“The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is right. With the modern work week averaging 47 hours and 25 percent of people logging more than 60 hours, Americans work more than any industrialized
You say you are determined to live up to your career potential, and changing careers is the way to make it happen. Great! Then, prepare to be a high-flier – someone who does not settle for less, pushes boundaries, and is motivated by goals that others nay-say as unrealistic or
What does your career have in common with politics, marketing, and sales? They are all considered campaigns. Yes, campaigns. Never thought of your career this way? Bear with me. Similar to marketing, sales, or politics, your career is comprised of a campaign lifecycle process (campaign phases). Every once in
You may not have every qualification required for your desired job. Have you thought about how to overcome these gaps? Is it real? For example, a Master’s degree is required by all companies for this position, and you don’t have it? If so, how will you bridge that gap? Sometimes,
Psst, Jobseeker: YOUR RESUME MIGHT NOT BE THE PROBLEM! Are you driving yourself insane wondering what is wrong with your resume because the employers you’d like to work for are not ‘knocking at your door’? Are you tired of reading DIY articles and rewriting your resume and nothing has changed?
If you are considering a sudden career change, gather as much information as possible before making your decision. Conduct research by doing these 4 things before it’s too late. Make use of LinkedIn: Visit LinkedIn to see who has a job title that you may be interested in holding. Review
Just how important is salary level for job satisfaction? When vetting a potential new job, determining the salary is often of paramount interest to a job seeker. Depending on the economic conditions where they live or plan to live, the candidate usually has figured out that there is a minimum
“I could submit an application. The position seems like a good fit.” “I would have applied for that job if I thought I really had a chance.” “I should have thrown my hat in the ring. They hired someone with less experience than me.” Whether we're talking about a career
"What do you want to be when you grow-up? A fireman? A pilot? A chef?" People start asking us that question when we are just small children, and yet for so many people it’s a question that stays with us throughout our career and one we are never sure we really know the answer to. In the back of our heads we are asking ‘Did I make the right choice?
To take charge for your life and handle change that will inevitably come your way, first know who you are: your background and experiences, skills and talents, assumptions, and self-perceptions. There are four areas of thought and self-questioning that can prepare you for new frontiers, a different path, or any