I was in a coaching session with a lady when she said, “I feel like such a fraud. The company shouldn’t even be paying me this much. I’m not that good, and I’m afraid that they will soon find out.” Do you sometimes hear that voice in your head that tells you that you’re not as good as people think you are? Do you sometimes feel like you don’t deserve a new job, a new business deal or some … [Read more...] about Crush the Impostor Syndrome
Taking advantage of opportunities is especially important for those who need to get started on their careers or those who desire a career change and who have practically no idea of where to turn. Getting started in new opportunities can help you in your desire for career direction. When you have an idea of the skills you have, the next thing would be to find or make yourself available for the … [Read more...] about Are you seeking new career opportunities? Try these 3 simple tips.
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.
This guest post (and infographic) by Careerminds* shows you easy and effective ways to help you get back on your feet and land a job after you have been let go from a position. Job searches are always hard, but going through them after being let go can make them even harder. Not only is your morale low, but there is a sense of pressure to quickly find a job as to not feel the impact of lost … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Land a Job After Being Let Go (Infographic)