Do you feel you continue to make poor career choices? Are you confused why you make awful job-changing decisions? There are obviously many factors that contribute to your decisions and decision-making abilities, but there are essentially 11 reasons you make bad job-changing decisions.
I'm amazed at the laser-like focus job seekers have on finding a job by target only "jobs." You join a company. You don't join a job! Regardless of whether you desperately need a job, would like to find an alternate job, or want to evaluate the market to review better opportunities, I suggest to first target companies. Here's how to target the best companies in your job search. For most, the company you work for will have a far greater impact on your overall professional growth than the individual responsibilities you perform in your particular job.
We have all looked back on our lives—for however brief a moment—and wondered what if I would have known better at the time? Well, here are the 15 best things you can do for yourself at 22 years old!
Have you ever wanted to change careers? Perhaps you’re a tenured professional looking for something new. You could be a college student questioning whether you chose the right major or should pursue a career in the profession you studied. Most people face these “questions” at some point in their lives. Here's the first things to do when you want to change careers.
Do you ever wonder why you make terrible decisions or feel awful about your choices? If so, I hope these lessons from my life help you. Make sure to gather enough information, consider the trade-offs, consider the full impact, and be clear on your motives.
When you’ve been “off work” for a year, three years, or a decade, returning to the workforce is daunting. As an executive recruiter, I’m often asked the best approaches to return to transition back to work successfully. I decided it’s time to write how to go from stay-at-home parent to professional in twelve steps!
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Seventeen, huh? Well, I wanted to cover how you can screw up a job interview relating to four of the five senses of sound, sight, touch, smell, excluding taste. I tossed in the pre-interview and post-interview errors. I also have a self-imposed under-one-thousand-word limit. (I crushed it in a mere 705 words
I’d like to offer I was a bit loose with the title. The Human Resources persona is not technically correct. Those that sit on the interviewer’s side of the table can be from HR (or Recruitment), but many are hiring officials or other employees. I’ve worked with several hundred HR resources during