Job losses happen in the world of work. No one wishes for it, but it happens all the same for different reasons. If you have just been laid off from work, it can lead to a load of stress and anxiety and leave many questions hanging unanswered: Why me? How did this happen? How will I pay my bills? Where do I go from here? You may also find yourself dealing with a myriad of negative emotions; you … [Read more...] about How to Deal with a Job Loss
As a Coach, this is one of my most favourite things to do in the entire world- helping people to find their path, and as a woman, I can definitely relate to female concerns. Women are beautiful and truly special. Truly, there are different ways by which a woman could find a career or work path. We could look at the woman’s temperament and personality or her talents, skills and experiences, but … [Read more...] about An Inner Compass to Finding Your Career Path
Is it good to start your own business? Absolutely. Should you start your own business? Maybe. Is it time to start your own business? Maybe. Maybe not. There are some people who express themselves best through creating ideas, pioneering them and turning them into successful businesses. They do better as business owners or self-employed people. There is another group of people who can work in … [Read more...] about Thinking of leaving your job to start your own business? Read this first.
A skill is a special ability or expertise that you acquire by formal or informal training and practice. It is the most important factor in any career. Your skills may come from the practice of your talent or natural ability or from deliberate learning. Taking stock of the skills that you have is a big deal when it comes to making career decisions. Here are three important ways that the … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Take Stock of Your Skills
In making career decisions, it is important to understand the place of your interests and passions. Interests and passions aid your clarity by presenting new options to you or helping you eliminate or finalise on your existing options. Identifying your passions is not usually very difficult. For you to be able to call something your passion, it means that you love doing it or getting involved … [Read more...] about How to Discover Your Career Interests and Passions
A career change shouldn’t be an impulsive or rash process; it should be well thought-out and purposefully carried-out. Getting it wrong can lead you into self-doubt and plenty of frustration and regrets. Of course, there’s also the possibility of losing income by way of profit of salary, if things are not put in their right place. So, what is the first step of planning and executing a … [Read more...] about Want to make a successful career change? Start with this.