You’ve graduated from college, now what! I thought it was easy to land a dream career; did not realize it required efforts to connect with employers.
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Landing a dream job needs more than graduating college. Unless you are Bill Gates’ son, do not expect to become Microsoft’s Global Sales Manager after graduation. If that happens, you might be the luckiest person on the planet.
A good number of people think that they are secured, and it won’t happen to them. The truth is that anyone can lose a job because of numerous reasons.
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You may make a mistake that your employer may not forgive you for making it. They may be down-sizing. There are many reasons why you could lose your job. Are you prepared for when it happens?
Most of us are not prepared for that day. I was in the same bucket until I read Do Over, a book written by Jon Acuff. This book gave me the directions to take control in case this situation happens to me.
The book introduced me to what Jon calls the “Career Savings Account (CSA)”. What is Career Savings Account? Here is the equation (CSA = Relationship + Skills + Character + Hustle).
Aren’t you sure what to include on your resume? You are not alone. A good number of people drop dry when developing a resume.
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Did I think that having bullet points on a resume was the best thing? Yes, it took me some time to realize that a resume should reflect my brand and tell my career story.
Write your career story to catch an employer’s attention. People in a position to hire go through tons of resumes. Therefore, craft your resume to seize the heart of a possible employer.
Choosing the right industry requires planning. Above all, we want to work for an industry we like. Sometimes it does not seem easy to find one.
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How do you know if an industry is a good fit for you? This question is a little complex. Before you embark on the journey, find an answer to the most difficult question first.
Do you frequently find yourself off track from completing your tasks? Have you ever failed to keep up winning with a daily routine?
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How many times have you setup a goal and end up quitting before you complete it? If so, this post is for you. It will give you strategies that may help you to start winning.
It is not an easy task to find that one person to spend the rest of life with, in a marriage. Once you get married, what could you do to keep the marriage safe?
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A study conducted by the Austin Institute for Family and Culture revealed that the number of divorced Americans had lingered between 40 and 50% since the 1970’s.
Success does not magically happen; one must have an open mind and the willingness to develop and explore different ways of doing things. Undeniably, it requires self-determination and a thoughtful plan.
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Have you ever wondered why others are successful while you are not? Of course, each one of us has a dream of becoming successful. Unfortunately, we fail to recognize the effort it takes to become successful.
You’ve worked for the same company in the same position for many years hoping for a promotion but could not get one. To make matter worse, your manager has promoted those who came after you.
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Then you ask yourself, “What have I done wrong?” The answer is that you have not done anything wrong, you just needed to take some few steps to win your promotion.
When shopping for a new car what are you looking for? Most of us will look for durability, muscle power, speed, and security. At the end of the day, we want a car that will make us happy.
The same happens when we look for a dream career. Most of us will be looking for a long-lasting, powerful job that will pay us more money in a short time, and give us the life security we need.
Imagine waking up in the morning, go to work, do tons of activities, and come home at the end of the day feeling you’ve accomplished nothing. If you’ve experienced this feeling, know that something needs to be done about it.
I used to swing it at work; starting my day with emails once I power on my laptop. I then jump into action on activities that come my way and continue like that until the end of the day.