Emma sat and looked defeated. A pretty, forty-something mother of two college students, Emma’s life appeared on the outside to be typical. Marriednearly 24 years, successfully raised two beautiful boys, she worked as an office manager for a small manufacturing company and she and her husband Dan went out for dinner together almost every Friday [...]
By reframing the way you are looking at a situation, you immediately begin to react to it differently. So your goal here, is to look at the specific things that you dislike about the job you are in now, especially how you describe the situation, and then find words and descriptors that will help you keep a more positive attitude about it.
So a job is never just a job. It will always hold influence upon how you view your life and the world.
I’ve Got An Interview! Now What? (Please see previous post for Part I) Let’s take a look at the actual interview. What is going on during an interview? By the time you meet, the recruiter has already looked at your resume, they know what you’ve done and your successes, so what’s this whole meeting about [...]
It is who you know! The best way to find job openings is through networking. Statistically it has been shown that the majority of positions and the best jobs are never advertised. They are usually filled by word of mouth and connections. Who are your connections? Every person you know could be your connection and [...]
Knowledge is Power for a Career Transition To make your career transition easier, I suggest you take some serious time to look at your skills and breakdown of the various things you do in the workplace. Take a look at my previous posts. Did your discoveries surprise you? Now look at the skills you use [...]
TIME TO CHANGE THAT JOB! Do you drive to work each day with the dread of being called to the office for a pink slip? After all, there have been a lot of rumors. Is it becoming harder to get things done at work because no one wants to make a decision, just in case [...]
As we are ending this year of 2008 many people take time to reflect on the events of the past year and look forward to the new year. This time of reflection should also allow for some insights. Where did you grow during the past 12 months? Was this a year where some big event [...]