Posts Tagged ‘career advancement’
January 6th, 2017 |
5 Reasons Why You Are Being Lowballed in Terms of Salary
Has it happened to you? The interview goes well, the company checks your references, and then you get the call for the job offer. You’re excited, but then your heart sinks. The offer is lower than you expected. It has happened to many of us. You might wonder why this low offer if they liked you enough to offer you the job.
Here are some possible reasons for being lowballed:
December 9th, 2016 |
THE 5 BIGGEST RESUME MISTAKES THAT WILL DOOM YOUR CANDIDACY
Even though some are predicting the end of the resume with the advent of sites like LinkedIn, the truth of the matter is that resumes are still very much alive. And because they are alive, it is critical that you know what you should and should not include on this very important document. After all, what’s the point of sending out your resume if it gets no results?
December 2nd, 2016 |
4 WARNING SIGNS THAT YOUR COMPANY IS A SINKING SHIP
Theranos, Blockbuster, Enron, Compaq. What do all these companies have in common? They all went bust. But they didn’t go down without warning. With your career future to protect, you don’t want to be caught off guard should your company suffer a similar fate. So how do you know if your company is in trouble?
June 24th, 2016 |
5 Really Bad Excuses For Not Having A Career Coach
Perhaps you have heard that you should have a career coach, but you have pooh-poohed the idea. You may feel that you are doing perfectly fine by yourself, and you don’t need to spend the money on professional assistance. But that decision may be costing you more than you think.
Here are some of the excuses that people use to talk themselves out of getting the career management assistance that they need:
June 20th, 2016 |
4 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SHARE AT WORK
Most employees spend most of their waking hours at work. And some people know their co-workers better than they know some of their own family members. That can make it easy to get too cozy, and start sharing information that is not in your best interest to share.
Here are some things that you should never share in the workplace:
May 27th, 2016 |
6 REASONS WHY YOU HATE YOUR JOB (AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT)
Do you complain about your job? I think most people do. But do you know the real source of your displeasure? And more importantly, are you ready to do something about it?
If you know you hate (not just dislike) your job, here are some reasons why along with solutions to the problem:
April 29th, 2016 |
7 SURPRISING PLACES TO FIND JOB LEADS
If you are a job seeker, you are probably doing what everyone else is doing—over-relying on job boards to land that next position. But do you know what the odds are of you finding a position using that method? According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, only 13% of jobs are filled this way. And job boards are where you will encounter the most competition because everyone else is using job boards just like you are.
If you want to land a job sooner, you have to be creative and diversify your job search methods. You can still use job boards; just don’t rely on them solely. Here are some places where you can find job leads that you might not have thought of: