruettimann, a former HR pro, gives short but not exactly sweet between-the-eyes advice. Lots of good stuff.
- Recent post: Why Some People Get Hired
- Water Cooler Wisdom – Wall Street Journal writer and HuffingtonPost.com blogger Alexandra Levit offers career advice tuned into today’s job marketplace.
- The Wise Job Search– Recruiter Harry Urschel has been on both sides of the table and offers practical, first-hand advice to job-seekers everywhere.
- Recent post: How To Write a ‘Hard-Working and Strategic’ Resume!
- Work/Life Fusion – Paul is a truly caring career coach whose unique blog is filled with career advice and inspiration. One of my favorite dropping-by places.
- Recent post: “You’re younger than me so you wouldn’t understand.”
- Working Girl– Karen Burns, recent book author and blogger extraordinaire for USNews.com, offers lively advice based on MUCH real world experience.
- Recent post: Tell A Story, Get A Job
Well that’s all I have for now. Hope you enjoy!
So what about you? Do you have any career sites or interview help sites you’d like to share?
About the author…
Ronnie Ann, founder of Work Coach Cafe, bases her real-world advice on her many years as an organizational consultant where she helped interview and hire people, added to a certificate from NYU in Career Planning & Development and her own adventures as a serial job seeker. She can also be found on her new blog, Career Nook and on Google+.