Career Crossroads Offer The Best Reflection Opportunities

Career Crossroads Offer The Best Reflection Opportunities

If you’re looking for a job for the first time or you’re switching careers, you may wonder where your talents lie. You know that you want to find a job that you enjoy, but how can you tell what you would be good at before you get the job?

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Take a New Career for a Test Drive First

Take a New Career for a Test Drive First

Changing careers can be challenging as you try to deal with potential pay cuts, retraining, and conducting a job search in a whole new field. Reduce your risks with these strategies that will let you try out a new career before you make a big leap.

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I grow My Network

I grow My Network

I use networking to cultivate long-term relationships. I share my time, talents, and encouragement with others. I gain new knowledge, expand my connections, and discover valuable opportunities. I make new contacts. I ask for referrals. I attend professional meetings and industry events.

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So you landed a Dream Job Interview?

So you landed a Dream Job Interview?

Since becoming a part of the working world, you’ve probably been on several job interviews. However, with a high profile job interview coming up, it’s essential to practice some effective, job-winning strategies that can help you outshine your competition.

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What Will You Do When a Coworker Advances Faster Than You?

What Will You Do When a Coworker Advances Faster Than You?

The TV show “The Office” demonstrated how far workplace envy can go. Paper salesmen pushed their rivals into fish ponds, stuck them in supply closets, and covered desk accessories with Jello. Before you mistreat an innocent stapler, consider these alternatives for what to do when a coworker advances ahead of you.

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Why Your LinkedIn Head Shot May Be Holding You Back

Why Your LinkedIn Head Shot May Be Holding You Back

Recruiters, colleagues, and potential clients are 14 times more likely to click on your LinkedIn profile if you have a photo. If you’re spending hours editing your summary statement, ensure you give equal time to the images.

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Formula for Turning Your Creativity into a Career

Formula for Turning Your Creativity into a Career

Maybe you’d like to turn your creativity into a career but jokes about starving artists make you a little nervous. In reality, it is possible to make a living while making art. Find out how to channel your creative skills into a rewarding career.

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Finding Purpose at Your Job

Finding Purpose at Your Job

Is your job a source of stress and frustration? Do you dread each time the alarm sounds? Does your work fail to ignite passion in your heart? Believe it or not, your employment can provide both the income you need and the fulfillment you crave!

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14 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Advance Your Career

14 Things You Can Do This Weekend to Advance Your Career

This weekend, take a break from your job, but give your career a boost. Try these 14 simple things you can do to advance your career online and offline. They’re all quick enough to squeeze in between Friday and Monday while still giving you plenty of time to sleep in.

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Read This Before You Ask for Your Old Job Back

Read This Before You Ask for Your Old Job Back

Do you miss your old job so much that you want to get it back? Maybe you’ve recently joined a new company where things aren’t living up to your expectations. Maybe you have been gone for years, but you still have happy memories of your former coworkers and achievements.

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Discover Your Strengths to Find the Right Career for You

Discover Your Strengths to Find the Right Career for You

To have a career that fits you, you must first understand your strengths. We're not talking about knowledge or skills; those are things you've learned and developed. Think of strengths as natural attributes that give you a significant advantage over the average person.

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Contemplating a Career Change

Contemplating a Career Change

No matter what kind of work you do, don’t be surprised if there comes a time when you think of switching careers. After all, many of us have romanticized ideas about one career or another.

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