Posts tagged with 'career-management'
Don't Be Too Quick to Abandon Liberal ArtsRead the rest of this entry »
In a matter of weeks some 18 million students will fill the lecture halls and classrooms of colleges and universities around the country. Still ringing in their ears will be the admonition of well-meaning family to "study something that will get you a job."
In this age where Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are celebrities, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen's famous warning about college majors has taken on the aura of career ...
HR Isn't Enough to Be An HR LeaderAre you a human resources professionals with ambitions to one day become a CHRO? Then learn business and know your business.Read the rest of this entry »
The people getting hired today to lead the HR departments of major companies -- and many that are mid-sized, too -- know the business cold, says an article on the HR information site, TLNT.com. They can analyze a P&L as easily as they can an EEO-1.
"Subject-matter excellence in areas ...
How to Make Your First IT Job A SuccessA first IT job after graduating is a lot like all other first jobs regardless of the field: you'll meet new people, discover things you never learned in class, and be expected to act like a professional.Read the rest of this entry »
But there is one, "dazzlingly different" difference, as an article on the CompTIA website puts it, and that is the amount of freedom and responsibility you'll have even as an entry-level ...
10 Principles For Career and LifeWhether you are an experienced executive assistant at the top of your profession or just at the beginning of your career there are "timeless truths" that if you adopt them, follow them, will propel you to success.Read the rest of this entry »
What are these "truths?" Human behavior expert, consultant and keynote speaker Colette Carlson outlined them for Business Management Daily.
One more thing: These are not only timeless truths, but universal truths that apply ...
Taking "The Long View" to Your CareerThere are any number of books offering career guidance. From the venerable What Color is Your Parachute? to the blunt Jobs Suck.Read the rest of this entry »
One of the newest, The Long View, departs from the usual how-to formula that so many of the advice books follow to take a more holistic view of both career and life and how to navigate the changing nature of work.
"We need a work philosophy that encompasses ...
What Temping Can Do For YouTemping may not be your first choice for a job, but there are plenty of reasons why it shouldn't be your last.Read the rest of this entry »
College grads still looking for that first job, parents reentering the workforce after staying home to care for the children, workers who've realized their first career choice was a mistake, all have good reason to consider temping.
That was what Rachel Bitte did when she discovered ...
Advance Your Career With These Don'tsRead the rest of this entry »
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A CEO's Career Advice to Young Professionals"Never underestimate the value of a job you actually find fulfilling."Read the rest of this entry »
More than the pay and the benefits, more, even than what your friends tell you and the comments on career sites, it is the nature of the work and the opportunities it offers that should be the deciding factor in what job to pursue and what offer to accept.
This advice comes from Rich Lesser, President and CEO at ...
Hack Your Way to a Different JobNot satisfied with the work you're doing? Don't quit. Hack into a new one. There are parts of every job we enjoy more than others, but when you find yourself pumped and excited -- and excelling -- at those parts where there's also a company need, you're in place to "job craft." Often, this job restructuring happens almost unwittingly. You do more of one thing; others notice, and ...Read the rest of this entry »
"Let's Just Get It Over With" and Other Phrases Not to UseRead the rest of this entry »
Everyone's had the experience of being assigned an unpleasant or seemingly pointless task. The knee-jerk reaction is to argue with the boss about it; a futile, and counter-productive effort that can come back to haunt you. The flip side of that is the "let's just get it over with" reaction. That, too, is the wrong response, says Kevin Daum in his "Roaring or Boring" column. "There is little ...