Friday’s Recommended Reads – Halloween Edition

For this week’s Friday’s Recommended Reads, everything we share has a Halloween theme from costume ideas, to spooky jobs, to a chance to win an iPad2 just for wearing a costume to work on Monday! Read on.

How to Dress Up For Halloween Without Losing Your Credibility. Should you show up to work in costume on Monday, CareerBuilder cautions to avoid sexy and controversial costumes.

History Halloween How-To’s. The American History Museum gives you tips on how to dress up as a historical figure including Rosie the Riveter.

CareerBliss Halloween Photo Contest. If you are brave enough to wear your Halloween costume to work on Monday, take a pic and upload it onto CareerBliss’s Facebook page for a chance to win an iPad 2!

5 Ways to Spot a Psychopath. The Week shares findings from a study by Cornell University about how you can identify a psychopath by their speech patterns.

Top 10 Spookiest Jobs. Just in time for Halloween, GlassDoor outlines the spookiest careers out there, including mortician, meat cutter, blood technician, and shark feeder.

A Culture, Not a Costume. In a recent ad campaign spearheaded by Ohio University’s Students Teaching Against Racism (STARS), they encourage people to avoid costumes that target cultural stereotypes. Friends don’t let friends go out in blackface for Halloween.

The Best Halloween Costumes…For Animals. Dress up your pup this Halloween! The clear winner? The dog whose fur was painted to look like a tiger.

9 Wacky Jack-O-Lanterns. Don’t forget about your pumpkin! Here are 9 wacky pumpkin designs to help you win the pumpkin carving contest.

Handmade Halloween 2011. Jessica Quirk from What I Wore blogs about fun Halloween costumes that are low maintenance, handmade, and affordable.

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