Weekend Reading: Guest Posts 4/27 - 5/2

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Each week, I contribute dozens of career articles to a variety of Web properties. Here are some of my favorite posts from this week.

  • Everyone knows that sitting at a desk all day long can hinder you physically, but it might actually hurt you mentally as well. [PayScale]
  • Yesterday's generation played golf with their business associates. Today's generation prefers swimming with the sharks -- literally. [PayScale]
  • Middle child syndrome has been alive and well for many years. Now middle manager syndrome is rearing its ugly head. [PayScale]
  • Scientists are finding a link between a father's occupation and his child's birth defect. [PayScale]
  • Social media and the job seeker: Here are five tips to score a new job. [PayScale]
  • If your company sends out a "BYOD" notice, don't assume they mixed up the B with a D at the end. [PayScale]
  • So you didn't get the job. Rather than make excuses, check out these eight possible reasons you were overlooked. [PayScale]
  • A good midday workout could lead to a better professional life and attitude. [PayScale]
  • Basking in the glow of the sun could be deterring your work productivity. [PayScale]