You finished school, but now what? Do you go find a job, or continue your education? Getting your MBA is a great way to increase your earnings and job status. Sure, more pay is nice, but getting an MBA is much more than just a pay bump. Getting your MBA is a huge life decision. Below is some information that may help you make the decision! Sponsored PostRead More
The beginning of a new year is typically the best time to reflect on old habits and pick up new ones. This applies to both personal and professional habits.
Developing new habits is an essential must-do. That is because our daily schedules comprise endless routines. Becoming stuck in an infinite cycle of dull and unproductive habits can become disheartening over time.Read More
As a manager, making sure your employees are on the same page as you is absolutely critical to business success. It can be easy to get lost in the day-to-day minutiae of work and forget your employees rely on you to set the standards for communication, so if you feel your employees aren’t always right there with you, here are some ways you can use to get them (and yourself) back on track. Guest Post By Rachel SummersRead More
Progressing up the career ladder is no easy feat. Almost everywhere you turn, and every advancement you try to make seems to come up with some form of obstacle that pushes you right back to square one. Sometimes, it’s hard to stay motivated, especially when the whole world seems to be working against the idea of your progress and it seems so easy to give up and get stuck in a rut.
Sound familiar? Here’s what you need to do to make sure that doesn’t happen anymore. By Guest Post Author Brenda BergRead More
Imagine this situation: you have accepted a job proposal from one company but while you were waiting for them to send you the contract, you received another proposal. That second proposal is better than the first one and you really would like to work with the second company. Is it even legal to decline an accepted job offer?
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Have you ever felt like you are stuck and have nowhere to grow professionally?
Does it bother you that it feels like your company does not want to increase your pay?
Have you ever considered changing your job?
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We all have those moments when we question ourselves and think we can’t handle a situation. When faced with unfamiliar situations, we are filled with self-doubt and constantly have to talk ourselves through those situations. Confidence is an important ingredient in the workplace and very few people can go far without it.Read More
At one point or another, you may have considered switching from one career to another. Perhaps your current career path is a dead end or you no longer have any interest in what you do. Changing careers can give you new enthusiasm and fulfilment if you take the right steps in the right direction. Changing careers is never an easy decision and should not be rushed. Ensure that you have the resources and capabilities you need to make it happen.Read More
Are you kicking yourself because of the power you have and don’t use? Because of the thoughts and words you have and don’t express? You have the power within you to control your reaction to any situation and circumstance…the power to foresee your future and rule it when the time comes. Do you use this power or do you not believe in it?Read More
Employees change jobs for different reasons. While having a bad day at work is not a good enough reason to go job scouting, there are valid reasons why people decide to change jobs. Whatever the reason behind the change, it is not an easy decision to make and should not be taken lightly.Read More
What do you do when you have only 24 hours to prepare for an interview? Even candidates with sufficient notice before the day have to put in significant effort to perform well. You’re probably wondering how much of a chance you’ve got. Fret not. The fact that you have got only 24 hours to prepare does not completely eliminate your chances of doing well. The limited time you have will force you to focus on what’s necessary.Read More
The path to self-fulfilment is not an easy one. With the number of years that I’ve worked in industry, I can admit that finding one’s professional calling or what most professionals call a career path is never straightforward.Read More
You’ve written your resignation letter. You’re mentally prepared to take up the challenge of a new job and face the future with a new employer. You’ve signed your resignation letter and are ready to have the much-dreaded conversation with your boss about your plans to leave. You inform your boss and the incredible happens. He tries to keep you with a counteroffer. He emotionally declares how excellent you are to work with, how it would be a big shame to have you leave the team at such a critical time…Read More
Do you cringe at the thought of negotiating a job offer? I know I used to.
I’ve always left it up to organizations to determine my worth and “pay me according to their salary structure”. Why hustle if it’s what I deserve?Read More
One of the easiest things to want to do when you’ve just experienced an embarrassing situation or been through a less than perfect experience is to crawl into a hole and never come out.
Embarrassments can range from the minor to the professionally damaging.Read More
You receive a job offer from Company A and indicate your acceptance. Company B comes along, makes you an offer you can’t resist and after weighing all the pros and cons, you decide to renege on the job offer from Company A. How do you go about it?Read More
The art of compartmentalising can be very useful in deciding where to focus your energy during the course of a stressful day. Let’s assume you just finished a meeting with colleagues in which you couldn’t reach an agreement... Compartmentalising is the skill that allows you to move on to the next meeting without the previous meeting weighing on your mind and affecting your performance. Think about this:Read More
You may often wonder what it takes to be good at one’s job. I mean, really good. You see them everyday. They have their numbers at hand - Ask them anything, and they have the facts right at their fingertips. People who are really good at their jobs often cut the picture of confident, articulate and gutsyRead More
Excessive workload, few opportunities for growth or unchallenging work are just some examples of what can cause a professional to feel stressed at work. Feeling stressed for a protracted period of time however, can lead to a decline in work performance and physical health challenges.Read More