In this last episode of Go-Go Boy Interrupted, Danny reflects on 12 years of partying in L.A. with nothing to show for it. Now he is jobless, friendless, and, worst of all, not in his 20s anymore. What he does next will surprise you.
Unless you've been living in a cave, you've most likely heard of the cosmic event called, Mercury Retrograde. Well, get ready to buckle up your seat belt and strap yourself in because this event will happen again from June 7 to July 1.
Nobody asked us, "When you grow up, how do you want to support yourself until you finally manage to find a job that utilizes your degrees, personal skill sets, and passions?" They asked us what we wanted to be.
If you speak to any motivational speaker or self-help guru, they will tell you that self-worth -- knowing that you matter -- must come before you can truly care for anything else in life. Not surprisingly, this equally applies to the workplace.
A well-crafted departure fuels positive memories, both in your own mind and in the minds of former colleagues.
One of the main points I stress to my clients in developing their encore career is that staying actively engaged will help you physically, mentally, and emotionally. It's not just good for your finances; it's good for your mental and physical health.
There are two questions I get asked most frequently when I tell new people my story. The first is, "Why did you decide to leave law?" and the second is, "How did you make the change?" This is the step-by-step process I used to go from recovering lawyer to happy entrepreneur.
Combined, these tools make my digital life more secure, assessable and coordinated. I could lose my computer tomorrow and rest assured that nothing of mine (lest the computer) was lost.
Job seekers tend to resuscitate the resume they used to find their previous position by simply adding another block to detail their most recent position. What many don't realize is that they need to pay special attention to remove information that may date them and inadvertently lead to age discrimination.
There are legitimate reasons for the high employment rate, such as closed businesses, tight budgets, or a turnaround in operations. But one problem may be that some job seekers searches are too narrow. Could you benefit from a different type of career path?
For many, the job interview is the most terrifying moment of the application process. It has caused countless qualified applicants to lose their cool under pressure, sometimes unraveling completely through vocal tremors and sweaty palms.
1. Constantly post questionable jokes and tasteless photos. HR directors love pranksters and those with low moral standards.
Our members are entrepreneurs and the leaders of large companies. Do they lean in? In every way possible. Do they have a seat at the table? They do. Is it easy? No.
Should it be a goal of the workplace to make employees happy? Or is striving for satisfaction enough? Happy workers are likely more productive, and potentially even healthier and more creative. But can a physical workspace really create happiness?
Lots of job seekers get duped by job ad scams or don't realize they're going to be interviewed by agencies or consultants. If you've been there, you understand how these can be roadblocks in the already frustrating process of looking for a job.
Any job seeker today knows that social networking sites like LinkedIn are invaluable resources for making important contacts. And, in addition to LinkedIn's effectiveness as a networking tool, many recruiters are now forgoing traditional methods of sourcing candidates and turning directly to this major site as their preferred method for identifying potential employees.