The Differences Between A Tight & Loose Company Culture

No matter what you think about it, or how you define it, company culture matters a lot, and makes a huge difference in both companies’ performance and value. According to a Duke’s Fuqua School of Business survey of 1,400 American CEOs, more than 90% of them agree that company culture is important to their firms … Continue reading “The Differences Between A Tight & Loose Company Culture”

5 Ways To Find Meaning And Purpose At Work

Unless you happen to be on welfare, receive social security checks, get a pension, or are independently wealthy you have to go to work. For most people, this means that they have to get a job to pay the bills. While a few people manage to figure out how to make a living as an … Continue reading “5 Ways To Find Meaning And Purpose At Work”

Want A Better Work-Life Balance? Flexible Working Could Be The Answer

The days of working 9-5, Monday to Friday might be well and truly behind us. Next year is tipped to be the year when flexible working arrangements become the norm, with over 50% of employers offering them. And by 2020, 70% of organisations will promote mobile working. This is a nice thing to think about … Continue reading “Want A Better Work-Life Balance? Flexible Working Could Be The Answer”

#33- Job Search and Career Change Tips with Caroline Ceniza-Levine

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:36 — 33.0MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSCaroline Ceniza-Levine is a former management consultant and recruiter who started Six Figure Start back in 2008 for job seekers, career changers and those who are employed … Continue reading “#33- Job Search and Career Change Tips with Caroline Ceniza-Levine”

Considering a Career Shift? Here Are Some Fields to Consider

A career shift can be the right solution to pursue a better future, especially if you feel like you’ve been stuck in a position for too long. Wanting to enter a field you truly enjoy is another great reason why a career shift can really help. There are several ways you can move to a … Continue reading “Considering a Career Shift? Here Are Some Fields to Consider”

6 Ways to Make Your Job Ads More Effective

When we post a job ad online, we hope to attract the best talent available for that position. Unfortunately, poor wording or not providing accurate details about the position can mean we receive resumes of individuals who don’t exactly fit the ideal candidate you had in mind. While you may jump to the conclusion that … Continue reading “6 Ways to Make Your Job Ads More Effective”

What Comes Next? Simple Ways To Find A Job After University

You’d think that after university things wouldn’t be quite so stressful right? Surely you’d get the chance to relax a little bit now that the stress of studying is over? Sadly, things aren’t that simple. As soon as you leave university one questions starts to loom over you wherever you go? What next? Whether it’s … Continue reading “What Comes Next? Simple Ways To Find A Job After University”

How Parents can Help their Kids Find a Good Career

As parents, there are interventions we can engage to support career choice and development among our children. Parents need to realize the influence of their input in career choices among children. As children grow, they will be required to make decisions own their own. Therefore, parents should introduce career advice early enough to their children. … Continue reading “How Parents can Help their Kids Find a Good Career”

Productivity Mistakes That You Should Avoid

It is well known today that the worst enemy of productivity is procrastination. Dealing with procrastination is not an easy task, because it is not just postponing things, like many people think. The principle “do it right now” will only work in several cases. It is important to know that procrastination is a complex concept … Continue reading “Productivity Mistakes That You Should Avoid”

7 Strategies to Build Your Freelance Writing Career

So you want to be a freelance writer? I can’t blame you. There’s a lot of freedom in it. You can go where you want, work during the time of day that suits you and be your own boss. At the same time, it’s not all rainbows and sunshine. To get to where you can … Continue reading “7 Strategies to Build Your Freelance Writing Career”