We have all heard them, read about the possibilities, studied the website sources and books. We prepare for the interview questions most likely to be asked and questions directly related to the job responsibilities and required skills by a hiring manager.
If you have felt powerless over your work, career or life in general, it might be time for you to look long and hard at your goals and how you approach them. Creating your own personal and professional goals, and establishing a process for accomplishing them, protects you from going completely into a ditch when you hit an icy patch in the road.
Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation and found yourself distracted by the number of times a person says, “umm” or “do you know what I mean?” It starts out somewhat funny, but quickly becomes an annoyance.
Lately, many collegiate level courses teaching Internet, business office software packages, and general computer technology has included a unit on LinkedIn and resume writing to enable students to job search.
Do you have a mentor? With the start of a new year and an improving economy, it may be a good time to evaluate your current career path and make some decisions about where you are headed. Rather than assuming things are greener in other pastures, it might be helpful to get some advice from someone who has been there, done that.