Category: Career Development

How to Find a Career that’s Right for You

The process of finding a career can be a relatively quick one or one that lasts a lifetime. We must remember that each of us has a different career path–we all have have different skill-sets as well as job and life experiences that give us unique opportunities albeit at different stages of our lives. However,

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Why you Should Create a ‘Mastermind’ Career Group

It is important to have support from friends, family, peers and even your community if you desire a happy and fruitful career. You perhaps already know the importance and the strength of relationships especially towards your personal and professional development. However, creating a mastermind career group is something you should consider (if you haven’t already.)

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Having ‘Vision’ in your Career Path

Even if you don’t have experience or training or even the education, that shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your dream career. In fact, if you are passionate and intent enough to achieve what you want there is absolutely no stopping you! However, there is an essential ingredient that you need; something that you need to

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Turning a Negative Work Experience into a Career opportunity

Many of us have had some type of negative experience at one or several of our jobs. It can be frustrating and a demotivating experience to say the least. Sometimes we try to stick it out believing things will get better or we feel that if we leave we are quitting. It can also be

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How to Find Opportunities to Grow (Personally and Professionally)

Opportunities for personal and professional development are all around us. Sometimes we need to fine-tune our awareness to be more sensitive those opportunities(which can lurk around us quietly.) They can come in many forms–here are a few ways to you find opportunities to help you grow personally and professionally. Keep Communicating That means always be

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Build Your Knowledge by Reading More

Reading is one of the most fundamental ways that we learn. Along with speaking and writing, reading is another form of communication that is very much taken for granted in our society. Having a high-level literacy skill can increase our workplace opportunities exponentially! One of the easiest ways to learn more is simply by reading

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How to Prepare for a New Career

The New Year is almost here and some of us are headed onto a new career path. Sometimes it is by choice or others times its beyond our control like being laid-off. Regardless, starting a new career is an exciting opportunity especially in this technological age. There are a variety of resources to get you

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How to Become the Ultimate Team Player

One of the most important traits to have in any work environment is being unselfish. Sometimes being a good team player is tough; some co-workers don’t try or management is lax–it is a sad reality when you start thinking about it. But thinking positively about your current role as well as your future opportunities should

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5 General Online Courses to Immediately Help You Upgrade Your Resume (Pt. 2)

Online courses can provide you with both fresh skillsets/knowledge and an amazing resume addition. Here are 5 more general online courses you can take: 1. Sales Consultation/Techniques Even if you aren’t in sales taking a course related to it can build your interpersonal and negotiation skills. It can help you in a host of different

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5 General Online Courses to Immediately Help You Upgrade Your Resume (Pt.1)

Continually upgrading your resume should be a priority. Even if it’s a basic skill set seeking out and taking courses online can go along way in helping your career. Paying for college courses is a great way to do this, but if you are short on time and lack the budget, there are a multitude

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