Posts Tagged ‘career advancement’
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:
February 19th, 2016 |
5 Ways to Ace a Phone Screen
f you are actively job searching, a phone screen is probably coming your way in the near future. And of course you know that you have to impress the interviewer over the phone in order to go get to the next step of the process.
Here are some quick tips to ensure that you pass the phone screen with flying colors:
January 15th, 2016 |
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Saying I Quit
It’s 2016! Maybe your new year’s resolution is to find a new job. After all, the employment outlook has improved. But before you look for greener pastures, be sure that you are making a good decision.
Here are some good questions to ask yourself before you embark upon your job search:
January 8th, 2016 |
4 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER DO WHEN ASKING FOR A RAISE
You may be thinking about having a conversation with your boss about a raise. You’ve worked hard, and you believe you deserve it.
But before you march into your boss’ office and have that conversation, you need to think through your approach. After all, more is at stake than just the raise. How you approach this conversation can determine how you are perceived for the future. Making a mistake now can affect your prospects of raises and promotions for the duration of your tenure with the company.
January 28th, 2015 |
5 ACTIONS SUCCESSFUL JOB SEEKERS TAKE BEFORE LAUNCHING A JOB SEARCH
Starting a job search can feel overwhelming. Many job seekers don’t know where to start. Usually what they do is immediately start searching for vacancies on job boards. But it really makes the most sense to take a step back first and ensure that you will be successful by implementing best practices.