Career transitions are often an inevitable factor in the lives of most professionals. While there are those who may be lucky enough to embark upon their dream career on the virtual heels of their graduation commencements, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the typical […]
There are some paths through life that are often heavily tread and, by virtue of their familiarity, we are granted a greater level of insight into a depth of common ground that is typically absent. In these arenas, our shared experience allows for a step-by-step […]
Time and Change
Sometimes we become so overly-involved in our established paths and daily routines that a day may come when you lift your head and wonder, “What am I doing?” Sooner or later (and sometimes more than once) we most all arrive at such a […]
As we know, technology (notably, the Internet) has made job seeking considerably easier in recent times. The term, “pounding the pavement” has become all but obsolete; and while face-to-face networking is still recommended in many fields, the concept of visiting company after company to […]
When seeking a new job or career, essentially, it is the skills you bring to the table that will earn the attention of hiring managers. Transferrable skills, specifically, play an important role in helping job seekers through the interview process and beyond.
Here, we will describe […]
While in most cases, the reasons for one individual to leave their current place of employment are generally subjective, there are a few circumstances that generally speak volumes when it comes to moving on from a particular job.
When asked “Should I quit my job?” career […]
Do you go to work simply because that’s the expectation both from yourself and from your employer? Are you perplexed at the thought that there are those who enjoy going to work each day? While it’s true that only a small percentage of people truly […]
Distant are the days of strictly applying for jobs in person or through handwritten job applications. While there are companies who may still partake in this method, most modern organizations have been actively utilizing the internet for their application collection process for quite some time now. In […]
Starting a new job can be stressful — as can moving to a new home — but when that new job you are starting requires you to relocate, the pressure can increase tenfold. There are usually a myriad of aspects to consider before accepting any new job, […]
As has been mentioned many times, the world is a new and different place. Unlike our parents’ or grandparents’ jobs, it’s almost unheard of for someone to spend their entire career with one employer.
Contemporary workers will frequently change companies within as little as three years. However, in a […]