Posts Tagged:Career

6 Fresh Ways to Find
Your Passion

It can be so frustrating when people advise you, “Just follow your passion!” Yeah, sure, you’d love to—if only you knew what your passion was. You’re probably the kind of person who works hard, with commitment and persistence. When you know what you’re doing, nothing will stop you. But before you can become unstoppable, you…

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There’s One Question That Will Help
You Figure Out Your Career Path

  Stop (really stop) and consider this question: Why do you go to work every day? Maybe it’s because you enjoy your coworkers, feel a pleasant challenge in the work you perform, or that you believe in your company’s mission. Or is it simply to bring home a paycheck? Are you happy with your answer?…

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Cheat Sheet: Nailing that last minute
interview

  For weeks you’ve been actively sending your resume out and applying for job openings when (finally!) you get a call from a company who wants you to come in for an interview—today! Because you still have to do your current job today, you have exactly an hour to prep . How do you get ready for…

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The Revealing Interview Questions
Candidates Never Think to Ask

. Over the weekend, my friend texted me a link to the New York Times piece,“Congratulations! You’ve Been Fired.” As I read it, my jaw dropped, my eyes opened wide, and I shook my head in disbelief—I did all of the things that, you know, you do when you can’t believe what you’re reading, seeing,…

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New Year, New Job:
How to change career and
future-proof your working life

According to the site CareerBuilder, the top New Year’s resolution at work is to find a new job, with 21 percent of workers pledging to leave their employer in 2016. Meanwhile, a survey conducted by Standard Life and Research Now suggests that 54pc of Brits want to change career, with this figure rising to 73pc…

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20 Career-Boosting Steps You Can
Take Before New Year’s Eve

It’s finally December, and you’ve worked hard all year long. You wrote enough emails to fill a novel. You spent an average of seven hours a day on your computer. And, if you were working full-time, you probably spent 42 hours of your life battling traffic during your daily commute. Whoa. If anyone deserves a…

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Why you should never
accept a counteroffer!

You have just accepted a position with another company and are in the process of turning in your notice. It was a difficult decision, and you thought long and hard about what path you would take. But you have decided to leave. In your resignation meeting, you tell your employer you have decided to leave…

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The One Interview Question Most
People Are Not Prepared For!

Any job hunter would be wise to seek out common interview questions and think about his answers beforehand, but what about the questions that haven’t made it onto the lists yet? One question I’ve heard asked is some variation of, “Tell me something I wouldn’t know from looking at your CV,” or “Tell me something…

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New Year, New Career: How to
Land Your Dream Job in 2015

For individuals who want to take the next step in their career, January is a great time to double down on their efforts and jump-start their job search. By this time, the holidays will be over, and both job hunters and employers will be ready to start the new year by seizing new opportunities. “Oftentimes,…

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Rev up your job search
during Christmas time

Many people believe the myth that companies stop hiring during the whirlwind of winter holidays. Although hiring does taper in December, hiring activity never really stops — something to consider if you’re considering ramping up the job hunt in the new year. This is the time when companies finalize their budgets for the coming year…

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