Most of us work for a living. Unless of course, you’re the recipient of a large sum of money, you probably get up in the morning, shower, get dressed and get going. Maybe you work from home and commute from the kitchen to the office in a few steps. For others, the morning commute can … Continue reading 4 Reasons People Don’t Follow Their Career Dreams
No matter how much you bring to the table, interviewing for a new job can be a stressful, intimidating experience. Luckily, with the right preparation, you can improve your performance considerably, increasing your confidence and ultimately, your chances at getting the job. Remember, being asked to interview is an achievement on its own that deserves … Continue reading Interviews: You’ve Gotten This Far, The Job is Yours To Lose
Many of us have had less than stellar performances at an important interview. It’s no secret the interview process can be daunting. Luckily, many of these blunders are avoidable and with a little practice and some information, even the worst interview mistakes can be avoided. Here are the 6 most common mistakes to watch out … Continue reading The 6 Most Common (and Avoidable) Interview Mistakes
As people advance in a career, one of the main reasons they move up is because they are effective and efficient workers. The truth is, most people get promoted because they’re doing a great job of being in control of all the different aspects of what they have to do. As you become a senior … Continue reading Stop Being a Do-It-Yourselfer!
Part of successfully managing your career is to be proactive and continuously invest in yourself. Assuming that your position is protected is a dangerous outlook. That’s not to say you need to be negative or thinking worst-case scenario but by staying as marketable as possible and always preparing for future, you will maximize your chances … Continue reading 4 Ways To Prepare For The Worst Case Scenario
If you’ve worked in the corporate world for more than a few years, you’ve likely developed a pretty thorough skill set. Whether it’s technology, engineering or management, OR a mix off these and more, the specific skills you’ve mastered will help you succeed as an entrepreneur right? Perhaps. But it’s more than skill: it’s the … Continue reading The Most Transferrable Skills for Entrepreneurs? Competencies
Have you heard “Ain’t It Fun” by Paramore? It’s a catchy tune with great lyrics that drips with sarcasm and, in my opinion, offers real messages for all those new graduating students who are about to embark on their new lives as professionals. I, for one, am excited to see what future generations will come … Continue reading How Do You Prepare? Tips For Success
I was pleased to be asked to do an interview recently about Women in Leadership and was enthusiastically telling my 8 yr old daughter about it. As she is part of a very different generation, which I think they are calling Gen Z (referring to what, I don’t know – end of alphabet, zombies), her … Continue reading “Girls Can Be & Do Anything They Want, Right?!”
Someone recently recommended that I read Neil Patrick Harris – Choose Your Own Autobiography, and while I only started it a couple of days ago, it is riveting (and frustratingly awesome – thanks NPH). It made me think about the adventure that people go on when deciding on their career adventures. I think I could … Continue reading Hey, Students! Are You Choosing Your Own Adventure?