Success: What, Why and How

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Success: What, Why and How

Posted on November 9th, by Liam Ryan in on the job. No Comments

When I open up my computer every morning a deluge of great inspirational quotes are waiting for me.

Many of these are aimed at success.




But none of them tell me what success actually is.

If I have lots … Read More »

Leadership on the Links: Birdies & Bogies

Posted on November 9th, by Stan Skipworth in on the job. No Comments

In Harvey Pennick’s Little Red Book:  Lessons and Teachings from a Lifetime in Golf, the author shares a story of a brief conversation with someone he met at his church.  The story goes like this:

“A woman at church remarked to me, ‘Harvey, that game you play doesn’t make sense.  You hit a ball 250 yards off the tee and … Read More »

Is an Umbrella Career Right for You?

Posted on November 9th, by David Shindler in Career Advice. No Comments

Is an umbrella career right for you?

Imagine you are holding a large umbrella. What colour or colours is your umbrella? Is the rain lashing down or is the sun beaming hot rays?

Under your metaphorical umbrella are all your varied interests, the ones that energize you and the ones that don’t, but they pay the bills. … Read More »

The Art of Effective Networking

Posted on November 9th, by Hasib Ahmed in networking/interviewing. No Comments

What does it take to become a master in effective networking? Should you follow up while networking? This article will try to answer all those questions that you have about networking. Read on!

For most, networking is as tough as striking a conversation in a strange party. You know there is a huge chance you will … Read More »

What Is the Best Month to Apply for a Job?

Posted on November 9th, by Juliana Weiss-Roessler in Career Advice. No Comments

Let’s get this out of the way right up front: there is no 100 percent definitive answer to this question. Different industries operate on different schedules and seasons, so May might be the “best” for some of you, while October might be the “best” month for others.

That being said, there’s one month that can actually … Read More »

Resume Keywords Make All the Difference!

Posted on November 9th, by Erin Kennedy in Career Advice. No Comments

Once you finally admit to yourself that you DO in fact still need a resume for your job search, your next step will be to include the right content so that your resume is “found” by employers and recruiters looking for candidates in your field.  So, how do you get “found”? I have one word … Read More »

What Kind of Leader Are You?

Posted on October 10th, by Karen Kimsey-House in on the job. No Comments

When you think of leadership, what images spring to mind?

Perhaps it is the bold visionary standing alone at the helm of the organization brimming with charisma. Or perhaps it is more dictatorial, the boss barking out unquestionable orders subordinates as they scurry about. In either case, this form of leadership is one-dimensional, and in today’s … Read More »

Bad Behavior: Don’t Tolerate It

Posted on October 9th, by Chris Edmonds in on the job. No Comments

Do leaders in your organization tolerate bad behavior from others leaders or individual contributors?

Bad behavior may happen for thousands of reasons, in all kinds of organizations across the globe.

Bad behavior may happen because people want power and control at work. They respond aggressively when their power is threatened.

Bad behavior may happen because of individual’s social … Read More »

Closing the Gender Wage Gap Benefits the Economy

Posted on October 9th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job. No Comments

The gender pay gap has been a persistent national issue. The latest data illustrates that while the United States has made great progress, there is still more work to be done. According to the 2014 Global Gender Gap Report by the World Economic Forum, there is no nation in the world where a woman earns … Read More »

Rewriting Career Myth Stories

Posted on October 8th, by David Shindler in Career Advice. No Comments

One of the challenges of being a job seeker and finding career direction is being bombarded by advice from so-called experts. How do you know who and what to believe?

Unfortunately, these expert’s shoulds, needs and musts sometimes contradict each other. Accepted wisdom can also be overtaken by events. Like urban myths, their advice seems plausible … Read More »