What Is Stopping Your Career Progression?

If you have been stuck on the same rung on the career ladder for years, it is important you ask yourself why. Assuming your job actually has room for progression, you will get more job satisfaction if you have the opportunity to grow within the company you work for. The alternative is staying where you … Continue reading “What Is Stopping Your Career Progression?”

4 Tips for Effective Networking

As a career professional, it is vital that you spend your time establishing useful business contacts. This will be of use when it comes to securing lucrative deals, negotiating better rates from your suppliers, taking on new members of staff, and boosting the profile of your brand. One of the best ways for you to … Continue reading “4 Tips for Effective Networking”

Millennials – Do You Know Where You Want to Work?

For years now, college grads have considered it somewhat of a miracle if they found jobs in their career fields. They moved back home with mom and dad, took menial positions while they continued to look, or went on to graduate school, hoping things would improve once a few more years passed and they had … Continue reading “Millennials – Do You Know Where You Want to Work?”

8 Things to Do When a Recruiter Visits Your LinkedIn Profile

If you are active on LinkedIn, you are probably aware of the “Who viewed my profile” feature. Even though the feature has been part of LinkedIn for a very long time, many users are still at a loss when someone views their profile, especially if it was a recruiter. Is it acceptable to message that … Continue reading “8 Things to Do When a Recruiter Visits Your LinkedIn Profile”

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?”

Building a Career with Future Life Changes in Mind

Just because you’re doing something well now doesn’t mean you’ll always be successful at your job or enjoy the work you do. There are a number of reasons you might decide to look for another job. Changing careers always carries a certain level of stress, but there are things you can do to make future … Continue reading “Building a Career with Future Life Changes in Mind”

10 Things You Should Know Before Your Job Interview

Are you in the process of landing a job, but are worried that you’re not ready for the interview phase especially if you just finished the college? Getting the interviews right is needed if you are to make an impact with a potential employer. Without good quality interview skills you might never land that dream … Continue reading “10 Things You Should Know Before Your Job Interview”

10 Habits That Will Make You More Productive and Have Nothing to Do with Work

“Productivity” and “work” are synonymous, because there’s absolutely nothing important going on outside of The Job. At least, that’s what the majority of these “How to Be More Productive!” lists would have you believe. The truth is, getting things done in real life is just as rewarding as in work life—if not more so (side … Continue reading “10 Habits That Will Make You More Productive and Have Nothing to Do with Work”