Posts tagged with 'career-management'
Career Advice From Clinical Research ProsRead the rest of this entry »
In an industry with many roles, seek out the one you love, the one where your passion lies.
That's good job advice for all seasons and all professions, but in this it refers to finding your niche in clinical research.
It's among a wealth of career advice from industry veterans, published in two parts this month on the ACRP’s Clinical Researcher site. These professionals describe their own career journey, offering …
A 10-Step Strategy to a Hedge Fund CareerRead the rest of this entry »
A career in alternative assets can be personally rewarding in a way few other jobs are. Besides meeting and working with remarkably smart go-getters and learning an industry that can influence global economic policy, it is also one of the most financially lucrative.
Getting in the door, however, can be as difficult as being accepted at an Ivy League school. Investopedia understatedly describes it as "no cakewalk."
For those committed …
How to Get Your Career Moving Forward AgainRead the rest of this entry »
Is your career stuck in neutral? Would you know if it is?
One sure sign your career is stagnating is if you're still doing the same things at work as when you started. If that's true, and you've been with your current employer for over a year without a career conversation or promise of a promotion, chances are you're in a dead end.
Here are some of the other signs …
Get Your Career In Shape For Banking's FutureRead the rest of this entry »
As banking institutions continue their struggle to be competitive, closing branches, merging, consolidating and eliminating jobs, how are you preparing?
"Banking careers are being disrupted every day due to the confluence of technology and competition," writes Jim Marous, co-publisher of The Financial Brand and Publisher of the Digital Banking Report.
He makes the point that the traditional path from hiring to management -- where longevity and loyalty made the …
The 6 Qualities That Make a Remarkable AdminRead the rest of this entry »
A good administrative assistant possess all the technical skills to get the job done successfully and professionally. A great administrative not only can do that, but also has those hard to find and sometimes hard to define talents that enable them to roll with the punches, so to speak, while making their mark on the organization and helping their boss to success.
What are these special talents? Business Management Daily …
This Year, Take Charge of Your CareerRead the rest of this entry »
If your New Year's resolutions include moving ahead with your career, your first step is to take charge of your future. The good news is that it doesn't have to mean changing jobs. Instead, take advantage of the opportunities that are all around you -- if you only look for them.
Most large companies (and many smaller ones, too) offer some form of tuition assistance for courses you take that …
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 certainty: …
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 …
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 IT specialist. …
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 …