5 WORK Habits that are holding you back.

http://nisharaghavan.com/5-work-habits-hold-back-career/ Thanks to Nisha Raghavan for the original article, here the author talks about some habits that might be holding you back in your career. KEY POINTS PLEASING EVERYONE – Don’t be that person who says YES to everything. Learn how and when to say NO. Don’t overpromise and underdeliver. Everytime you take on a … Continue reading “5 WORK Habits that are holding you back.”

How to Stand-out during Networking Events?

http://campus-to-career.com/2014/04/08/4-things-you-can-do-to-network-with-impact-results/ Thanks to Kara Ronin and campus-to-career.com for the original article on how to stand out during Networking events and get better results. If you are reading this, then you probably know the importance of Networking to help you find a job. KEY POINTS ARRIVE EARLY – It always pays to be punctual in all … Continue reading “How to Stand-out during Networking Events?”

What exactly are SOFT SKILLS?

http://www.job-interview-site.com/soft-skills-definition-what-are-soft-skills-examples-of-soft-skills.html Thanks to job-interview-site.com for the original article. We hear this a lot at work, during your job hunting, from recruiters,etc. about Soft Skills. We hear about the importance of soft skills. But what exactly are the soft skills that everyone is talking about. In this article, let’s look at the some skills that will … Continue reading “What exactly are SOFT SKILLS?”

Signs you are better off as a Contractor / Freelancer

http://www.social-hire.com/career–interview-advice/4279/8-signs-you-might-be-better-off-as-a-contractor-than-employee Thanks to Eric Butts and social-hire.com for this original article. Here the author talks about scenariors where one is better off being a Contractor / Freelancer. KEY POINTS BENEFITS – One of the main reasons people choose full-time employment is because of benefits. This also depends on which country you are from. Can you … Continue reading “Signs you are better off as a Contractor / Freelancer”

Successful Job Hunting Secrets.

https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130911212503-15454-10-things-job-seekers-must-do-to-get-a-better-job?trk=mp-reader-card Thanks Lou Adler and LinkedIn.com for this original article on Job Hunting. In this article, the author gives us insights into multiple ideas on Job Hunting. A definite must-read if you are in the market looking for a job or career. KEY POINTS 20% RULE – If you are spending all your time applying … Continue reading “Successful Job Hunting Secrets.”

An Introduction to Freelance Career

http://www.mylifestylecareer.com/career-reinvention-2/career-reinvention-strategies/the-pros-and-cons-of-being-a-freelancer/ Thanks to Nancy Collamer and mylifestylecareer.com for this original article on Freelance Careers In this extensive article, the author talks about the benefits of Freelancing, the markets in the US where Freelancing is prevalent, and also the jobs that have the most Freelance Career options. Thanks Nancy Collamer for once again putting together this … Continue reading “An Introduction to Freelance Career”

What Career Lessons can we learn from BREAKING BAD?

http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/breaking-bad-recruiters/ Thanks to Alison Mulligan and theundercoverrecruiter.com for this original article. I am huge fan of the show Breaking Bad, and that is why I decided to share and write about this article. The author talks about some career lessons we can learn from the critically-acclaimed show. I will only write below about the key … Continue reading “What Career Lessons can we learn from BREAKING BAD?”

How to set long-term Career Goals?

http://www.beyond.com/articles/4-keys-to-map-your-long-term-career-goals-13342-article.html Thanks to Alex Kecskes and beyond.com for the original article on goal-setting for your career. The author talks about the importance of career goals, and how to set them to better your future. KEY POINTS IDENTIFY – Stephen Covey in his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” says “begin with the end in … Continue reading “How to set long-term Career Goals?”

How to effectively apply on Job Boards?

http://careers.theguardian.com/careers-blog/five-top-tips-using-job-boards-effectively Thanks to Clare Whitmell and theguardian.com for the original article on Job Hunting. In this article, the author talks about effective ideas in using Job Board when applying for a job. KEY POINTS VOLUME – The beauty of Job Boards is that you are able to identify multiple opportunities for which you are a … Continue reading “How to effectively apply on Job Boards?”