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Easy Career Moves Everyone Should Make in 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:56 PM
Don't let the date on the calendar fool you. Resolutions are not just for January. When it comes to job-hunting, for a new gig or just a better role in your current one, smart career moves are made all year long. Update Your Look: Do a Google search... Read More...
Easy Career Moves Everyone Should Take in 2014
Saturday, February 01, 2014 11:12 PM
Don't let the date on the calendar fool you. Resolutions are not just for January. When it comes to job-hunting, for a new gig or just a better role in your current one, smart career moves are made all year long. Update Your Look: Do a Google search... Read More...
Reconnecting with Mentors
Monday, October 29, 2012 7:41 PM
We all know we're supposed to nurture our network . So when was the last time you reconnected with one of your mentors? Mentors are a crucial source of information and inspiration: finding the time to connect with key mentors keeps your job hunting... Read More...
Is it Time to Switch Jobs?
Friday, October 19, 2012 8:26 PM
Switching jobs in an uncertain economy may seem unwise but sometimes it's just time to move on. But how do you know when the time is right to leave the security of your current gig for the unknown? Know When It's Time to Go Look closely at your current role. Are you growing? Adding skills? Moving successfully along your career path? If you're in a... Read More...
Why Be Ordinary? How Unconventional Resumés Get You Noticed
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 9:11 PM
Hoping your resume gets a second look? Consider building an unconventional resume to stand out from the pack. Gone are the days when career success was easy to chart: start at the bottom and work your way up. Now, the world's economy is increasingly global and volatile. Knowledge rapidly becomes obsolete and experience often isn't as prized as the ability... Read More...
Turn Your Dream Career into Reality
Thursday, May 03, 2012 8:55 PM
Do you head off to work each morning to tackle your dream job? Chances are the answer is no. The lure of a steady paycheck and inertia are often what keeps people reporting to work day in and day out. While paying your mortgage and clothing your kids... Read More...
Best Career Advice I Ever Got
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 7:53 PM
Do you ever look at successful people-business honchos, inventors of must-have devices, celebrated authors and speakers-and wonder how they got there? What magic recipe transformed them from Average Joe to front-page news? While there is no "secret sauce" for success, listening to career advice from people you admire comes pretty close. We've rounded... Read More...
Failure: One Stepping Stone to Success
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:33 PM
Celebrated British Prime Minister and quote-maker extraordinaire Winston Churchill famously said, "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." The brilliant life of Steve Jobs is just one such example of this philosophy in practice. Jobs created breakout technologies and the biggest brand on the planet, but not before... Read More...
Looking Ahead: Navigating a Career Path as a Young Woman
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 8:58 PM
There is a reason why hindsight is 20/20: looking back is a heckuva lot easier than guessing what's up ahead. Smart women beginning their careers can take the guesswork out of what lies down the road by learning from the women who went before them. Been-there, done-that insight from talented women further along the career path can help up-and-comers shorten... Read More...
Same Office, Different Generation: What Younger Employees Can Teach
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 8:43 PM
Whoever said "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," obviously never conceived of a world where a generation of workers raised in the pre-Internet era would make daily use of smart phones, software, apps, etc. A more accurate maxim might be, "It's never too late to learn something new." Given that new tricks are the tools of the trade... Read More...
Same Office, Different Generation: What Younger Employees Should Know
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 8:41 PM
For young employees transitioning from dorm room to desk job, one of the biggest challenges can be interacting in a multigenerational setting. After all, during the school years, people are generally in lockstep with their age group. Workplaces, with a community of mixed ages, are a different story. Smart millennials can take advantage of the diversity of experiences... Read More...
Relationships Matter: Creating Career-Boosting Alliances
Monday, November 07, 2011 8:39 PM
To land a plum assignment is it more important to a) have a proven track record, b) have a strong work ethic, or c) have a good network? Trick question: the answer is all of the above. Many people might assume that a proven track record and a robust work ethic is enough but what truly distinguishes two proven performers is their network. Strong alliances can... Read More...
Renew Your Commitment to Your Career
Thursday, May 12, 2011 2:46 PM
Flower buds and slender green leaves are popping up all over signaling spring's arrival. Take a cue from this season of renewal to take stock of your career. Too often, we're so busy punching the time clock, meeting deadlines and moving from project to project that there's no time to stop and evaluate where our career is heading. Do yourself a favor... Read More...
New Year, New Opportunities
Monday, November 15, 2010 2:22 PM
2011 is right around the corner. This year spend your holiday vacation downtime doing more than sweeping up pine needles and New Year's confetti. Take time to take stock of your career by assessing how the year went and where you want to go in the... Read More...
Mapping Your Career Path
Monday, October 04, 2010 6:47 PM
by Candie Harris Would you embark on a 40-year journey without an end in sight, or a map to get you to your destination? Unless you enjoy wandering the wilderness its best to travel, map and destination, firmly in hand. Bring that same planning and forethought... Read More...
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