10 Myths About Being a Teacher

Everyone has opinions about everything—including teachers. As happens all too often, opinions become confused with facts. There are many preconceived concepts about being a teacher that have reached mythological status—and those who believe them aren’t teachers themselves. If these myths were good, it would be more tempting to turn a blind eye to them. But … Continue reading “10 Myths About Being a Teacher”

7 Easy Actions You Can Take to Be an Effective Speaker

You can’t be a premier league speaker overnight, but here are 7 actions you can take that will launch you on an improvement track towards a fulfilling destination. 1. Work on your form The mechanics of your delivery are key. Practice varying your tone of voice and the cadence of your presentation. Present your material … Continue reading “7 Easy Actions You Can Take to Be an Effective Speaker”

7 Steps to a Successful Midlife Career Change

You might be an individual working in a company that doesn’t treat you well or pays enough for the efforts you make. This can be depressing and can make you feel worthless. Or you might be doing the business which was passed down in your family. This business may not be of your interest, and … Continue reading “7 Steps to a Successful Midlife Career Change”

The Impact of Employee Engagement on Performance and Results

E-Book PDF: Open in New Window | Download (368.4KB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSNowadays, employee engagement statistics are almost difficult to avoid. Gallup recently reported that a meager 33% of employees are engaged in the U.S., with an Aon Hewitt study indicating that … Continue reading “The Impact of Employee Engagement on Performance and Results”

9 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand through Blogging

Creating a personal brand is all based on who is who, and how prominent you are in that particular sphere of business. A personal brand is not built because you want to feel important, but because you firmly believe in your products or services, and you want others to share that belief as well. Naturally, this … Continue reading “9 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand through Blogging”

3 Simple Social Media Tips Could Equal Job Search Success

Last year, 54% of hiring managers elected not to hire a candidate based on their social media profiles. But how do you make sure you’re part of the 46%? The worlds of social media and careers are more intertwined than ever – whether you use social media to find a job, your boss is keeping … Continue reading “3 Simple Social Media Tips Could Equal Job Search Success”

8 Trending Freelancing Jobs For The Creative Bugs

“The only really committed artist is he who, without refusing to take part in the combat, at least refuses to join the regular armies and remains a freelance.” – Albert Camus Freelancing is no more the employment option, which is labelled risky. This label is derived from the previous notion of freelancing being synonymous with … Continue reading “8 Trending Freelancing Jobs For The Creative Bugs”

What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?

Perhaps you’re a recent college grad, a few months into a new career. Perhaps you’ve been plugging away at your company for a decade or more. But something isn’t right. You feel drained at the end of the day–more than normal post-work tiredness. You’re anxious. The start of the weekend, for you, means a slow … Continue reading “What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?”