There are two paths to achieving “career clarity” — otherwise known as a crystal clear job target. The first is through self-exploration. There are numerous online resources you can use to identify what you want in your next job — or your next career. The second is to enlist the assistance of a professional. You… [Read More]
When you were a child, you probably were asked this question quite often: What do you want to be when you grow up? As you got older, you were expected to know the answer. But with the number of career changes in the average jobseeker’s life, you might find yourself wondering again: What does the… [Read More]
Are you ready for a raise? Preparation is one of the most important factors in successfully requesting a raise. Getting the timing right, structuring the request, and justifying your raise are all components of a successful request for a raise. Over the next couple of weeks, we will look at a 14-day challenge will help… [Read More]
Questions to Ask in Your Review Here is a brief list of questions to ask in your performance review: On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 is someone about to be promoted, and 1 is someone about to be fired, what number would you rate me? How are you measuring my success in… [Read More]
When You’re Not Ready to Retire There are some professions with mandatory retirement requirements — for example, airline pilots, air traffic controllers, and public safety workers. For many workers, however, they’re not ready to — or financially able to — retire at age 59. Traditionally, full Social Security benefits were available at age 65, with… [Read More]
In order to get to the top, having a solid foundation and footing is key. This video talks about 3 useful, yet often overlooked, things that a young person can do to help themselves out for later on in the job search.
Think back to a time when life was simple; no bills, no responsibilities, no cares in the world. If you’re like me, you probably thought back to when you were in high school, a mere 16-year-old. The biggest thing you had to worry about was getting your homework done and when curfew was. Then, one… [Read More]