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We cover various topics helpful in one’s career management. From writing effective resumes to effective career management
You think your parents are bad? Consider this: I was a police reporter for most of my career – covering only the worst-case scenarios.
Maybe I’m different from you, but I love looking at job openings. Further, I can justify my qualifications for almost all of the jobs I read. What, you say? You’re no engineer. You’re no scientist. Ah, but I am a chameleon. For that brief moment of reading the job description, I picture myself there, happy and successful. It’s like a little novel where I’m the main character and I get to visit different plots in my mind. “The Road Not Taken”
When you’ve just finished 12-plus years of school and the world is wide open to your wildest dreams, the last job you want is back in school, being a teacher. But four or more years down the road and some starts and stops in jobs that aren’t going anywhere.
Being “authentic” or “genuine” seems to be among the key points of advice many of you hear for your college applications and especially if a personal interview is involved. A contradiction to this recommendation, in my mind, is to fill your resume with volunteer activities and leadership roles in those volunteer activities. Volunteering is wise and wonderful but what if you choose something that is “not you” and, therefore, inauthentic.
I fell into a field a few years ago that I didn’t even know existed. I thought fundraising was all about donating money, certainly not making money with a great salary and excellent benefits. In the last decade, fundraising has become a full-fledged and respected field that includes college degrees tracks, continuing education and its own set of certifications and initials to go after your name.
We gave quite a few talks last year to companies and individuals around Conquering Fear and Stepping Up. Through that we realized that lots of people were getting the motivation they needed to deal with what they were going through. So, we decided that in 2018, we...
1. Take your time to review the JD. Hopefully the company has put a good amount of effort in it. Compare your skillset with the JD. If you have performed what they are asking for, make sure you use the same terminology. If the terminology is different but its...
A question came to my mind today when I was thinking about future jobs and career paths that may be available with the advent of Robotics. People with programming skills will be on the rise. They are the ones who will help us control the robot. Planning for a...
Video Resumes, You Tube Introductions, have been tried but not all have been successful or impressive. For most of us – we need help in this area. Using Video can be great to differentiate yourself, if done the right way. This article describes – what is the right...
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Don’t worry about what people say
Do what you want to do with passion. People will always criticize.
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