You may look at your resume and think that everything on it is too important to be left off. But let's get real. You're looking for an internship or entry-level job, which means you have just a few years experience.
Like millions of my fellow Baby Boomers, I deeply care about the future of our planet and the well-being of current and future generations. My concern is based on the values I grew up with on a farm, in a small village in West Germany after World War II.
Look the part. One of the first changes I made was swapping out my leather tote for a conservative, oversized briefcase. A friend had one similar and I decided to treat myself. The choice was a style disaster. A successful look depends on developing your own personal taste.
When I was asked to do a post on what my advice would be to college grads about to enter the workforce and begin job searching, my concern was that having graduated nearly a decade ago (so crazy), I'm already too old to be relevant.
Do you remember career counseling when you were in school? Someone probably presented a bunch of career options and then tried to help you decide the best fit based on how you had performed thus far in academia with little or no discussion about your personality traits. .
No matter your situation in life, you can change your circumstances. You have all the capability within yourself to make good things happen. And while pursuing your goals, you can enjoy every minute of it.
With the rising student loan debt burden many are beginning to think "outside of the box" in terms of ways to gain an education. After all, life's lessons aren't strictly learned inside the four walls of a classroom.
Either consciously or unconsciously, we tend to make judgments about a person based on first impressions. And the best way to make a positive first impression on a job interview is to embrace uncommon common sense.
Constantly defending and justifying your dreams and desires is not only exhausting, but also counterproductive and unhealthy. Take the time to actively seek out like-minded people who will acknowledge, affirm and celebrate your audacious goals.
January is also the perfect time to re-evaluate, refresh, and, if necessary, renovate your career: Analyze what you like about it, how you could enhance it, whether you need to change it, and, if so, what steps you can take.
There is no one singular answer that applies to all of us as far as work is concerned. We have to find what works best for our lives, but we can agree that work is an important part of our lives. Here are five ways your work could be affecting your life.
Gone are the days where the only way of finding a new job was through an advert, or even a recruiter. With the increase in social media, companies have endless means of sourcing talent. However, one rule of thumb still applies today "it's not what you know, but who you know."
In life, whether it's your career, your marriage or a litany of other situations, often times it's not the decisions you make after the fact that can destroy you. It's the decisions that you make before entering into situations that can destroy you.
Managers play an essential role by helping their organizations enable women to find the right balance so they can work as productively and effectively as possible. Here are a few steps workplace leaders can take to help women achieve their full potential at work.