Your daily work occupies a major position in their life. It is your personal and unique offering to yourself, to your world and to God, your Creator. Therefore, it matters what you do, how you do it and who you become in the process of doing it. Unfortunately, many people find it difficult to fulfill their true work potentials because they are currently dissatisfied with their careers for various reasons. As it happens, constant dissatisfaction is not a positive thing; it can … [Read more...] about Handle Career Dissatisfaction with This 2-Step Formula
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It’s all well and good to encourage people to take action when it comes to building a purposeful and successful career. Unfortunately, people can only take action when they know just what to do- and many people actually have no idea of what they need to do and the steps they need to take. If they knew the right thing to do, perhaps they might do it. That’s what we’ll address today- how to gain clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions for your career: 1. Pray for wisdom. … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Gain Clarity for Career Decisions
A little while ago, we discussed certain important steps to take before the day of an interview. Today, we’re discussing what to do on the day of the interview itself, and I’ll be sharing important tips that can help you to make the best of the interview. These tips will apply mostly to physical in-person interviews; we’ll talk about other types of interviews (telephone, Skype, etc.) some other time. Here we go: 1. Dress the part. Since you know the role you’ll be coming to play in the … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for the Day of Your Interview
Have you ever wondered why some people excel at what they do and other people just seem to shuffle along? There are several factors that determine the success and advancement of a person’s career, and many of these factors are underlying and may not easily be seen or determined. One of such underlying factors is a person’s attitude. Your attitude is a very real and very powerful thing. On one hand, your attitude will affect your work and spill over into the results, and on the other hand, … [Read more...] about Develop an Excellent Attitude
When it comes to job interviews, I have been on both sides of the table several times. I can identify with some of the nerve-wracking challenges that a job candidate may face during an interview. On the other hand, as an interviewer, I have also shared the frustrations of an interview panel. Today, I’m addressing you, Dear Job-Seeker, and I’m starting with a truth: When a person or a group of people sit to interview you, please understand that they are truly searching for someone to fill a … [Read more...] about Take These 4 Steps Before That Job Interview
It’s a common phenomenon. You suddenly happen to catch a glimpse of the time: It’s the end of the day. Or it’s time to move on to something else. You still have quite some work to do, but you call it a day and hope that you’ll do better tomorrow. Alternatively, you decide to bring some of the work with you into what should be time for family, relaxation or rest. One of the most difficult things to understand in the world of work is how fast time flies. These three tips will help you to take … [Read more...] about Three Ways to Take Charge of Your Time
The work you do is an integral part of who you are. This is true whether you do that work as a business owner or an employee, or whether you run a charity, a social-enterprise or work in a religious ministry. Your work is a personal extension of who you are and what you believe. This is why it is very important for you to be authentic and sincere in your work Your personal values are a part of the things that make you who you are. They are like your personal guiding principles, ideas and … [Read more...] about Align Your Career to Your Personal Values