Posts Tagged ‘Job opportunities’
October 3rd, 2014 |
5 CAREER RISKS YOU SHOULD NEVER TAKE
Taking risks is often a good thing in terms of your career. By taking risks you can reach heights that you never would have otherwise. But there are some career risks that you should never take. Some career risks do not have the potential for a good payoff.
Here are five no-nos that have the potential to ruin your career.
September 19th, 2014 |
CAN YOU REALLY TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A CAREER?
Perhaps you have dreamed of turning your passion into a full-time career. Whether it is singing, knitting, sewing, or fishing, maybe you have secretly thought that if you could do this all of the time, your life would be wonderful.
But how can you really make it happen?
August 1st, 2014 |
6 UNLIKELY PLACES TO LOOK FOR A JOB
Job searching can be hard work. And if you don’t know where to look, you could find the process much more frustrating than it needs to be. Sometimes being a little unconventional in your job search can pay off.
Here are some unlikely people in places you might not expect who can assist with a job search.
July 11th, 2014 |
WHEN YOU DIDN’T LEAVE ON THE BEST OF TERMS…
We have all heard the old adage about not burning bridges. This is especially true when it comes to your career. However, some people leave their jobs under less than favorable conditions. In some cases a layoff is really a cover for a firing. In other situations, the employee is given the choice to quit or be fired. And sometimes a worker has simply had enough and walks away without a real game plan for finding another job. Any one of these scenarios can cause a job seeker heartburn because it is almost inevitable that a potential employer will ask why the person left the previous employer.
May 16th, 2014 |
YOU DON’T REALLY WANT THIS JOB!
Have you ever wondered how you can screen out some jobs that are just not worth your time to apply for? Sometimes the expectations even from the vacancy announcement are so unrealistic that it makes you think you should not bother.
May 9th, 2014 |
THE INTERVIEW YOU ARE NOT READY FOR
All interviews are not equal. You may practice your answers to commonly asked questions but still end up being caught off guard by the structure of the interview. Some people feel more comfortable with one type of interview as opposed to another.
Here are some quick tips for handling different types of interviews.
March 7th, 2014 |
5 STEPS TO NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS
If you are an introvert, networking may be something that you avoid. The thought of walking into a room full of strangers and trying to make small talk may feel overwhelming. But it is common wisdom that networking is the best way to land a new job, and it can turbo charge your career.
February 28th, 2014 |
5 WAYS TO CREATE A BAD RESUME
Writing a resume is more difficult than you think. When the economy was booming, it did not matter as much what your resume looked like. But now the layout and the content of your resume can mean the difference between unemployment and employment.
February 21st, 2014 |
JUST SAY NO
Is there ever a good reason to turn down a job? Some people have learned the hard way that not every job is worth taking. Just as companies soon find out that not every candidate is a good hire, job seekers also find out that not every offer is a good offer.