Reduce your Email Footprint at Work
by Terri Tierney Clark - Dec, 2014
Email, used heavily in the corporate world over the past 15 years, has made businesses much more efficient. But office emailing can drag you down when you have to wade through useless emails. Some executives complain that they receive 300-400 emails a day and wish their offices would cut down on extraneous emailage. Here’s an example. You are copied on an email with 10 other recipients. Seven of your colleagues “Reply All”...
Dealing with Unexpected Job Loss (Part 3)
by Kalindi Garvin - Dec, 2014
First Things First The shock of losing your job can be overwhelming. However, the decisions you make during this time are crucial to making a successful transition to a new position. Unemployment Benefits One of the first things to do after being fired is to check into unemployment insurance benefits. If you are fired from a job, you are generally eligible for unemployment compensation unless your employer proves you...
How to Know if Your Technical Skills Need an Upgrade
by Alexandra Levit - Dec, 2014
The market for continuing education in technical fields is exploding, but are re-skilling efforts worth it? The answer is: it depends on your situation. According to the 2014 Udemy Skills Index, an analysis of trends in American skills development based on data from Udemy’s top 100 paid online courses, technology courses have the highest enrollment numbers of any subject. We get that we need them, and so we’re signing up in...
Midlife Career Change–And Other Times, Too
by Georgia Adamson - Nov, 2014
The phrase “midlife career change” is nothing new. It’s something that’s been occurring for decades, maybe even centuries. However, there are some aspects these days that might make career change–midlife or otherwise–more challenging or at least challenging in different ways than in the past. Midlife Career Change–What’s Involved Two broad scenarios can apply to these situations. Either you’re considering a career change...
Overwhelmed? 3 Ways To Break through!
by Dorothy Montgomery - Nov, 2014
Recent studies have painted a gray picture of the American working world: longer days, moving through constant change, and less vacation time. Those lucky enough to have a job can expect to be asked to do more with less coworkers, time, and resources. There’s no doubt we are all feeling overwhelmed, overworked, stressed, and exhausted. How is that different for women than men? Is it possible to have a less harried life?...
Freelance Workforce vs. Direct Employee
by Georgia Adamson - Nov, 2014
If you’re currently working and aren’t a direct employee of a company, you would probably be part of the freelance workforce. That’s either a good thing or a bad thing, depending on several factors. Regardless, it points to a trend that has been growing over the years and could have relevance for you in the future. Is Freelancing the “New Normal” Employment? According to a study quoted by Recruiting Trends, freelancing i...
Are You Committed To Your Personal Brand?
by Valerie Sokolosky - Nov, 2014
“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.” ~Kenneth Blanchard If you had breakfast this morning, the chicken participated but the pig was committed! Here’s a client’s example of commitment to demonstrating and using his personal brand. I recently worked w...
10 Ways to Sharpen Your Focus: The #1 Key to Success
by Michelle Kerrigan - Nov, 2014
The first thing you need to know is this: Discomfort and the desire for something better drives change. It’s why you and your company go in new directions: to relieve pain of poor sales, poor performance, poor salary, poor leadership, poor anything. It’s why we look forward to a new year: To address the discomfort of the old one by exploring new and better ways of doing things. I’ve been in the business world for a long...
The Secret To Changing Your Career? Change Your Fear
by Christie Mims - Nov, 2014
Have you ever thought about trying something new with your career, or making a switch in your current job and then immediately said to yourself: “Oh – but I could never do that.” The reasons you have are many: Your mortgage (or rent) payment. The economy. You are worried about your kids. This isn’t a good time. Your current job is not too bad, so why rock the boat? You think these thoughts to yourself quickly and the...
Why You Should Always Keep an Eye Out for the Perfect Job
by Adrienne Erin - Nov, 2014
You’re content with your job. You’re happy where you are. You’re confident in your job security. You have the perfect job and don’t need to job search. Right? Think again. Contrary to popular belief, you can and should continue to search for the perfect job, regardless of whether or not you currently need or want to change employment. It may seem illogical or counter-intuitive, but continually searching is crucial to you...
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