News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

From smart career advice to job trends making headlines, Convene editors here bring you a roundup of what not to miss in the career arena.

WHO Makes Burnout Official

Burnout isn’t just another way to describe extreme work stress, according to the World Health Organization, which has classified it as an official medical diagnosis. Event organizers — who average 46-hour workweeks and who land on the most-stressful-jobs lists every year — take note. Read more at CNN.

RELATED: Four Tips to Help Battle Workplace Stress

To Master Networking, Do These Five Things

Inc. corralled business executives and entrepreneurs at SXSW to come up with the best ways to make business connections — good intel for you personally, and to consider to help your attendees be more effective at your networking events. Read more at Inc.

A ‘Manel’ Manifesto

Selena Rezvani, a vice president at women’s empowerment organization Be Leaderly, says she’s fed up with all-male panels and issues a call to action for event organizers, detailing an action plan for how to put more women in the spotlight at events. Read more at BizPhilly

No Motivation?

Aytekin Tank, the founder of JotForm, says he launched a company without being ‘wildly motivated.’ He offers tips on how procrastinators can start their engines. Read more at Fast Company.