Category: Career Development

Why Blogging about Your Career Development is a Great Idea! (Pt. 2)

If you are established in your career or starting out keeping a blog about your career development is an interesting and exciting way of documenting your growth. You can talk about your projects, any positive interaction with clients or even what kind of training you have done. Writing a post or two a week can

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Discovering Career/Job Info Through Books

These days a lot of our information can easily be acquired through the internet. However, books are still an essential part to our learning dynamic. If you are out discovering a new career or compiling more information on how to conduct a proper job search–books hold many of these answers. It is imperative then that

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Discovering ways to Succeed

Success is something that often doesn’t come easy. Success requires hard work, dedication and a strong mindset to achieve your goals. It also requires a bit of creativity! So here are a few tips on discovering ways to succeed: Be Humble Even if you have found happiness and success, being humble is perhaps one of

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5 Online Sites to Advertise Your Career Expertise

1. Craigslist Although mainly a place to sell and buy items, Craigslist is still a great place to advertise job postings, resumes and gigs–thus an amazing online area to post your career expertise. It’s free and despite a high chance of attracting spam, you can still yield some potential contacts by showcasing what you know.

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Free Community Career Resources You Can Use

When you’re on the job hunt it’s always imperative to look for and use any resources available. The first place you should check out is right in your backyard. You will be surprised how many great career resources are close by. Library The library is a great place to look for resources that will help

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5 Ways to Add Value to Your Career Profile

Adding ‘value’ to your career profile is an important process to your professional development. It includes: taking training/certificate courses, building your network and even doing volunteer work! It is also about self-discovery and learning more about your strengths and areas of opportunity. Here are 5 ways to add value to your career profile. 1. Expand

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How to Utilize Social Media to Showcase Your Skills

Social media can be a powerful tool in your job search ans building your career and professional brand. It can equally be an exceptional tool when you are showing people and potential employers your skill sets. For example, if you an experienced manager you can use social media like LinkedIn to detail your experience in

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How to Sell Your Education to Hiring Managers

Having a strong work history is important–it’s also great having a decent education. However, did you know that your education can somwtimes work against you? Too much education may reflect a focus on more theory than real world application. Ok, so you have a degree or a few certificates. However, the bottomline is if it’s

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