A career can be a very rocky road. You need a champion, a cheerleader for when times are tough.
Some lies come at you from other people. Others you tell yourself. Whichever the case, they can derail your career if you fall for them.
How to select and work with a coach to achieve your career goals.
Career coaches are everywhere, yet their skills and qualifications range widely. Check off these five criteria as you vet prospective career coaches.
To find the right career path, you need to understand who you are. Try these tools, experts, and self-reflective questions.
Athletes engage coaches to assist them to win, why don’t you hire a career coach to assist YOU to win your dream job?
When you’re in career transition, your resume must tell a compelling, striking and resonating story based on your history of accomplishments. Unfortunately, as time passes, you’ll be less likely to remember examples that date back to the 90s, 80s or earlier. What is a brag book? A brag book is a collection of career stories […]
Whether you are looking for a job, a position or the role you are passionate about, the goal is ultimately the same and so to is the key to success; you must be absolutely clear on what the job, position or passion entails! Exactly what does it look like? Do you have the necessary qualifications […]
Professional Independent Communicators Present: Location: Metro Hall View Map Are you happy and successful in your career? Do you know how to uncover jobs, contracts and freelance opportunities? This presentation, designed for both freelancers and employees, will provide you with answers to take charge of your career. By attending this presentation, you will learn: To develop an […]
Inspiration, motivation, determination, drive, confidence! All are necessary components of a successful job search. In today’s economy we are dealing with record high unemployment rates, a fiercely competitive job market and an average of 10 months to secure a senior executive position! It is not always easy to stay positive and sometimes all we need is a Time Out, […]
If you see yourself as a rising star and have clearly laid out your career path, you may already understand that your successful career will rely on the support of many other individuals. No one gets to the top without an extensive personal and professional network. As a rising star you must be driven, focused and continually earn […]
The decision to retain the services of a Career Coach is a positive move towards a successful and fulfiling career. The following questions will help you to decide if it’s the right move for you: Are you confident in the direction your career is going? Are you involved in an industry that has future growth protential? […]
Wallace Immen writes, “JOB HUNTING 101… A Guide For The New Realities of These Tougher Times” for the Globe and Mail. According to career coaches, Ward Garven, Stanton Chase Int’l; Wayne Pagani, WP Consulting Assoc; Sharon Graham, Graham Managment; Molly Fletcher; Heidi Allison, Allison & Talylor Inc and Cassandra Gierden, Profit Coaching, it is safe to say […]
More than ever before, the competition in today’s job search market is fierce! In order to be competitive, you must know yourself! You need to have the ability to clearly identify your hard skills and your soft skills. Why should you be considered as a candidate for the position you are seeking? What skills […]
Whether you are building a house or managing your career your success will be determined by a strong foundation. In your career, your resume is your foundation. Your career can take you in many directions but your advancement, your success, will be directly related to opportunities. By maintaining a professional resume you will ensure your opportunities for job interviews are secured and not lost. Your […]
Job searching is challenging, emotional, time consuming, stressful and depressing. It can be a rocky road that plays out within the family environment and all persons in the house can be affected in some way or another. It’s a time for active support and guidance to open up new job search channels and travel from […]
CareerBuilder.com has released a new survey of unusual (and fun) jobs. With so many serious issues in today’s turbulent economy, it seems a break from the norm is in order. For the top results from 8,700 workers reporting unconventional jobs held during their career go to http://tinyurl.com/6fyx4y to check out the full list from A […]
Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, just to name a few, are websites that are available for anyone to share information online. The following blogs, also just to name a few, have been written about sharing information online and the consequences, positive or negative that can result. The basic message really is, use a little common sense when you post information to your […]
In today’s economic crisis, the number one job available is in SALES! These positions are currently the most sought after as an increase in sales could potentially be the key factor in the survival of many companies caught up in today’s economic turmoil. Increasing sales is one of the few definitive options available to the decision makers of many companies and organizations at […]
Some of us are firm believers in what goes around, comes around and as professionals, we spend a great deal of our time networking. Successful networking involves sharing information, experiences, and most importantly, our needs. Understanding what we can do for others and what they can do for us and then following through will sooner […]